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Senior Consultant, New Product Planning, DRG Consulting (Boston)

  • Mar 29, 2021
  • Boston, MA

Description

Clarivate™ is a global leader in providing solutions to accelerate the lifecycle of innovation. Our bold mission is to help customers solve some of the world’s most complex problems by providing actionable information and insights that reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing inventions in the areas of science and intellectual property. We help customers discover, protect and commercialize their inventions using our trusted subscription and technology-based solutions coupled with deep domain expertise. Our portfolio consists of some of the world’s most trusted information brands, including Web of Science™, Cortellis™, Derwent™, DRG™, CompuMark™, MarkMonitor™ and Techstreet™ among others.

We now have more than 8,500 colleagues in over 40 countries worldwide, and we work with over 200 partners to deliver value and success for our customers. Join the team that is improving the way the world creates, protects, and advances innovation. Today, Clarivate is a publicly traded company, listed on the NYSE under the ticker CLVT.

Job Summary:

Senior Consultants (SC’s) at DRG Consulting, part of Clarivate, serve as key members of the internal extended leadership team and play a vital and important role on client engagements and firm initiatives. We're looking for an SC to join our Commercial Strategy and New Product Planning practice where we provide consulting and advisory services to leading and emerging biopharma and life sciences companies around the world.

The SC will manage and lead multiple consulting engagements and project teams to provide insights and recommendations focused on critical issues for our clients in the areas of commercial strategy and new product planning. The SC will define project plans, guide and conduct research and analysis efforts, develop deliverables, coach and mentor junior team members, and interact with clients via presentations and day-to-day client management. The SC will also participate in proposal / business development efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manage all aspects of assigned consulting engagements including execution of key project activities in the areas of commercial strategy and new product planning
  • Lead and guide the work plan including oversight of secondary research, qualitative research (e.g. KOL interviews) and quantitative analysis (e.g. forecasting) to obtain key insights and findings for clients
  • Oversee the work of junior team members including Analysts, Associate Consultants and Consultants on projects
  • Synthesize large amounts of data into discrete stories and assumptions to determine the “so-what” for clients
  • Produce quality client deliverables with minimal supervision and maintain high client satisfaction through proactive client interaction and engagement
  • Build therapeutic area and domain expertise to apply during client engagements and thought leadership initiatives
  • Support senior team members with opportunistic business development efforts including greenfield research and developing proposals and pitch books
  • Work with senior staff to promote consistent operations, efficient use of resources and knowledge sharing / best practices
  • Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional development through trainings and/or unstructured sessions, as well as mentoring junior staff to assist in their growth
  • Contribute to the social environment by executing assigned firm-building activities including knowledge management, internal training sessions and assisting with recruiting top talent
  • Travel to client sites when required - once COVID19 has passed and it's safe to do so

Requirements

  • BA/BS in a life science or business related field is required; MS, MBA, PhD preferred
  • Four + years of relevant consulting or advisory experience within life sciences
  • Proficiency across various consulting and research methodologies, including the execution of quantitative and qualitative analysis, primary & secondary research, and analytic modeling and forecasting
  • Experience with Commercial Strategy and/or New Product Planning within the life sciences
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills including in-person and virtual presentations, meeting/workshop facilitation and business writing
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to work with colleagues across the organization
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic and ability to thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Experienced with all Microsoft Office products is critical, especially PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Majority of the team is based in the Boston area, but open to candidates across locations, ideally east coast

Benefits

We provide a rich benefits package including competitive compensation, medical, dental, 401k and life insurance options from first day of employment. We also offer all of our global employees equity in the company through our Customer Delight Equity Program. An employee discount program, student loan repayment programs and multiple other ancillary benefits are offered. Various office locations provide other perks including healthy snacks and beverages, team lunches, weekly trivia contests, holiday parties, etc.

It is the policy of Clarivate to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Clarivate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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