‘The main focus and core business: Clinical Research Consultancy’
‘The main focus and core business:
Clinical Research Consultancy’

Every company in Life Sciences develops from its pipeline. FirstWave assists companies as they develop their product, to fully matured Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices or Biotechnology companies managing Global Clinical Trials.

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Based on this Clinical Research principle, FirstWave extends its business services to Medical and Regulatory Affairs, helping the client by providing expert advice throughout the Development Process. In Clinical Research, we provide specialized independent contractors or payroll employees, so we are able to meet companies’ requirements for ad hoc consultancy expertise or long term projects. Our consultants’ profiles range from Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) to Clinical Research Associate (CRA) with (co-) monitoring skills to Lead CRA, (Field) Clinical Engineers, Clinical Project Managers with budget management expertise and experience in managing CRAs and CROs.

FirstWave profiles of Clinical Operations Manager and Clinical Program Manager have a proven track record of managing Clinical Research departments, while offering in-depth consultancy throughout the build-up of the department on affiliate or corporate level. We also provide a wide range of Study Nurses and/or Study Coordinator profiles to the Healthcare Industry.

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FirstWave offers extensive support within Medical & Regulatory Affairs. We have built a strong consultant base of primarily independent contractors in the Benelux and Europe focusing on:

Regulatory Affairs Officers

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Pricing & Reimbursement Consultants

Pharmacovigilance Officers

Drug Safety Consultants

Industrial Pharmacists

Medical Advisors (MD)

Medical Science Liaison Officers

Medical Writers

Medical Managers

Medical Directors (ad interim)


‘FirstWave unlocks potential’
‘FirstWave unlocks potential’

Each of our consultants is selected via an in-depth, competency-oriented, personal interview based on Client and Project Requirements. We actively search for and headhunt each of our consultants, based on the same principles and code of conduct Executive Search firms adhere to. With a dynamic network in recruitment, our selection process takes less than two weeks. Once the selection process is concluded, the shortlist of candidates is presented to the client, to further select on the ‘personal fit’.

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At the end of the consultancy period and upon formal request, the client may propose the consultant join the firm on a permanent basis.

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