Thinking About a Career in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Monday, 18 November 2019 

Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1AW

Event Overview

Ready to transfer your skills to an exciting new role and rocket your salary? 

Knowledge of the NHS structure and challenges are becoming increasingly more important for many roles in pharmaceutical industry, particularly in terms of identifying customer needs. With salaries starting from £40k - £70k+ for drug safety, medical affairs and medical science liaison roles, our event will help you put your best foot forward. 

Taught by leading experts, this one-day event will give you valuable insights and advice to help you get started in this competitive market. 

Interactive, practical workshops and case studies will give you an understanding of the on-going and proactive drug safety activities taking place in patient safety departments, and the array of roles available. 

You can even personalise the programme to your interests, whether you want to explore roles in drug safety or medical affairs. 

Why attend?

By attending this event, you will: 

  • Be introduced to key terminologies, legal and regulatory basics;
  • Understand the role of patient safety departments in companies, including managing internal and external stakeholder relationships; 
  • Be able to explain the importance of drug safety throughout a products life-cycle and how this is carried out; 
  • Understand benefit-risk monitoring of drugs; how to identify new or changing risks of a medicines and measures taken to mitigate risk and promote the safe and effective use; 
  • Critically explain compliance in drug safety; 
  • Understand how your skills transfer so you can explore and apply for new career opportunities. 

What do previous attendees think? 

"Informative, motivational and eye-opening. The interactive workshops helped my understanding and is definitely a plus on my CV when preparing for interviews."

"Inspiring course with enthusiastic speakers giving practical advice about getting roles in drug safety and pharmacovigilance. Really enjoyable!"


Who should attend? 

If you have an interest in pursuing a new career in the pharmaceutical industry, then this will be an ideal starter for you. No previous experience necesary. 











Speakers & Programme

Join leading experts in the pharmaceutical industry for this one-day event to discover exciting new career opportunities for you! 



Registration Fees

Ticket Type Fee
RPS Member £60.00
RPS Student Member £54.00
Non-Member £125.00
Non-GPhC Registrant £125.00

Registration fees include: 

  • Access to all sessions;
  • Delegate pack on arrival;
  • Printed and electronic event resources;
  • Refreshments and lunch; 
  • Certificate of attendance.