Management Consulting Manager - Life Sciences
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Accenture
Do you want to work where scientific innovation meets leading-edge technology? Join Accenture Scientific Informatics Services (ASIS) and help our clients apply digital technologies to revolutionize scientific and laboratory processes.
ASIS combines the scientific and laboratory informatics expertise with Accenture's strategic and business consulting capabilities, industry platforms, innovation approach and global scale to help transform how scientific and laboratory processes are conducted across a variety of industries-helping make them faster, more efficient and more effective than ever before.
Leveraging digital technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, analytics and cloud, in combination with a fundamental redesign of the scientific user experience, Accenture Scientific Informatics Services helps organizations better capture, manage, integrate and analyze complex scientific data. This can improve the discovery and manufacturing of new products, improve quality, ensure compliance, reduce time to market and improve operational efficiency.
As an Accenture Scientific Informatics Services (ASIS) Consultant you will be exposed to the technologies and processes that many leading US companies and government agencies utilize. We offer a generous compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.
Improve organization performance and achieve program goals by developing and executing end-to-end project management activities. Demonstrate creativity and flexibility when creating and driving project plans and estimates, scope and requirements from implementation to deployment. Proactively manage and report on execution of deliverables. Master communicators across multiple stakeholders aligning priorities and direction.
Typically, we work at client sites. Travel Update: Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be our top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.
Overall accountability for the resources and activities within medium to large size LIMS implementation project
Ensure workstream coordination and cooperation
Determine and implement appropriate change management processes for the project
Drive risk management activities and processes
Overall responsibility for the creation and ongoing management of the project schedule
Perform stakeholder identification, management and communication activities
Perform scope identification, decomposition and verification activities
Ensure appropriate quality processes are in place and being followed
Monitor and control the project budget including services and expenses
Overall responsibility for effective communication processes, meetings and activities within the project
Act as escalation point for issues that arise from workstreams
Provide feedback to management regarding employee performance
Proactively coach project resources to increase their effectiveness
Demonstrate business and political savvy when interacting with client organizations
Ensure the scope of the project is documented and understood by all stakeholders
Proactively control costs and expenses within the project and determine ways of reducing the project costs while ensuring quality and scope objectives are met
Schedule meetings, document meeting notes and distribute meeting notes to invitees
Collect and monitor progress on project activities from resources
Maintain excellent client relationships
Mentor and manage team members
4 Year degree in an applicable field
2 Years of experience leading small to medium size Laboratory Informatics projects
2 Years of experience working in regulated environments
2 Years of experience implementing enterprise laboratory information management systems (LIMS, ELN)
2 years of experience implementing technology under a defined corporate and compliant methodology
Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Project
Minimum 3 Years of consulting experience
Expert understanding of computer and application architecture, technology, and validation
Project Management Professional PMP certification
Advanced degree in a related field
Professional Skill Requirement
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Excellent organizational skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Superior consulting skills
Expert negotiation skills
Advanced leadership skills
Team player mentality
* Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.