Accenture Life Sciences R&D Strategy Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Organization: Accenture Strategy & Consulting Level: Manager Location: Negotiable
Job Title: Life Sciences R&D 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:
Run delivery of projects to understand clients’ position in the Life Sciences industry 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 Life Science R&D clients.
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.
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Here’s What You Need:
Minimum of 3 years of Life Sciences R&D experience, either in industry or through business consulting.
Minimum of 3 years consulting experience at a strategy consulting firm or equivalent internal consulting experience.
Bonus Points if:
M.S. or PhD. in a scientific field or MBA Degree
Deep pharmaceutical R&D experience in a specific domain, for example in Discovery, Translational Medicine, Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, or Pharmacovigilance
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