Boston, Massachusetts

Organization: Accenture Strategy & Consulting

Level: Manager

Location: Negotiable

Travel: Up to 80%

Job Title: Life Sciences Strategy Manager

We Are:

Accenture Strategy & Consulting. Through deep industry expertise, analytics and insights, we empower clients to survive and thrive in the new, the now, and the unknown. To stay agile in a world dominated by change, the C-suite must keep the core business running while simultaneously identifying and investing in the new. We enable leaders to act quickly and confidently as they pivot to the future. Known for our ability to execute at speed, we help clients determine clear, actionable paths to competitive agility by bringing them new thinking on business and technology.

You Are:

A Strategy Consulting guru with tons of experience in the Life Sciences Strategy industry and top-flight leadership and management skills. Your expertise? Advising clients in the Life Sciences Strategy industries on data-driven strategies to transform their business operations or business model so they can crush their strategic, financial, and operational goals. As a manager, you’re a natural at building and bringing out the best in teams. And you’re a problem’s worst nightmare, thanks to your prodigious analytical and creative chops. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades, along with a strong desire to work in an information systems environment.

The Work:

+ Play a wide variety of roles related to delivery and sales, shaping solutions for clients and maintaining and growing industry as their center of gravity.

+ Run delivery of projects to get the lay of the land of clients’ position in the Life Sciences Strategy to find clients’ business options in the context of global, economic, technology, and social trends.

+ Head up teams to deliver world-class business strategy solutions that meet the needs of clients in the Life Sciences Strategy.

+ Earn the trust of senior leaders at client organizations and partner with them to create strategic solutions at the intersection of business, technology, and operations.

+ Lead project delivery to make sure clients are positioned for long-term success with practical road maps for carrying out strategy, managing change, monitoring and gauging processes, and taking remedial steps.

+ Provide overall guidance on quantitative analysis and research to generate recommendations and insights and drive outcomes

+ Build relationships with clients to sustain Accenture’s profile as a long-term trusted advisor and partner.

+ Fortify Accenture’s Strategy practice and role as a thought leader by creating content and taking part in professional forums, both internal and external.

+ Mentor junior members of the Strategy team and groom them for more responsibility.

+ Travel Monday - Thursday.

Here’s What You Need:

+ Minimum of 3 years of Life Sciences experience, either in industry or through business consulting.

+ Minimum of 3 years consulting experience at a strategy consulting firm or equivalent internal consulting experience.

+ Bachelor's Degree

Bonus Points if:

+ M.S. or PhD. in a scientific field or MBA Degree

+ Strong Pharmaceutical, R&D, Biotech, Medical Device or related experience.

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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