Manager S&O Life Sciences R&D Operations
The professionals in Deloitte's Life Sciences Research & Development practice understand the unique challenges confronting today's Life Sciences organizations. Our approaches are pragmatic and realistic, and span the continuum from new R&D operating models through portfolio management, data analytics, IT transformation, and regulatory and safety considerations.
The pressures of ever-looming patent cliffs and demands for less expensive drugs and medical devices are making product innovation an imperative for Life Sciences companies. Due to client demand, we are seeking top, high-performing Managers who will participate in our growth while delivering optimum service in this fast changing environment.
Work you'll do
Typical project responsibilities of a Manager could include:
- Create detailed, quantitative analysis work associated with developing meaningful insights to address Life Sciences clients' biggest challenges
- Participate in setting engagement objectives and scope
- Develop work plans for components of engagements, coordinate activities between work streams and identify changes in scope
- Design deliverable content to precisely reflect the engagement contract and client needs
- Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities
- Strive to improve deliverable quality through verification and validation of results
Deloitte Managers in the Life Sciences R&D practice work with a project team dedicated to a single client, taking direction from the project leader. Our Principals/Partner/Directors serve as the project leaders and Managers work with them and other Consultants at all levels, often with exposure to clients' C-level executives, organizational leaders and team members. Managers will lead work streams of client projects and contribute to the overall engagement delivery. Project teams work onsite with the client team, typically necessitating travel three to four nights a week.
Bachelor's degree from accredited university with strong undergraduate academic record
6+ years of professional experience in Life Sciences industry, a few years functioning as a Manager in a Consulting environment.
Demonstrated consistent career progression with increasing levels of responsibility; performed above expectations in professional roles
Ability to work independently; lead teams focused on specific work streams of large projects.
Strong oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and MS Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
Willingness and ability to travel 80%
Advanced degree in business (e.g., MBA) from a top tier program
Superior critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
Exceptional interpersonal, team-building and communication skills
Ability to lead small teams and own deliverables
Outstanding integrity, initiative, creativity, and passion
Ability to work in an ambiguous environment
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
Live within commuting distance to one of Deloitte's consulting offices
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