The Adelphi Group is an international consultancy providing services to the world’s leading healthcare companies. Adelphi has more than 30 years’ experience and a successful track record in guiding business decisions in the development, launch and marketing of a wide range of pharmaceutical brands across numerous disease areas.

We are a truly global organisation, with headquarters in the UK, and offices across Europe, the USA, and Asia.

Our expertise covers market research, real-world & outcomes research, market access & value consultancy, health economics, and medical education & communications.

Adelphi in three words...

Challenging, Progressive, Gratifying

- Alex Graham, Analyst at Adelphi Real World


Every year, Adelphi recruits around 25 graduates, and we are actively seeking candidates to join us in 2017.

To succeed at Adelphi, you need to be proactive, goal-oriented and have leadership potential. In return, we are committed to helping our graduate recruits learn, develop and perform within a challenging environment. All graduates joining Adelphi work as part of a team on multiple live projects in various therapy areas, often with direct contact with our clients. The global nature of our business means that many projects are multinational and travel is often part of the job.

We are recruiting primarily for positions centred at our global headquarters close to Manchester. Based on your performance and interest, opportunities are available longer term for secondments or transfers to our offices in countries across our geographic network, as part of career development.

The Adelphi Graduate Academy development programme

On joining Adelphi you will be eligible for our 2017-18 Graduate Academy, a community of graduate recruits encompassing all areas of the Adelphi Group. As a member of the academy you will be supported in a number of ways.

  • Formally by participation in a tailored 12-month business skills development programme.
  • Informally, through introductions to your fellow graduates, shared communications and events.


A strong interest in healthcare is absolutely essential.

We recruit graduates from all disciplines, including, but not restricted to, life sciences, psychology, sociology, languages, business studies and economics.

You should also demonstrate the following:

  • A desire to work in a client-focused, commercial environment
  • Enthusiasm and the drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Strong leadership potential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • A commitment to producing high quality work
  • The ability to think and act ahead of time
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • The ability to take responsibility and make decisions
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities
  • A proactive approach to work

Adelphi in three words...

Engaging, Passionate, Nurturing

- Kate Burrows, Research Associate at Adelphi Values


To be considered for a position with Adelphi, we ask you to send your CV and a covering letter (maximum 300 words) explaining why we should recruit you. You should also submit a short essay (maximum 500 words) on the topic “What I hope to gain from my first job and where I see that taking me”.

Please submit your application to:

Michelle Foden
Adelphi Group, Adelphi Mill, Bollington, Cheshire SK10 5JB, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1625 577233 Fax: +44 (0)1625 575853

Please note that legislation requires that all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Closing date: 19th January 2017

What happens next?

Your application will be reviewed by two senior members of the Adelphi Group, and if we feel you might be a good fit with Adelphi, you will be asked to complete some further assessments. If you are successful in this initial selection process then you will be invited to one of our selection days. There you’ll learn more about Adelphi, our industry and our people, and have the chance to meet previous graduate recruits. The dates for this have not yet been confirmed but are likely to be during March and April 2017.