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Management Consultant - Senior Associate/Engagement Manager

San Francisco, CA, USA | Consulting firm specializing in strategy and implementation

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Consulting firm specializing in strategy and implementation is seeking intelligent and skilled consultants to be Senior Associate/Engagement Managers for our San Francisco office - Biotech/Pharma practice. This is an immediate hire. 


Candidates must have 4-8 years of consulting experience. Preferred focus areas include pharma, biotech, and medical affairs.Other required experience includes client interaction, project planning, project management, and strategic planning. Comfort with and at least conceptual understanding of technology, such as databases and statistical analysis tools, is also preferred.


Candidates must be self-starters with proven positions of leadership. Mental agility and the ability to learn are paramount. The ability to take on new challenges and succeed beyond one’s comfort zone is required.


SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Acts as an incisive, effective creative thinker bringing business and consulting experience to client engagements and applies expert skills in communication, research, problem-solving, and analysis to client work.

Takes on significant responsibilities, working closely with clients and making a major contribution to every engagement, including leading smaller engagements.

Leverages business context to analyze and improve complex business models.

Explains and reviews analysis/findings with team members and client personnel.

Assesses presenting problem with appropriate project scope and decomposes problem to identify root causes.

Manages client expectations and project scope actively with an approach designed to engender project success and extend goodwill.

Identifies implications of proposed solutions on people, processes, technology, strategy and structure.

Builds an effective business case for proposed solutions.

Thrives in an entrepreneurial, results-oriented, small business environment.


EDUCATION


BS or BA 

MBA is not required; only MBAs with prior consulting experience are considered


SKILL SET AND EXPERIENCE


Preferred consulting backgrounds include but are not limited to:


Must have pharma, life sciences, or biotech experience

Lifesciences Strategy- Specifically in Medical Affairs

Capability Development

Cost Management and Reduction

New Product and Service Development

Post-Merger Integration


Preferred skill sets include but are not limited to:


Analytics and Reporting

Change Management

Operational Strategy

Process Engineering

Program and Project Management

Systems Implementation


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES


Well-rounded – You have a wide range of skills, interests, and an exceptional work ethic.

Positive – No job is too big or too small for you. You take your work seriously, but you don’t take yourself too seriously.

Adaptive – You enjoy being outside of your comfort zone. You tackle ambiguity, change, and new challenges with enthusiasm.

Quick-learning –You have the mental agility to self-start and succeed in a fast-paced environment.

Analytical – You have a passion for data-driven problem solving.

Results-oriented – You do what it takes to get the job done right and have the fortitude to see it through.

Customer-focused – You are passionate about the success of your client.

Collaborative – You’re the consummate team player, and everyone wants to be on your team.


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