R&D Director, Consulting

At a time where the costs of R&D are increasing and the number of compounds achieving regulatory approval is decreasing, the Pharmaceutical and Lifesciences industry faces many challenges.

Our client is a global leading professional services company, one that has enjoyed many years of unprecedented success supporting Global Fortune 500 companies, with a presence in 157 countries and with 750 office locations. Their global consulting business offers expertise within:

  • Strategy design
  • Operating model design
  • Process design
  • Culture change
  • Value proposition design
  • Engagement & communications
  • Leadership alignment

Global demand is increasing for innovative, effective, cost-effective personalised medicines.

Regulators, payers, health care providers and patients are demanding greater transparency and value for money.

As Director, R&D Consulting within the Pharmaceutical and Lifesciences practice you will play a key role in further developing the practice, increasing the client footprint and supporting the continued evolution of the practice’s thought leadership and white papers.

The Director, R&D Consulting will enjoy broad responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Leading a team of 5 – 10 consultants
  • Developing and managing new business
  • Responsibility for key client relationships and accounts
  • Providing strategic advice and direction to clients
  • Overseeing projects to ensure that they are on time and budget
  • Supporting the continued development of the practice and thought leadership

This key role will support the continued growth of the practice and the Director, R&D Consulting will be highly visible and enjoy outstanding rewards for success with a clear opportunity for personal growth and professional progression.

You will need to have an outstanding academic and industry career to date, a strong understanding of R&D, clinical development, drug development and experience leading global strategic transformation projects. You will also need to be confident, articulate, comfortable sharing your thoughts and ideas at “C-Level”, with the ability to listen to others yet to have the courage of your convictions, as appropriate.

Help shape the future of drug development through innovation, thought leadership, passion and a desire for success.

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