careers advice

Health Science Pharmaceuticals

Types of jobs in this sector

The career choices covered are pharmacy, research and development, regulation, pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply, commercial, pharmaceutical quality assurance and control and information technology systems.

Reference:  GlaxoSmithKline

Writing CVs:  Same as standard generic CVs but with specific experience and qualifications to Health Science and Pharmaceuticals.

International company CVs:  Check with the company on their required CV format.  Majority prefer a standard CV template with qualifications and experience specifically relating job advert requirements in Health Science Pharmaceuticals.

Application forms:  Same as advise as generic information but relevant to Health Science Pharmaceuticals.

Preparing for Interviews: Same advise as generic information but include specific experience and skills in Health Science and Pharmaceuticals.

International CVs:  Health Science and Pharmaceuticals companies have their individual recruitment process which will be stated on websites or through the recruitment process so it is best to check with them.

Key sources of vacancies and internships

•  Kenya / Africa jobs


• Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya
• Kenya Pharmaceutical Association