HR RESOURCES

ATTRACTING & GROWING TALENT IN THE PEI BIOSCIENCE COMMUNITY

The PEI BioAlliance collaborates with bioscience companies and academic and training institutions to promote job opportunities, build HR best practices, support skills development and generate public awareness of bioscience careers.

Activities include:

  • Expand job seeker networks to attract well-qualified talent to the PEI bioscience community
  • Promote career opportunities
  • Meet with job seekers who wish to access opportunities in the bioscience community
  • Work with universities/colleges and community organizations to highlight bioscience opportunities for new graduates
  • Consult with companies and participate in HR working groups to strengthen HR best practices and address challenges and opportunities
  • Collaborate to raise the profile of the PEI BioAlliance cluster nationally and internationally to attract strong talent to PEI which will drive innovation, population numbers and long-term economic growth
  • Conduct quarterly surveys to measure recruitment success and identify upcoming recruitment needs

CAREERS

The PEI BioAlliance Community employs almost 1500 people. There are 46 bioscience companies. Typical breakdown of job categories over the past years:

  • 30% scientist
  • 20% quality control/assurance
  • 40% production
  • 10% business administration

The following are some examples of careers within the bioscience community:

SCIENTIST/RESEARCH/LAB

  • Post Doc, Senior Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Scientist R&D
  • Analytical Research Chemist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Research Technician

QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL

  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Validation Manager
  • QA Associate, Validation
  • Quality Control Team Lead
  • Regulatory Affairs Associate

PRODUCTION

  • Process Engineer
  • Process Development
  • Engineering Technician
  • Chemical Process Operator
  • Fermentation Technician
  • Production Technician
  • Production Team Lead
  • Facility Maintenance Technician
  • Facility Manager
  • Manufacturing Shift Manager

SENIOR MANAGEMENT/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • CEO/General Manager
  • Vice-President – Marketing/Finance/Operations
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Development Manager/Representative
  • Payroll & Benefits Administrator