FIPRA International – Brussels

Junior Consultant – Healthcare, Life Sciences & Wellbeing Practice

FIPRA is looking for a junior level consultant to join its Healthcare, Life Sciences & Wellbeing practice. FIPRA’s Healthcare practice has 20 years’ experience advising pharmaceutical and medical device companies, trade associations, patient organisations, NGOs and healthcare professionals on delivering policy change in the European Union and other regions. We have extensive experience in facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue and collaboration to bring about policy challenge. 

Role and responsibilities

  • Conduct research, monitoring and analysis across a diverse range of topics, including access to medicines, intellectual property rights, digital health and global health as well as disease-specific issues; 
  • Gather intelligence by using FIPRA resources and your own network; 
  • Drawback on your existing network and further expand it by taking part in relevant events on behalf of FIPRA;  
  • Contribute to creative and sustainable strategies for new business development; 
  • Participate in interactions (meetings/calls) with clients and stakeholders and ensure appropriate follow up; 
  • Provide research, advocacy, communications, strategic and logistical support for multi-stakeholder initiatives to address pressing policy issues and deliver concrete policy change; 
  • Work closely with and provide support as necessary to all members of FIPRA’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Wellbeing practice and other business units.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience/traineeship in one of the European Institutions, consultancy, in-house public affairs team, trade association or NGO/patient group; 
  • Good understanding of EU processes and healthcare and life science policies; 
  • Proven interest in legislative and regulatory processes and healthcare issues; 
  • Good analytical and organisational skills as well as attention to detail; 
  • Excellent spoken and written English, native speaker equivalent;    
  • Good command of social media is an asset;  
  • Creativity, proactivity, good communication and networking skills;   
  • Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously in a fast-paced environment;  
  • Strong academic credentials.   

In return FIPRA offers you the possibility to join a highly professional and challenging international work environment, which will stimulate your professional and individual development. At FIPRA we believe that success is all about people, and shared success and professional pride are among our core values. We will also offer you an attractive salary package. 

To apply

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to our HR team at recruitment@fipra.com. We look forward to meeting you! 

About FIPRA

FIPRA International is an independent European public affairs consultancy based in Brussels with a reach in more than 50 countries worldwide through the FIPRA Network. 

Since its foundation in 2000, FIPRA International has advised a wide range of clients in a host of sectors, including healthcare, food and drink, competition, chemicals, industrials and mining, digital and technology, energy and environment, financial services, transport and logistics, international trade and Brexit-related issues. 

At the heart of our collective approach to public affairs and government relations lies a determination to seek the common ground between our clients’ objectives and the wider public interest. 

Individually, each of our business units are leaders in their specific policy area; our teams are staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of delivering results for our clients.  Read more here: www.fipra.com.