Senior Consultant - Life Sciences

Senior Consultant - Life Sciences

Job Title: Senior Consultant - Life Sciences
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00049349
Contact Name: Richard Williamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 22, 2016 10:13

Job Description

I am recruiting for a Management Consultancy who are searching for a Senior Consultant - to deliver Life Sciences projects on Pharmacovigilance. The role is permanent & is based at home or on clients sites.

The role will be to Lead client projects to ensure quality of deliverables, prime client contact during projects, project/network subject matter expert & to manage project resource and budget.

Job Description:

To own project deliverables to ensure effective implementation of consultancy projects

  • To own defined project deliverables and act as a day to day point of contact for client (at a functional or team level) to provide professional and distinctive solutions
  • To understand client needs and contribute to the creation and management of project plans
  • To contribute to the analysis, design, and implementation of project recommendations and development of robust client solutions
  • To support client workshops and conduct stakeholder interviews as required
  • To manage project documentation - the preparation and filing of documents, e.g. VPO, status reports
  • To conduct data analysis, e.g. document/data collection, data analysis, and interpretation

To build effective relationships with internal and external colleagues

  • To support client relationship through demonstrating understanding of the business and client's needs
  • To perform effective liaison with both internal colleagues and external client team members
  • To identify any business development or sell on opportunities - pass to the project lead or account owner
  • To work effectively with colleagues, e.g. project and internal teams

To be an effective member of the organisation and support Company initiatives

  • Act as an effective team member, participate in company meetings and support values/practices
  • To contribute to the development of collateral for projects/domain areas e.g. case studies, PoV, tools
  • Demonstrate appropriate professionalism, drive and responsibility for tasks and own development

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong degree (2:1) in relevant subject area (e.g. science or industry related)
  • A further degree is preferable, e.g. PhD, MBA


  • A few years in a life science industry or consulting role
  • Experience in one of the following areas is preferred:
    • Patient Safety and Pharmacovigilance
    • Clinical Development Processes
    • Labelling and Regulatory Affairs
    • Risk Management and Quality and Compliance

Evidence of Capability

  • Basic consulting skills
    • Analytical thinking skills and tools
    • Process mapping techniques
    • Workshop facilitation, lead brainstorm/problem solving work sessions
  • Clear, concise, articulate communication - both written and verbal
    • Understand and articulate client needs
    • Confidence in presenting, lead meetings
    • Client interviewing techniques
  • Developing project management and client relationship management skills
  • Personal skills: Confidence, professionalism, self-starter, resilience, social awareness

Please call Rich Williamson on 02033273072 or apply to this advert.