Careers

Fundamentally, healthcare translation requires an unmet patient need, biomedical innovation and the right people to deliver a solution.

At IPAV we are tremendously proud of our team and trusted global network of advisors, all of whom share a common passion and expertise at the interface of science and business. However, this critical interface – often coined the ‘Valley of Death’ – is sparsely populated.

If you believe you have a unique translational skill-set, at any stage of your career, Intern, Associate, Principal or Partner, we want to hear from you. We are all fighting the same battle, so lets join forces: on a client project, as an employee or simply over a good drink (there is a reason our preferred beverages can be found on our profiles).

Our application process is simple, please provide the following:

  1. Current CV
  2. Short personal definition of healthcare translation
  3. Cover outlining how you believe you can make an impactful contribution to IPAV

We actively encourage opportunistic applications. And details of our current vacancies can be found below.

No careers page is complete without an equal opportunities statement. At IPAV we don’t make statements, we take action.

Pharma is replete with insular thinkers, “drinking their own Kool-ade;” but you won’t find any at IPAV. Irrespective of your background, diversity and inclusion makes for great teams and transformative contributions to our clients, so please get in touch. And what other healthcare advisory practice has a world leader in diversity and inclusion on its Board?

Finally, recruitment agencies, while many of you are charming, we want autonomous partners in our business, and believe those people can contact us directly.

Please send us a message

CURRENT VACANCIES

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The analyst will join a team of qualified consultants working on a broad range of high-profile client projects. Whilst gaining key industry insights, analysts will actively contribute to core projects and provide support to senior consultants from the outset.

They will receive extensive training and development, including the use of commercial intelligence tools for intellectual property and clinical trial landscaping, learn how to appraise and utilize scientific literature in the business sense, and will quickly become an integral part of the team.

Significant opportunities for international travel and interaction with industry and academic thought leaders will be available in the position.

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The analyst will join a team of both qualified consultants and patent attorneys working on a broad range of high-profile client projects. Whilst gaining key industry insights, Junior IP Analysts will actively contribute to core projects and provide support to senior patent attorneys from the outset.

They will receive extensive training and development in intellectual property, including the use of commercial intelligence tools for intellectual property and clinical trial landscaping, learn how to appraise client inventions and extract strategic advantages, and gain key competencies in drafting patent applications.  Junior IP Analysts will quickly become an integral part of the team and promising candidates will be supported through our in-house Patent Attorney Training Scheme. Significant opportunities for international travel and interaction with industry and academic thought leaders will be available in the position.

Subject to performance, Analysts are expected to progress to Associate level within a one to two year timeframe.

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We are looking for a well-organised office assistant to provide assistance and support to the Senior Associate, as well as, when required, to the Executive Officer, and to assist in the smooth running of the IPAV office.

Duties will be wide-ranging and varied. The postholder must have a professional outlook, excellent written and verbal communication skills and have good attention to detail.

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We are looking for a well-organised office assistant to provide assistance and support to the Senior Associate, as well as, when required, to the Executive Officer, and to assist in the smooth running of the IPAV office.

Duties will be wide-ranging and varied. The postholder must have a professional outlook, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and preferably also have experience in project management.

The successful candidate will be expected to take on the majority of the post’s responsibilities upon commencing the role with minimal training. However, training will be provided for more specialist duties, and the opportunity for professional development will be presented in line with the needs of the successful candidate. 

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