**PA Consulting Group is always looking for high calibre consultants to join our company. Although we may not have an immediate position in our Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice, we anticipate that in the near future we may be hiring in this area. If you are interested in a career at PA Consulting and your skills fit the profile below, please apply now to be considered for any future roles in this area.**
Position Description: PA’s Life Sciences & Healthcare division focuses on the management issues of companies in the life sciences industries. We help companies to innovate and succeed commercially by speeding the right products to market, maximising their impact, extending product lifecycles through leveraging technology advances and providing market-based insight and strategy. The main areas of focus include: product and process development, clinical, regulatory, quality, manufacturing, discovery research and development, supply chain, commercial business development and healthcare law compliance.
Consultants are responsible for the delivery of key project tasks and may lead small teams comprised of other consultants and clients. In addition to client work, consultants are expected to participate in practice building activities including sales support, marketing initiatives, thought leadership development, recruitment interviews and their own training and development.
Location: New York, NY or Princeton, NJ
Position Requirements: Previous consulting experience, life sciences industry experience or experience in the environment of healthcare delivery is preferred, but not required for every level.
• Skills in research (information gathering, structuring, analysis and presentation)
• Strong communication skills are required, both oral and written
• Organizational and project management capabilities are important
• Understanding of current strategic and market drivers in the life sciences industry and healthcare delivery sector, both international and domestic is preferred, but not required for every level.
• Enthusiasm, ability to engage with colleagues and a desire to advance are the key personality aspects.
The candidate should be willing to travel, typically 3+ days per week. Travel may be for longer periods when involved in overseas assignments.
Education: Degree from a top school in a science, pharmaceutical or medical technology related field. MBA or Ph.D. is a plus.
About PA Consulting Group
PA Consulting Group is a leading management, IT and technology consulting firm. Independent, award winning and employee-owned, we operate globally in more than 30 countries and transform the performance of major organisations in both the private and public sectors.
From initial idea generation and strategy development through to detailed implementation, we deliver significant and tangible results to our clients through our innovative thinking and in-depth sector expertise.
We are committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely on the basis of their ability to contribute to PA’s success, and regardless of their sex, race, disability, medical condition, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.
PA Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer.