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Consultant, Life Sciences Market Access
Category: Life Sciences
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United Kingdom
State: Greater London
Job Type: Full-time Salary
We are hiring a Consultant to join Pope Woodhead, a part of Huron Consulting Group’s Life Sciences practice.
Pope Woodhead is a leading provider of strategic consulting and integrated solutions to pharmaceutical companies. Our 30 plus years’ experience of working with leading global companies informs our innovative thinking and collaborative approach. Our consulting services cover strategic market access and payer engagement, regulatory and risk management and capability building within pharma.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
• Define, document and deliver work projects:
- explain/present Pope Woodhead's purpose and capabilities to potential and existing clients
- write discussion documents and proposals
- scope, plan and manage multi-component work projects
- monitor resource, budget and delivery requirements
- liaise with Principal Consultant and Operations Manager re. personal workloads, project status, resource requirements, costings and budgets
- liaise with Finance Director re. project costing, budgets, and client invoicing
• Client account development:
- maximise new work opportunities (project development and new leads)
- contribute to sales activities
• Practice development:
- working with the Practice Head to develop practice offerings
• Analytical and editorial skills: ability to analyse and interpret scientific data, research and write structured reports, write to different styles, audiences and vehicles, edit others work
• Consulting skills: ability to reduce complex information into simple, actionable frameworks
• Organisational skills: ability to prioritise own workload; work to deadlines and under pressure
• Communication and interpersonal skills: ability to work in multiple teams or alone; communicate with people at all levels; negotiate and lead
• Project management skills: ability to bring about successful completion of specific goals and objectives whilst adhering to project constraints of scope, time and budget on multi-component work projects
• Account management skills: ability to develop a working relationship with client contacts to maximise new work opportunities
• Ability to work flexibly and travel to client sites, predominantly in Europe on an occasional basis (average of 1 day every 6 weeks)
• Pharmacological, sciences or business degree
• Minimum of four years pharmaceutical consultancy or healthcare agency work experience
• Proven project delivery capabilities for consulting or agency assignments for pharmaceutical/healthcare industry sector clients
• Proven consulting, project/account management and editorial capabilities
• Commercial acumen
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