The global medical devices industry experienced an 11% drop in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Corporate Governance in Medical Devices – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 5% increase versus Q3 2021.

Notably, General and Operations Managers jobs accounted for a 5% share of the global medical devices industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 5% over the prior quarter.

General and Operations Managers drive corporate governance-related hiring activity

General and Operations Managers, with a share of 5%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the medical devices industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 5% quarter-on-quarter. Registered Nurses came in second with a share of 5% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 32% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent corporate governance roles include Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Miscellaneous Engineers with a 3% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in medical devices industry accounted for 20% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Arjo, ArjoHuntleigh, Bernafon and Alcon. Together they accounted for a combined share of 20% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the medical devices industry.

Arjo posted 538 jobs in Q3 2022 and registered a drop of 32% over the previous quarter, followed by ArjoHuntleigh with 525 jobs and a 37% drop. Bernafon with 465 jobs and Alcon with 406 jobs, recorded a 26% growth and a 28% decrease, respectively, while Option Care Enterprises recorded a 15% increase with 334 job postings during Q3 2022.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 70% share of total active job postings, Q3 2022

The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the medical devices industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 70% followed by the UK (7%) and India (4%). The share represented by the US was two percentage points lower than the 72% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.

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