Incisive Health is an award-winning healthcare policy and communications consultancy, delivering the results that truly matter to clients and – ultimately – to the patients they serve. Working closely with their International and London practices, Incisive Health’s fast-growing EU office is catering to a multitude of clients across all healthcare sectors and is now seeking to expand further by hiring a senior healthcare consultancy professional.

As the only agency in Brussels exclusively dedicated to healthcare advice, Incisive Health and its large team of professionals delivers its clients with tailor-made services:

  • Clinical Advocacy
  • Corporate Communications
  • Digital Communications
  • Payer Engagement
  • Public Affairs
  • Stakeholder Mobilisation and Campaigning
  • Strategy and Policy Development
  • Training

 

The Role

In addition to the responsibilities set out below, the individuals will be prepared to take on additional tasks at the request of client leads or the Incisive Health Brussels management team (the Brussels Operating Committee – the BOC).

Political and policy intelligence

  • Demonstrating leadership in the office by understanding political and policy change, and supporting members of the team to interpret it for clients
  • Providing high quality advice to clients on the implications of policy or political developments for their strategy and programmes of activity, independently of more senior members of the team
  • Leading client teams independently in ensuring that clients receive rapid alerts on policy changes and their implications, with clear recommendations for activity if appropriate

Client service

  • Ensuring that work delivered by you, or by teams for which you are responsible, is delivered to a high degree of accuracy (in terms of substance, spelling and grammar)
  • Leading client accounts, including leading the development of the strategy underpinning client programmes
  • Ensuring accounts where the Associate Director is the team lead are delivered to the expectations and satisfaction of the client
  • Identifying areas for expansion and enhanced delivery of client programmes, including the development of new service offerings for clients

New business

  • Prospecting actively for, and securing, significant new business
  • Developing strategies and materials for new business pitches and proposals
  • Drafting new business materials, leading or participating in pitches, as appropriate
  • Networking in policy/political fields to develop contacts and capture business intelligence

Marketing

  • Building an independent profile in the sector as a thought-leader and expert in health policy
  • Playing an active role in the development of marketing events and/or materials
  • Ensuring the business maintains an active social media presence via e.g., twitter/ blogging

Personnel

  • Nurturing the development of all members of the junior team, actively supporting them to develop as consultants and to progress
  • Line-managing members of the team

 

The Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Master degree in a relevant field and proven experience in public affairs, health policy, consultancy and/or in the European institutions.

They will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of health policy and a sound understanding of EU policy and decision-making processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and at least one more EU language
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Strong project management skills: be able to balance competing demands,manage a portfolio of clients and multiple projects, and meet client expectations
  • Eager, productive and positive attitude
  • A go-getter who wants to learn and contribute to a fast-growing and dynamic agency
  • Right to legally work in Belgium

 

The Offer

  • A full-time exciting and challenging job in an energetic, professional and collaborative work environment with a strong support structure and a solid work-life balance
  • The opportunity to exercise leadership and shape a large team of sustainability professionals by owning the role
  • Enormous potential for both, personal growth and professional growth within the agency
  • Working with a diverse range of clients across different fields of healthcare and support global market leaders on a range of fascinating accounts and interesting brands
  • A competitive salary package with a range of extra perks and team bonuses

LocationBrussels

SectorHealthcare, Public Affairs