Senior Associate or Consultant (Healthcare practice)

2022, February 10
Senior Associate or Consultant (Healthcare practice) 10th February 2022
Sandpiper North Head is looking for a mid-level colleague in our healthcare practice serving as a primary day-to-day client contact and working together with the healthcare team on GR/PR projects and retainers. She/he should be experienced to manage work and information flows for the account team and possess an in-depth understanding of healthcare sector, policies, communications and industry issues. The focus of this role is to work effectively and proactively with both senior and junior staff and have maturity, curiosity, enthusiasm, and strong people skills.

If you are interested or if you know someone who might be suitable for the roles, please contact us or send a resume to

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsibilities (External)

Research & Writing:

  • Bring and develop expertise in healthcare and life-sciences sector
  • Develop contacts and networks to understand and follow how and why policy and business decisions are made
  • Research and monitor topics / issues and write issue briefings relevant to client needs
  • Preparing analysis / reports from gathered information
  • Demonstrate writing excellence when crafting internal and client materials and correspondence
  • Help with promotional activities of Sandpiper North Head (reports / newsletters and events)

Client Counseling

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of clients’ business and products
  • Provide essential client counsel, especially on tactical and implementation areas
  • Craft media and communication strategies for government / stakeholder engagement and compose plans for communications programs and contribute to developing proposals
  • Draft and edit press releases, briefing documents and other contents for GR/PR projects
  • Initiate new business processes and display strong presentation skills during new client pitches
  • Associate marketing of Sandpiper North Head’s services

Administrative Support

  • Develop and manage budgets and programs
  • Handle monthly client billing processes based on client and vendor contracts, payment schedules, and completed work, ensuring deadline and budget adherence
  • Track time and budget with precision and on a day-to-day basis
  • Cross-reference and forward invoices to the Accounting Department

  • Native Chinese speaker with bachelor’s degree or above (preferred majors related to public health, public policy, economics, international relations, communications, marketing, etc.)
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in agencies or in-house especially in healthcare industry or related fields including policy and research, corporate communications, crisis management, marketing, and consulting, etc.
  • Experience with effectively managing multiple accounts and serving as daily client contact
  • Good client management and communication skills are a must
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in both Chinese mandarin and English
If you are interested or if you know someone who might be suitable for the roles, please contact us or send your resume to More information about Sandpiper-North Head can be found at

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