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Associate, Market Access

Covance 12/11/2017 2:53:35 PM
JOB ID: 15882 Category: Consulting
London, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Market Access

At Covance Market Access Consulting we partner with our clients – pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, including large global corporations and small regional firms – to help them achieve optimal market access for their products, thereby maximising commercial success.

We develop strategies based on research and analysis that provide our clients with in-depth understanding of the marketplace, the opinions of payers and other decision-makers, and the anticipated market access challenges they may face. This helps our clients plan for launch and beyond. We generate evidence to demonstrate the comparative value of our clients' products. We distil the value of the product into easy-to-use suites of communication materials and tools – based on clear and consistent arguments – that can be tailored for maximum impact with different audiences.

We are recruiting for our market access consulting division in central London and are currently seeking to hire Market Access Writers to develop arguments and evidence for use by our clients in communicating the value of innovative medical technologies to the people who pay for them. The role involves collaboration with our multidisciplinary consultancy teams in London and other locations. This will be a permanent, full time position, office-based in London.

About the Job

Within this position, your duties may include:

* Developing written materials of different types as well as slide decks and content for on-screen presentations
* Literature searching
* Analysis of data
* Development of evidence-based arguments
* Conducting market research interviews
* Development of crystal-clear and visually impactful materials

About You

To be successful in this position, you will need to hold a life-science degree, (Masters or PhD preferred). Candidates must be bright and resourceful all-rounders with:

* Exceptional written English
* Good numeracy and logical skills
* A creative and inventive mind
* First-class attention to detail
* Experience of medical writing, health economics or healthcare-related market access is a bonus

We Offer
Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

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Education / Qualifications

a life-science degree, (Masters or PhD preferred)


* Exceptional written English
* Good numeracy and logical skills
* A creative and inventive mind
* First-class attention to detail
* Experience of medical writing, health economics or healthcare-related market access is a bonus

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: London, UK - United Kingdom


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).