Account Director – Healthcare Public Affairs (Dublin / London)

by H/Advisors Cicero

As a rapidly expanding PR and public affairs consultancy, we are now looking to hire an ambitious Public Affairs EU Healthcare Account Director to oversee multiple client accounts in the healthcare sector and manage account handling teams.

The role will be in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment, helping our clients stay on top of the busy EU legislative landscape and to support on global healthcare public affairs accounts.

The role:

  • Playing a leading part in the development of a new global PA healthcare team within Cicero/amo
  • Taking an active role in developing and winning global new business. Playing a key role in pitches, identifying, and converting prospective new business targets.
  • Leading accounts and managing your account handling teams and account delivery.
  • Developing and managing global strategic and creative public affairs campaigns (legislative and non-legislative)
  • Helping to grow the team and supporting junior member’s progress
  • Key support for the Director of the health public affairs team.
  • Helping to develop Cicero Group’s external healthcare presence and marketing.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in public affairs, preferably in agency but in-house also required.
  • A working knowledge of either or both UK/EU government institutions, with a focus on healthcare.
  • Knowledge and experience of the EU and or UK healthcare legislative and market access landscape.
  • Commercially knowledgeable with proven new business skills.
  • Expert knowledge of policy and legislative issues and fully competent to consult on them.
  • Experience of developing and executing complex strategic healthcare public affairs campaigns.

Key Competencies:

  • An ambitious person who has the drive to drive a high growth potential part of the business
  • A “get up and go” attitude.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The working language of the office is English, an additional language would be an asset but not essential.
  • Proven management and leadership skills with the desire to manage a team.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • A strategic and entrepreneurial mind-set.



Competitive and dependent on experience.


Depending on where you are based, you will be required to travel to Brussels, Dublin, and London on an ad hoc basis.

Remote Working

You would begin your career with Cicero/amo working remotely part-time and in the office two days a week. This is negotiable depending on the right candidates’ circumstances.

Equal opportunities

At Cicero/amo, we pride ourselves on being committed to offering equal opportunities to all potential employees and have zero tolerance for discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity, disability, and other factors that have no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.

Due to high volume of applications, only eligible or matching candidates will be contacted by us.