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Accenture Life Sciences R&D Market Integration Senior Manager - Northeast in Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Life Sciences Market Integration R&D Senior Manager

Preferred Location: NortheastTravel: 25-30%

About Accenture:

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 624,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com (https://blog.accenture.com/nacandidatemarketing/2021/03/24/updated-accenture-boilerplate-new-of-employees/www.accenture.com) .

About Capability Network:

Part of Strategy & Consulting, the Capability Network is a global distributed management consulting organization that provides management consulting and strategy expertise across the client lifecycle. Approximately 3,600 consultants are part of this rapidly expanding network, providing specialized and strategic industry and functional consulting expertise from key locations around the world. Our Capability Network teams complement Accenture’s in-country teams to deliver cutting-edge expertise and measurable value to clients all around the world. For more information, visit www.accenture.com/capabilitynetwork.

Practice Overview:

Life Sciences Team is one of the Industry Programs within Accenture’s Capability Network (CN) team, which sits under Accenture Strategy and Consulting. Our practitioners bring in right blend of strategic and operational experience and deep understanding of industry to help clients identify and address their greatest challenges to achieve maximum shareholder value. Our team works hand-in-hand with the world’s most successful Life Sciences companies to improve their performance across the entire Life Sciences value chain. We provide end-to-end business services as well as individual consulting, outsourcing and technology projects around the globe in all strategic and functional areas—with a strong focus on R&D, Sales & Marketing, and the Supply Chain.

The team is comprised of individuals who have an in-depth understanding of Life Sciences industry market trends, processes and operations and have extensive experience servicing Life Sciences industry clientele across North America, Europe, and the Growth Markets.

We are looking for passionate and driven individuals who will help define and execute our market integration plans in the NA North-East Market Unit, especially for the Life Sciences R&D domain. Interested Individuals must have good communication skills, deep expertise in Life Sciences R&D, a driven approach, innovative thinking, and commitment to quality.

  • Basic Qualifications

  • Master and/or Bachelor Degree

  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience working with at least 2 global R&D functions (includes Drug Discovery & Research, Pre-clinical, Clinical, Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory, Lab Informatics) in the US

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of driving large service lines/ teams, working with senior stakeholders and P&L accountability

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Function as the primary Capability Network point-of-contact and scale relationships with NA Northeast Life Sciences Leadership and NA Northeast Life Sciences Client Group and Client Account Leads with focus on R&D

  • Develop and execute the CN go-to-market plan for the Life Sciences R&D in NA Northeast through round the year campaigns and drive CN integration across sales & delivery

  • Analyze market demand & synthesize intelligence to drive overall capability & offering development and recruitment strategy across CN nodes, specific to the Life Sciences Industry

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Hands-on experience of leading large scale R&D transformation programs for Life Sciences companies

  • Strong understanding of industry drivers / trends to create and drive sales opportunities

  • Experience in working senior management levels within existing organization / client organizations

  • Strong experience in 2-3 areas within Life Sciences R&D functions (includes Drug Discovery & Research, Pre-clinical, Clinical, Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory, Lab Informatics)

Additional Information:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong program and project management skills. Ability to mobilize and organize across multiple stakeholders and projects

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to drive results-oriented decisions. Data-driven mindset within proven utilization of information to drive decisions, calibrate and results.

  • Highly organized, proven ability to develop efficient processes that elevate team performance and drive results

  • Experience of building and scaling capabilities/ teams and owning the overall accountability for team productivity/ profitability

  • Proven success in navigating global matrixed environments and / or experience in client facing roles

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and unstructured environment

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion, or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic, or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $159,000-$288,000 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce)

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