‘We conduct an in-depth client screening ensuring the perfect project for our consultant’
‘We conduct an in-depth client screening ensuring the perfect project for our consultant’

FirstWave works with leading Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Biotechnology companies, selected on their established reputation or extensive growth potential within the Healthcare Industry.

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Based on our competency-based recruitment model, FirstWave created a number of Master Service Agreements with a multitude of Healthcare companies, making FirstWave one of Belgium’s outsourcing companies with the widest client base, and even sole local provider for some of them. This is an ideal situation for placing and re-placing consultants as their career evolves.

We continuously look for new assignments and projects with a myriad of clients ranging from large pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Biotechnology companies and we closely collaborate with start-up companies, to be ‘the FirstWave of experts’ to help build and develop new products.

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‘We take pride
in being different’
‘We take pride in being different’

A culture of respect and transparency, flexibility, home-based potential, interesting career opportunities, competitive salary packages, extensive training programs, detailed follow-up and a personal approach are some of the benefits at FirstWave.

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By choosing for a career as a consultant, you are presented with a wide range of best practices in different fields and organizations, all enriching your overall experience and future potential. FirstWave offers an exciting working environment with a drive for finding the right match between the client and the consultant. Together with a wide range of teambuilding and consultant-oriented events, cultivating talent, a strong team spirit and group cohesion, while working on different projects.

The FirstWave approach is unique in terms of the way we work on an individual basis with every consultant.

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‘We accompany you on the path
of personal growth’
‘We accompany you on the path
of personal growth’

FirstWave has one of the highest staff retention rates in our industry, largely thanks to our focus on the consultant in terms of professional and personal development. FirstWave offers each consultant three types of tailor-made training.


Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) training

Personal coaching

Communication skills

Presentation skills

Direct and remote People Management

French, English and Dutch for business



ISO certification for Medical Devices

Introduction to Medical Devices

Introduction to Clinical Monitoring

Introduction to Clinical Project Management

Advanced Clinical Project Management

Budget Management

MS Project Management training

FDA inspection readiness training

Changes in Healthcare regulations (when applicable)


Apart from training proposals for each of our consultants, every consultant receives an ‘on-project training’ by the client, in order to become familiar with the Standard Operating Procedures and the domain-specific knowledge requirements of each assignment.


‘We measure ourselves
by your success’
‘We measure ourselves
by your success’

FirstWave works with independent consultants as well as payroll employees. As a consultant you may choose which model suits your needs best. FirstWave endeavors to provide assistance whichever your plans may be.

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Our projects range from short-term part time, to long-term fulltime roles within some of Life Sciences and Healthcare’s Leading Companies. If you are interested in the field of Medical or Regulatory Affairs, FirstWave can assist in finding your next project. Each consultant has the option to become a permanent member of the clients’ team whenever both parties decide to do so. Are you a Clinical Trial Assistant, Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Engineer, Clinical Project Manager, Clinical Research Manager, Clinical Operations Manager or Clinical Program Manager? Then FirstWave can assist you in finding your next career opportunity.

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Please apply via email and send us your resume so we can update you on all current and future roles :.