Guidehouse Director- Life Sciences Commercial Strategy in Des Moines, Iowa
Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.
The Director, Life Sciences role is a highly visible and challenging position that draws heavily upon all of the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to effective general strategy consulting. This role requires a keen ability to identify business opportunities for clients as new or follow-on work. In addition to building business, Directors must lead project teams in effectively delivering projects of the highest quality to our clients. Directors also assume a significant role in Practice leadership and development. The ability to assume complete ownership of significant projects while at the same time being a part of and leading a close knit team is critical. Specific responsibilities include:
Provides unique subject matter and strategy expertise within the pharmaceutical industry primarily to large and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies in the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania areas. . Specific projects could include any combination of the following:
Therapeutic area strategy development
Product opportunity assessments
Business development search and evaluations
Market access strategy
New product launches, planning and positioning
Payer landscape assessments
Manages multiple projects simultaneously of all varying sizes and durations
Supervises, mentors and develops Navigant (Guidehouse company) personnel
Manages client interactions and expectations
Contributes to add-on revenue generation with existing clients
Develops business with new clients, drawing upon industry connections
Participates in non-client related firm-building activities
Assumes greater responsibility for quality control of client work product
Adheres to Navigant (Guidehouse Company) risk management guidelinesIdentifies and evaluates issues for risk management
A minimum of 15 years of experience in industry or life sciences with 8 years in management consulting
10 + yrs. pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical marketing or market research experience
10+ yrs. hands on strategy experience in pharmaceutical commercialization and lifecycle strategies
10+ yrs. market/financial analysis of Life Sciences business needs applying skills by delivering financial strategy, budgets, and ability to develop quantitative models for forecasting populations/sales
Proven track record generating revenues with existing (required) and new (preferred) clients (selling $2 million credited sales annually)
Managed projects to timeline, scope and budget on multiple teams simultaneously
Bachelor’s degree required
Master’s degree in Business Administration preferred
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
This position is open to candidate virtually from EST, CST, PST time zone as well as AZ, UT.
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive
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