Work for Us

Great people are the lifeblood of our business and as a growing business we are always on the lookout for bright sparks to join our team.

Development and personal growth are central to why we are all here, so our Always Developing™ professional development programme ensures that joining the team is just the start of the journey.

As a business driven by founders who all love the work, success for us is so much more than the bottom line. Growth is only ever as fast as we can integrate and develop the right talent.

What makes us a great place to work

Getting involved in interesting, stretchy projects with many of the world’s top global pharma and healthcare companies.

Being part of a privately owned business with an exciting vision for growth.

Working with a bunch of smart and nice people in a culture where we support each other to be our best and everyone’s voice is listened to.

Access to ongoing tailored career development that stretches you and is based on your ambition, abilities and interests – not on boxes.

A thoughtful reward package that goes beyond competitive – birthday day off, flexible working, above and beyond bonuses, dog friendly office, well-stocked kitchen…

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Qualities we look for


The great team we’ve built has been as much about attracting people with passion, potential and the right attitude as it has been about having people with the perfect background or experience.

Some of the key things we look for in the ideal Norther…

  • A passion for brands and pharma/healthcare
  • Genuine team players
  • High quality standards and a desire to deliver work that really makes a difference
  • Intellectual curiosity, a willingness to question the accepted wisdom and the ability to think beyond the obvious
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Strategic North is a great place to work! The team has a great mix of backgrounds and levels of experience spanning marketing and science; agency and client side and brand strategy and market research, so it’s a great place to learn whilst delivering great work. Not many other companies can offer such a hands-on role where you get to work on such strategically important projects!

- Dan, Consulting Director

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As a Consulting Director at Strategic North, I lead and support both research and strategy projects. A fantastic aspect about working at Strategic North is that you’re exposed to diverse and rapidly evolving therapy areas. We all collaborate as a team, and respect everyone’s ideas and opinions. We learn from each other as we aim to deliver quality client work. I am proud to work with a team of experts who are so committed to excellence in what they do, and who create a great environment to do it.

- Chris, Consulting Director

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Strategic North is a fantastic place to be a part of an ambitious and growing agency, it’s a true motivator for producing quality work for high profile clients. There’s always an opportunity to contribute to the running of the business, where there’s an extremely positive working environment and a culture based on the values of teamwork and partnership. Internal promotion is always possible, they encourage to develop yourself and enhance your career.

- Gareth, Consultancy Director

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I joined the Strategic North Graduate Scheme straight from university, where I’d spent 4 years studying Biomedical Sciences with Industrial Experience. From day one, the training has been incredibly organised and well thought-out to ensure that we are equipped with all the tools we need to assume the role of an analyst when we reach the end of the Graduate Scheme. In addition to the training we are receiving, we’ve also had exposure to multiple live projects, for which I feel our input has been welcomed and genuinely valued. As a company, Strategic North offer numerous opportunities to progress and develop your career, all whilst providing a fun and relaxed environment in which to work.

- Charlotte, Consultant (from Graduate Scheme)

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A unique aspect of working as an Analyst for Strategic North was the extensive training received which has offered me the necessary skills to approach every project confidently. During training, I had multiple opportunities, including to have mock interviews with doctors, run mock workshops or write discussion guides and questionnaires, which will help me tremendously in any future qualitative or quantitative work.

However, whilst completing the training, I was also given the chance to work on real life project, which has entailed liaising with different stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of the projects, analysing complex information and turning it into valuable insights.This distinctive culture at Strategic North which encourages people to push themselves and take on many responsibilities has helped me gain valuable
transferable skills.

- Iulia, Consultant (from Graduate Scheme)

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One of the great things about working at Strategic North is that each of us has the opportunity to build genuine partnerships with clients so that we become part of their team and can maximise the value we add. Meanwhile, the wider Strategic North team supports me with diverse knowledge across therapy areas, which inspires me to stretch our clients' thinking and bring a fresh perspective to their business challenges.

- Ben, Consultant

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My role as Head of Finance & Business Operations is very varied which makes every day interesting. I have been able to establish the finance function and put many of my skills into practice whilst further developing my knowledge. Strategic North see the potential in their employees, creating opportunities for individuals to get involved in various internal projects across the business and many promotional opportunities. The culture at Strategic North is unique, individuals are carefully selected to join the team, it really is a privilege to be part of the Strategic North family

- Anna, Head of Finance & Business Operations

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My role as Senior Research Operations Manager is extremely interesting and challenging, no two days are the same! I work closely with the team across various research and strategy projects to ensure they are delivered within time and on budget. We have the freedom to get involved at all levels to help improve our understanding of the business and the industry. The culture is a very important part of working at Strategic North, we have a very strong sense of team and are encouraged to help and support each other, having a flat non-hierarchical structure gives us the chance to ‘have a go’ at various tasks and roles.

- Sarah, Senior Research Operations Manager

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Current Vacancies

Our Head of People and Culture

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Sarah, our Head of People and Culture, is always happy to talk through any recruitment enquiries.

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Call: +44 (0)161 942 9610

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