Account Director- Health Policy (Global)

Account ManagementLondon, United Kingdom

Account Director, International

About Incisive Health

Incisive Health is a global, award-winning health policy and public affairs consultancy.


At Incisive Health, we help our clients understand fast-paced health policy environments and advise them on how they can cut through the noise with their policy and communications strategies. We are creative, ambitious and dedicated and if you are too, then we can offer you a sector-leading opportunity to grow your skills and expertise.


The International health policy team works with global and regional healthcare companies and organisations to support global policy landscaping, policy and public affairs strategy and narrative development, policy research and report writing, global policy engagement and advocacy coalition building and capability development for different policy teams. We deliver the results that matter for our clients and - ultimately - for the patients they serve.


We are proudly part of Inizio Evoke, a global health marketing, communications, and transformation platform unlocking growth through data-driven insights and human centricity. We are purpose-built to make Health more human™.

What’s the job?

As an an Account Director in the International team, you will be responsible for leading client accounts, driving the delivery of client projects and providing strategic counsel to clients. You will also be responsible for supporting the development of junior members of staff, coaching them on projects and line managing members of the team.

You will play a central role growing the International business and providing insight and expert counsel to our global clients. Our clients are diverse, but they are united by the shared aim of improving the lives of patients and populations around the world. You will get the opportunity to work with teams in different disease areas and geographies to build and implement strategies that improve access to healthcare. These projects may include global policy strategy and narrative development, external policy insight generation and stakeholder advocacy campaigns.

About you

You are an experienced health policy professional with a keen understanding of different health systems and the forces that shape them. You have a passion for global health policy, having worked in different disease areas and geographies. You will ideally have experience of working in a healthcare consultancy or agency and have either worked in, or very closely with, global NGOs and healthcare companies.

As the successful applicant, you must be able to demonstrate personal initiative and quick problem solving abilities, while maintaining high attention to detail and quality in your work. You have excellent project management skills, and preferably, an understanding of consultancy tools from your previous roles. Above all, you are a bright, creative thinker who is excited to help build and grow the international business at Evoke Incisive Health.

Our Account Directors are responsible for:

  • Keeping abreast of major policy and political developments across key markets and disease areas; and proactively sharing them with the wider team with recommendations on which clients it may impact
  • Leading client accounts and working with account teams to ensure smooth delivery of client projects, and establishing yourself as a strategic counsel to clients
  • Supporting the development of junior colleagues by coaching, mentoring and line managing team members
  • Leading development of strategies and materials for new business pitches and proposals
  • Networking to develop contacts, capture business intelligence and actively prospect for marketing and new business opportunities


What is it like to work at Incisive Health? 

At Incisive Health we are as ambitious for ourselves as we are for our clients. From the moment you join our team you will be supported and encouraged to develop your talents in your own interest areas and challenged to discover and hone new areas of expertise, through projects in different sectors of healthcare or new geographies.


Our offer includes formal training programmes, a personal training budget, regular opportunities to hear from expert speakers, and most importantly the opportunity to work with and learn from a senior team that has helped to drive some of the most significant health policy change in recent times. As a leader in the business yourself, you will be supported on how to coach and mentor the next generation of Incisive Health leaders and on how to lead diverse teams with confidence.



Benefits include:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Life insurance cover
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)     
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits available
  • Online training platform/programs
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Community action focussed programs
  • Cycle scheme


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.