Junior Level Consultant in Healthcare & Food Practices

Foresight International Policy & Regulatory Advisers (FIPRA)
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Jun-26-2020
  • Posted
    Jun 17

Position description

FIPRA is looking for a junior level consultant to join its Healthcare & Food practices. 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, bringing together all actors to address pressing policy challenges.

Role and responsibilities

  • Conduct research 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;
  • Develop your network 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 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 & Food practices.

Qualifications

  • 1-year experience in an EU institution, consultancy, in-house public affairs team, trade association or NGO/patient group;
  • Good understanding of EU processes and healthcare, pharmaceutical and/or food policies;
  • Proven interest in legislative and regulatory processes;
  • Good analytical and organisational skills;
  • Excellent spoken and written English, native speaker equivalent;
  • Creativity, proactivity, good communication and networking skills.

In return FIPRA offers you the possibility to join a highly professional and challenging international working 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.

About FIPRA

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

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 is a leader in their specific policy area. All are staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of delivering enduring results for our clients.

Application instructions

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to our HR team by close of business on June 26th, 2020.

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