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Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, R&D Manager

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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
Healthcare is a transforming industry due to legislative and regulatory demands, technology challenges, and societal trends. Our growing Health Industries Advisory team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help healthcare institutions around the world to anticipate and address their most complex business challenges.Our practitioners are supported by a dedicated health research unit, which is managed by a physician partner and provides our clients with cutting-edge intelligence, perspective, and analysis on issues transforming the health industry. Our professionals have deep health industry expertise and include physicians, nurses, system specialists, health policy analysts, actuaries, financial advisors, and data analysts. The Health Industries Advisory team includes the following sectors: Health Services- Payer/Provider, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences- Suppliers and Innovators/New Entrants.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 6

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in a Life Sciences-related discipline, which includes Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cellular Biology, Immunology, Medicine (M.D.), Chemical Engineering, Biomolecular Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Degree Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven success in roles and extensive knowledge involving Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences R&D, preferably obtained through one or more of the following:
academic scientific research,

direct work within the industry (e.g. pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, generics, medical device, instrumentation, and diagnostic companies),

contract service organizations to the industry (e.g. CRO),

regulatory health authorities / agencies overseeing the industry (e.g. FDA),

non-profit organizations supporting life sciences scientific advancement,

government agencies supporting life sciences scientific advancement (e.g. NSF, CDC)

analyst / research / benchmarking companies covering the industry (e.g. CMR/KMR),

consulting companies delivering to the industry,

organizations representing the industry (e.g. PhRMA)

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven success in roles and extensive abilities in one or more of the following areas:

R and D Strategy: R and D Strategic Planning, Rand D Strategic Decision Making, R and D Finance Strategy, R and D Performance Management, R and D Mand A / Deals / Transactions

R and D Planning, Management, and Operations: R andD Operations Strategy, R and D Operations Planning, R and D Operations Management, R and D Operations Transformation, R and D Innovation, Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management; R and D Finance Operations, R and D Procurement, R and D Sourcing

R and D Organization / People: R and D Organizational Design, R and D Talent Management, R and D Workforce Planning, R and D Talent Performance Managment, R and D Training and Change Management

R and D Process: Process Mapping, Process Design, Process Optimization andRedesign

R and D Analytics: Enterprise R and D Information Management, Enterprise R and D Reporting, Enterprise R and D Analytics, Enterprise R and D Information Visualization

R and D Technology: R and D Technology Requirements Gathering, R and D Technology Design, R and D Technology User Acceptance Testing, R and D Technology Implementation

R and D Risk / Compliance: R and D Internal Audit, R and D Risk Assessment, R and D Risk Management and Control

Demonstrates proven success in roles and extensive abilities to lead client-facing consulting teams, including the following areas:
Communicating with external clients and internal staff in an organized and knowledgeable manner,
Leveraging project management and project facilitation skills, especially with leading and facilitating teams and developing client proposals,
Managing multiple, complex projects with medium to large staff teams,
Identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials,
Creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.