Our talented team continue to shape our growth, and together we have ambitious plans for our future. As an independently owned and managed company, we enjoy the freedom to invest our resources into the areas that matter to us most, and we invite all in the company to help us set our future direction.

Our vision is to be a community of the very best people, constantly challenging ourselves to make meaningful and outstanding contributions to improving healthcare. We are always looking for individuals to join our team and contribute to these goals. If you are passionate about healthcare and improving global healthcare outcomes, why not join us?

Working at Costello Medical

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Why Costello Medical?

We recognise that job satisfaction goes far beyond a job description, and that your working environment, colleagues and opportunities for professional development are of paramount importance when it comes to choosing your employer. We are proud to have achieved a 3-star accreditation with Best Companies™ and a place in the UK’s The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list, for a fourth consecutive year. In 2019, we were presented with the Queen’s Award for International Trade. These accreditations were awarded based on input from our team on a wide range of topics such as opportunities for progression, work environment, and the company’s values and management. To read our employee reviews on Glassdoor, please click here.

Please listen to “The Pioneers” podcast with Sophie Costello to learn more about our company culture and values.

Company Values

We are an independently owned and managed company, without external shareholders or other financial partners, meaning we are always guided by our values and we never compromise on these.


We Deliver Quality

  • We work hard to deliver projects of exceptional quality for our clients and this commitment has allowed us to grow organically because of repeat business
  • We care about our projects as much as our clients do and we enjoy delivering the best standards in our industry
  • We take pride in surpassing our client’s expectations for service and quality
We Recognise Talent and Provide Opportunities


We Recognise Talent and Provide Opportunities

  • We are growing fast and so there are numerous opportunities for rapid and tailored career progression. If you join us in a scientific role, you will get increasing responsibility and client contact within your first few months, and everyone is encouraged to progress at the pace that suits them
  • Our Senior Management team have all progressed internally, and some of our Division Heads were promoted to this position in as little as 3 years; we remain committed to the principle of developing talent from within
  • Our internal training opportunities are second to none. These will start on your first day with an extensive 2-week induction schedule that includes technical sessions on all areas of your work, as well as ensuring you are fully immersed in our culture and well acquainted with your colleagues
  • We are committed to everyone’s personal development. External training courses offered with full funding and paid study leave have so far included the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/Masters in Health Economics for Healthcare Professionals at the University of York; the postgraduate Clinical Trials and Public Health programmes at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; accreditation courses with the European Medical Writers Association and International Society of Medical Publications Professionals; and the CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management
We Encourage Fun


We Encourage Fun

  • We have a very friendly and collaborative atmosphere, which is first encountered in the traditional welcome breakfast and celebratory drinks in your first week
  • Regular social events and team building activities have so far included cocktail workshops, chocolate tasting, cinema and theatre trips and sporting activities
  • We enjoy getting together for charity activities, such as running and cycling events, volunteering days and annual Christmas charity initiatives
We Champion Innovation


We Champion Innovation

  • We encourage innovation, both within project work and by contributing to other areas of interest, such as recruitment, training, pro bono initiatives and IT management
  • Much of our development to date has been driven by the ideas and commitment of individual colleagues, including training weeks, charity events, and the establishment of the Singapore and London offices and several service offerings
  • We also understand our role in advancing healthcare, and we are encouraged to submit original research to relevant forums and conferences. Please click here to read about our recent contributions.
We Endorse Integrity


We Endorse Integrity

  • We are committed to the provision of healthcare worldwide, and we aim to spend part of our time on pro bono projects
  • We run a Global Health Internship whereby a talented healthcare professional from a low- or middle-income country is invited to Cambridge for a period of 2 or 3 months to work on a real problem relevant to their community, with support from our team
  • We ensure that all our staff receive training on the relevant codes of conduct for operating within the pharmaceutical arena and ensure that our clients are strictly adhering to these
  • We are not a consultancy that is driven by sales targets and instead aim to build sustained relationships with our clients. This means we can ensure we are taking on the right balance of projects, based on opportunities they present and capacity within the team
We Offer Support


We Offer Support

  • We care about one another’s wellbeing and have a supportive management culture
  • Our offices are friendly and our approach to our work is highly collaborative
  • We aim to be politics-free and value openness

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