Junior Consultant Healthcare Public Affairs Consultancy, Brussels

FleishmanHillard’s Brussels office is seeking a junior consultant to support its Healthcare practice (permanent offer)

FleishmanHillard in Brussels is Europe’s leading EU public affairs and communications consultancy. We have an excellent track record of advising blue chip clients as they navigate regulatory, political and policy issues of substantial commercial and societal significance.  Our approach hinges on close partnership, offering deep expertise and applying insight as well as creativity to our clients’ issues.

We advise our clients on the implications of legislative and other policy developments for their organisations, and develop advocacy strategies that help them meet their objectives and enhance their positioning. Our approach hinges on close partnership, offering deep expertise and applying insight as well as creativity to our clients’ issues.

 

The position

We are looking for a Public Affairs Junior Consultant with some knowledge in the Healthcare policy field, to join this fast growing practice.  The Consultant will assist in the implementation of public affairs programmes for market-leading global accounts. Based on his/her daily monitoring of relevant information sources and reporting on key developments, he/she will assist with preparing draft reports, presentations and issue analysis relevant to our clients.  He/she will further be expected to proactively build networks around a number of dossiers with key relevant stakeholders from the EU institutions and private sector organisations.

 

Experience required

  • We are considering candidates with some relevant previous work experience or internship
  • Good understanding of EU policymaking and a true interest in the healthcare sector
  • Any previous experience acquired through working in the EU institutions or national ministries of healthcare/regulators, in a consultancy firm or in-house in a healthcare organisation is a plus

 

Skills & Competencies required

  • Basic understanding of healthcare sector and of policy issues most impacting that sector
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English is a must; fluency in one or more other languages is a plus
  • Commitment to the highest standards of service delivery
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to build and maintain trusting relationships
  • Dynamic, supportive, collaborative and willing team player
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