Engagement Manager

Engagement Manager

Job Title: Engagement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: HQ00061855_1504890775
Contact Name: Pavlina Bullaj
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 08, 2017 18:12

Job Description

Engagement Manager

New York City

Working closely with one of my key clients, a healthcare consultancy, I am currently seeking an Engagement Manager to join their rapidly growing Product & Business Development team.

You will join a high profile, talented and fast paced environment where you will manage teams of Analysts, Consultants and Senior Consultants in the design, development and delivery of large, technical Real-World Evidence projects. You'll gain exposure to client facing projects and innovation initiatives to develop new Real-World Insight product offerings. It will be down to you to support the senior team in achieving the Real-World Insight businesses goals.

The successful candidate will be able to achieve rapid professional development, learning from and being coached by members of the world's leading and most innovative Real-World Evidence team.


  • Planning, organising and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.
  • Executing high quality research and analysis.
  • Designing, structuring and delivering client reports and presentations.
  • Developing client relationships through face-to-face discussions, workshops, telephone and email contact.
  • Providing expert guidance on RWE and the RWD landscape to junior colleagues.
  • Supporting the development of proposals for new projects / commercial opportunities.
  • Developing broader and deeper knowledge of consulting methodologies and the pharmaceutical market through on the job exposure and formal training.
  • Building deep knowledge of IMS data sources and further developing knowledge of the broader RWD landscape.
  • Supporting discrete initiatives around IMS's broad RWE strategy and own M&A activities.
  • Coaching project team members and supporting them to fulfil their personal objectives.
  • Acting as a formal coach / mentor for up to 3 junior team members on an ongoing basis (i.e. not just in projects).

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience in healthcare / life sciences or the Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proven experience in healthcare / life sciences with focus on strategic business case, product development and technical architecture
  • Strong capability in managing projects and juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high quality outcomes.
  • Experience of working in sizable/multi-disciplined teams and supervising / guiding junior team members.
  • Experience of developing credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and report writing.
  • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques would be desirable.

Qualification and Other Desired Skills

  • BA/BSc from a top university, preferably in a relevant and / or numerate subject such e.g. economics, life sciences, chemistry, engineering etc.
  • A postgraduate qualification in life sciences or computer science discipline is desirable although not essential.
  • Extensive experience in healthcare consulting / experience in life science sector industry.
  • Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral); additional languages an advantage.
  • A solid track record of extra-curricular achievement.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.

If this is something you would be interested in, please apply to the role directly or alternatively please send me your updated resume to for more information.

I look forward to speaking with you!

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