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The Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is considered an emerging market amongst pharmaceutical and life science companies with spending growth in MEA forecasted to rise by 9.3% annually. An increase in non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular conditions and oncology are driving the demand for more advanced drug therapies additionally.

With further sector growth expected in the coming years, the need for talent will remain high and competitive, especially across marketing, sales and commercial positions i.e. Country Managers, GM’s, Business Unit Heads etc. and companies must have a high-quality leadership vision to operate successfully.

The MEA team based in Dubai have a specialist team focused entirely on the recruitment of mid, senior and C- level positions within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. We deliver both contingent, retained and project driven solutions for permanent positions depending on the nature of the search and the client needs.

We are proud to say that we can tailor what we deliver based on unique candidate requirements such as confidential searches, special recruitment of GCC nationals, market insight and benchmarking. Carter Murrays Life Sciences Practice global reach across 12 offices allows the team to source the best in class talent and potentially bring them into the region.

Get in touch with a member of our team to discuss your recruitment requirements.

Our core expertise:

• General Management
• Sales & Business Development
• Business Analytics & Insights
• Medical Affairs
• Market Access
• Marketing Communications
• Brand Management
• Digital Marketing

Selected Track Record within MEA Life Sciences:

Country Head (KSA)
Global Pharmaceutical Company

Commercial Director (MEA)
Leading Global Pharmaceutical Company

Business Unit Head (KSA)
Global Pharmaceutical Company

Regional Marketing Director (UAE)
Leading MNC Medical Devices Company

Business Unit Head (South Africa)
Leading MNC Pharmaceutical Company

Sales & Marketing Director (UAE)
Leading MNC Medical Devices Company

National Sales Manager (Pakistan)
Leading Global Pharmaceutical Company

National Sales Manager (KSA)
Leading Global Pharmaceutical Company