Senior Consultant (Systematic Review)

Who we are and what we do

At Mtech Access, we are a dynamic, friendly, and rapidly expanding independent market access consultancy with offices in Oxfordshire, London, Manchester, York, Newcastle, and Cambridge. We provide market access and HEOR services to top Pharmaceutical companies, Medtech innovators and the wider life sciences industry.  Our ultimate goal is to support our clients in ensuring that life-enhancing interventions are available to the patients who need them.

Our core services include global and local market access strategy and insights, value proposition development, health economic modelling, systematic literature review, network meta-analysis and health technology assessment (HTA) submissions, alongside Veeva integrated budget impact models and interactive stakeholder toolkits with business case generation capabilities (via Veeva Approved Email).

The Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated Senior Consultant (Systematic Review) to join our friendly Evidence team at Mtech Access. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in a dynamic and rapidly growing company. The ideal candidate would have a high work ethic, be team-oriented and hands-on in a varied role. This is a permanent position based in our office in York.

Working alongside Dr Shona Lang, this role will involve a wide variety of duties as follows:

  • Acting as the designated lead systematic reviewer on projects, working autonomously to deliver robust and reproducible content of a consistently high standard, across a varied range of therapeutic areas and a breadth of deliverables, including but not limited to:
    • Stand-alone systematic reviews
    • Health technology assessment submissions
    • Global value dossiers/global reimbursement dossiers
    • Manuscripts
    • Abstracts/Posters
    • Interpretation/presentation of statistical analyses
  • Leading and contributing to all stages of the systematic review process including, developing searches, proposal and protocol development, screening for relevant studies, data extraction and report writing
  • Adhering to internal and client quality control measures and take personal responsibility for the quality of your work
  • Effectively managing the input of support/junior project team contributors
  • Advising on the strategic direction/shaping of medical writing deliverables to ensure these are ‘fit for purpose’ and meet client objectives
  • As a member of a project team, leading on appropriate aspects of the project, including the intellectual design, timeline development and the ongoing organisation and execution of projects, including timely communication with colleagues and clients, leading specific aspects of client meetings or the entire meeting, note taking and execution of relevant actions
  • Formal project management of appropriate medical writing projects/deliverables
  • For medical writing projects/deliverables, leading discussions with colleagues and clients, showing the authority and confidence in your speciality knowledge and wider understanding of the market access environment and healthcare systems of relevance to medical writing deliverables, to advise & support
  • Fostering and maintaining existing client relationships
  • Managing client accounts and ongoing relationships to maximise business opportunities
  • Contributing to or leading business development activities for appropriate medical writing deliverables, such as:
    • Researching and writing proposals
    • Introductory calls with clients, e.g. responding to a website query requesting a Global Value Dossier with an initial follow-up call to understand the brief
    • Presenting at credentials opportunities or pitches
  • Contributing to, or leading on aspects of, technical and consulting mentorship, including dissemination of skills and knowledge, on- and off-project, and formal training
  • Actively contributing to functional team responsibilities, which may include the development of best practice and standards, development of training resources and facilitation of training sessions, and recruitment into the team
  • Line management



  • A life sciences degree
  • Extensive experience gained within a consultancy or Pharmaceutical/medical device company
  • Experience through volume of individual deliverables & projects delivered, to support capability to deliver, support and advise, in developing market access materials, including HTA submissions, value propositions and value dossiers
  • Experience in leading and project managing the successful delivery of multiple projects
  • Strong planning, organising and time management skills
  • Experience of business development activities, competent in writing proposals and costing projects & experience of pitching to clients
  • Experience of line management
  • Experience of mentoring/supervision of analysts
  • Experience of or a knowledge of medical statistics/meta-analysis
  • Highly skilled in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and EndNote (or other bibliographic software) and competent in use of Excel


  • A PhD level Qualification
  • 6 Years’ experience within Systematic Review


  • A competitive salary and annual bonus scheme
  • A commitment to continued learning and development
  • A hybrid of home and office working
  • 25 days paid annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days paid leave during Christmas closure
  • Your birthday off
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance at 4x gross salary
  • Access to wellbeing and mental health support
  • Optional private healthcare insurance via salary sacrifice
  • Subsidised eyecare
  • Enhanced parental leave policies