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Account Director – Hanover

London, U.K.


Hanover is looking for an Account Director to join its healthcare consultancy. We are looking for an experienced healthcare public affairs and policy practitioner with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of healthcare policy, politics and market access. The successful candidate will lead projects for major clients in the healthcare sector as well as take responsibility for new business development and pitching for the healthcare team.

This is an exciting and hugely rewarding role with the opportunity to work with some of London’s leading healthcare consultancy operators in a growing organisation with a collegiate culture.


– To give strategic advice to clients on public affairs, policy and market access
– Managing client accounts and budgets
– Give counsel and support with operational skill, where required
– Project manage a team of Account Executives, Consultants and Senior Consultants
– Lead on tenders and pitches aimed at winning new business for Hanover
– Generate new business fee income from new contacts becoming clients or new business from existing clients

This role will lead on accounts across our healthcare practice, which spans the pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors, the NHS, charities, and private service providers. The main focus of current work programmes is working closely with the pharmaceutical industry, however the consultancy ensures all staff have the ability to lead work in other areas of healthcare and has active work programmes with clients beyond in medical devices, patient groups and healthcare data.


We are looking for someone with prior consultancy experience working with the pharmaceutical industry on corporate public affairs, brand policy and market access for clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the challenges facing the industry and the changing NHS landscape.

Experience of working in a UK healthcare consultancy is preferred but we will also consider those with in-house experience, those with experience working in a consultancy with some healthcare experience/a desire to focus/specialise in healthcare.

Our healthcare clients are from both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors and we are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following skills/experience:

– Public affairs and market access experience with corporate issues and pharmaceutical brands
– Ability to lead teams and drive client accounts
– Excellent project and budget management
– Good presentation and pitching capabilities
– Proven new business development and networking ability
– A strong personal network of contacts across politics, policy, NHS, third parties, and client side
– Deep understanding of the new NHS architecture and health policy
– Some understanding of Brussels and EU healthcare agendas would also be an advantage
– Media relations experience useful but not essential

To apply for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] quoting reference “HC-ACD” clearly in the subject header.

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