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Deloitte Life Sciences Rare Disease Strategy Senior Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Life Sciences Rare Disease Strategy Senior Consultant

An evolving customer and regulatory landscape, mounting pipeline of next-gen assets and portfolio pressures, and intensifying competition are presenting new organizational and operational hurdles for Life Sciences companies as they prepare for these launches. These complex market dynamics are requiring new levels of rigor and insight in business strategy development and problem-solving, both domestically and globally.

We are looking for practitioners who will work alongside Life Sciences organizations from bio-technology firms to global big pharma to medical devices, to drive business value through end-to-end delivery of solutions based on strategy development for heart of business issues.

Learn more about Monitor Deloitte and our extensive expertise in Life Sciences .

Work you'll do

Our practice is focused on helping Life Sciences organizations make strategic choices to unlock new growth, elevate the customer experience, drive innovation, and enable competitive advantage. Deloitte's services and solutions provide actionable insights that enable our Life Sciences clients to formulate near- and long-term strategies to address their most pressing issues and provide clear paths for implementation. In addition to partnering with clients to develop and implement future-focused business strategies, we also work alongside them to transform capabilities and lead organizations through meaningful changes. Deloitte needs Senior Consultants who have the experience and expertise in driving projects that start with strategy and pull through capabilities from across the Deloitte portfolio from a delivery perspective.

Typical responsibilities of a Senior Consultant could include:

  • Contribute to the development of quantitative and/or qualitative analysis (e.g., claims data analysis, market research data) to drive meaningful insights for our Life Sciences clients' biggest challenges

  • Strive to improve deliverable quality through verification and validation of results, leverage Deloitte's broad set of advisors to refine and improve insights

  • Contribute to the growth and development of junior team members through active feedback and contribution to performance assessments

  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities with new or existing clients

  • Collaborate across Deloitte businesses to bring together strategy, operations, technology, and agency capabilities

  • Help shape future strategy offerings and points of view on Life Sciences industry

The Team

The Monitor Deloitte team's job is to architect programs that transform our clients' businesses. We advise the world's leading companies in navigating change and architecting the future. To do this, we have assembled a practice of leading business and technology strategy experts that each contribute unique capabilities and insights - including Strategic Growth Transformation, Transformation Strategy & Design, Technology Strategy & Business Transformation, and AI & Data Strategy.

Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to our clients, working with them to make clear, data-driven choices about where to play and how to win in order to drive growth and unlock enterprise value. These strategic choices help inform the development of the appropriate business models, operating models, and capabilities to support their strategic visions, as well as to maximize the ROI on technology investments and leverage technology and digital trends to architect future business strategies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university with strong undergraduate academic record + 5 years of consulting experience or MBA + 2 years.

  • Minimum of 1-2 yrs in the Life Sciences Industry in addition to experience focused on Corporate & Business Unit Strategy, Strategic Planning, Growth Strategy, Commercial Strategy, and Business Transformation.

  • Experience working with senior executives crafting and implementing strategies for growth and margin improvement at the corporate, business, or product level.

  • Superior critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Exceptional interpersonal, team-building, and oral and written communication skills; outstanding integrity, initiative, creativity, and passion.

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

  • Ability to work independently; influence others and lead teams focused on specific work streams of large projects.

  • Demonstrates consistent career progression with increasing levels of responsibility; performed above expectations in professional roles

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and MS Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

  • Ability to travel up to 50% (While up to 50% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice).

  • Limited Immigration Sponsorship may be available

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in Life Sciences ecosystem strategic challenges, e.g. medical, pharmaceutical, health care delivery or insurance, regulatory, policy issues

  • Advanced degree in business (e.g., MBA) from a top tier program

  • Superior critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, including quantitative, statistical or medical/pharmacy research interest

  • Demonstrates consistent career progression with increasing levels of responsibility; performed above expectations in professional roles

  • Exceptional interpersonal, team building and communication skills

  • PowerPoint and Excel proficiency

  • Ability to own deliverables

  • Outstanding integrity, initiative, creativity, and passion

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment

  • Live within commuting distance to one of Deloitte's consulting offices

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can helpthem to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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