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Life Sciences Consulting - Managing Consultant

Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Guidehouse

New York, NY 10001
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Is life sciences in your DNA? Breakthroughs in pharma are helping people live healthier lives, while medical devices enable patients to proactively maintain health - this is undoubtedly a transformative time for health care companies. Guidehouses Life Sciences practice is an engine of innovation, helping pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostic companies develop custom solutions that tackle today's challenges, while anticipating tomorrow's. You will have an immediate impact by partnering with our clients, across all levels, to deliver product planning, pricing, reimbursement, product commercialization, and regulatory and compliance solutions. Do you think you are up for the challenge?

We continuously strive to foster an inclusive and diverse work culture and thoughtfully develop our people through challenging work, valuable learning and educational programs. We cultivate a culture of mentorship and feedback for professional and personal growth. We help our clients take control of their future. This mission extends to our employees careers, health and well-being and by the many ways we give back to our communities.

Managing Consultants are responsible for managing projects from cultivation to completion. In this role, you will manage the activities of the designated project team and support the day to day management of the client relationship. You are expected to effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets and are expected to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Work products are expected to be high quality and client ready. In this visible role, you will lead team meetings and guide, manage, and coach Consultants and Senior Consultants, providing constructive feedback on their project participation and overall career development. Managing Consultants work closely with Directors and Managing Directors to keep them abreast of project progress and important developments. Managing Consultants take part in sales initiatives and Practice development. Travel is project dependent but averages 20 percent.

Guidehouse encourages career development and hiring for the long term. Managing Consultants follow a clearly defined career path. As Managing Consultants hone their project management skills, ability to manage multiple work streams, professional expertise, and client and business development skills, they progress to the position of Associate Director.


Required Qualifications:

BA/BS degree in Science, Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare, Business or related course of study, advanced degree/PhD.
6 plus years of relevant Life Science Industry (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Specialty Pharma and/or Medical Technology) or Consulting experience is required.
Must have subject matter expertise in one or more of the following areas as it pertains to life sciences: product planning and development; market access, pricing & reimbursement; product commercialization; franchise & business unit strategy; corporate strategy; regulatory & compliance.
2 plus years experience managing the activities of a project team including workplan, staffing, deadlines scope and budget.
Demonstrated success supervising, coaching and mentoring more junior level staff and ownership and guidance of their career development.
Must be willing and able to travel to client sites across the US, up to 20% of the time.
Authorized to work for any US employer without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must be collaborative and a team player.
Must have exceptional client management experience including expanding client relationships within an organization and ability to recognize and communicate add-on and/or cross business opportunities at external clients.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Reference: 1152694672

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