Resourcing Solutions for Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Development


AXESS was formed in 1990 to provide an expert and knowledgeable recruitment service to candidates and clients in the pharmaceutical industry. We specialise in executive level jobs and interim positions and as our senior consultants have worked within the industry we can understand the recruitment needs of both candidate and client and give professional and effective advice on recruitment strategy.

The Company

AXESS is a limited company registered in the UK which is owned by its current management team, Beth Thomas-Stonier and Ian Thomas. We are a focused and specialist pharmaceutical industry recruitment business. We are well financed, have no debt and focus on delivering a steady level of revenue and profit growth through providing an excellent and repeatable service for our customers.

Our Services

We provide a range of recruitment services to our clients. We don’t believe that “one size fits all”. Our aim is to provide our clients with flexible tailored solutions that meet their needs on time and on budget. Our processes are designed to ensure a good, long-term fit, regardless of whether the job is for an interim contract or a senior permanent placement.


Recently Filled Vacancies

Clinical Project Manager    Clinical Consultant    Interim Clinical Trial Supply Manager Europe    Senior Manager Project Management    Associate Director, Clinical Operations    Medical Director Renal    Senior CRA    Head of Medical Affairs Oncology    Head of Clinical Operations (UK & Ireland)    MSL Diabetes    Associate Director, Clinical Research, Neurology    Medical Director Global Clinical Science GI    Senior Clinical Development Physician    Interim Medical Support Rare Diseases Global    Senior Manager, Study Management    Medical Director UK & Ireland    Global Medical Director COPD    Global Medical Affairs Manager Gene Therapy    Head of Healthcare Compliance    EU Director, Project Management    MSL Oncology    Head of Medical Affairs IBD/Immunology    Medical Manager - Oncology Biosimilars    Senior Medical Information Officer    Medical Science Advisor    Medical Manager Neurology    PV Medical Director    Medical Monitor    Medical Director Immuno Oncology    Global Scientific Director    Medical Affairs Manager    PV Senior Associate    Global Safety Lead    Head of Clinical Development    PV Scientist    Senior PV Lead/Deputy QPPV    Scientific Advisor    Interim Senior Benefits Risk Physician    Director, Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance    GI PV Medical Director    Pharmacovigilance Physician    Clinical Trial Data Sharing Coordinator    Clinical Research Physician    Reg Affairs Associate    Interim Regulatory Project Manager    Interim Final Medical Signatory    Interim (Senior) Medical Writer    MSL Oncology    Interim Compliance Lead    Head of Compliance    Manager, Medical Education

Our Team

The majority of our team have  worked within the industry; and those who have not bring significant professional recruitment and search experience.

Our team has a wealth of experience within the sector and work with state of the art web-based recruitment tools, as well as a significant relational database. Each functional area has a dedicated Talent Acquisition Manager who is able to give candidates and clients advice on the latest pharmaceutical career trends and opportunities. We like to meet candidates on a face to face basis. This ensures that staff requirements can be met quickly with the right calibre candidates. We are delighted that many candidates register with us on the recommendation of friends and colleagues.

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