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Huron Consulting Group Consulting Director, Life Sciences Market Access & Pricing in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Opportunity:

Huron's Life Sciences practice advises pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostic companies, developing innovative and integrated solutions tailored to their strategic and tactical needs. We help clients make informed choices and invest in areas that will bring long term competitive advantage.

As a member of our Life Sciences team, you will advise clients on complex challenges related to market access strategy, pricing and reimbursement, value communications and health economics. As an integrated Practice with Commercial Strategy, you will also have the opportunity, if desired, to expand your professional development and manage projects focused on business development and licensing, portfolio optimization, medical technology and R&D strategy. In addition, we work with both US and Global clients so projects reflect a broad range of geographies including the US, Europe, Asia and LATAM.

Position Summary:

The multi-faceted role you’ve been looking for… Directors play a vibrant, integral role at Huron. Their invaluable knowledge reflects in the projects they manage, and the teams they lead. Known for being political savvy, they build long-standing partnerships with clients, while collaborating with colleagues to solve their most important challenges. Directors are key to strategic thinking, building & fostering client relationships. In fact, they shape and deliver results that seamlessly align with client goals, visions and missions. Directors are key to the strategic thinking our clients Remarkably versatile, our Directors also spend significant time mentoring junior staff on the engagement team—where they tirelessly share expertise as well as feedback and encouragement. This benefits Huron profoundly as it promotes a culture of respect, unity, collaboration, and personal achievement.

Our environment inspires and rewards growth… As a Director, you have the unique ability to specialize in certain areas that showcase and employ your areas of expertise while pursuing your “career vision”. Huron is big enough to offer the opportunity and exposure you need for your career growth—but small enough to give you individual attention for your professional development. Every Director adds to who we are as an organization—and the more you evolve, the more we do. An exciting career experience awaits you: It’s intense… it’s analytically rigorous… it’s practical… it’s entrepreneurial… it’s intellectually stimulating—and most definitely—it’s career-defining… It’s the Huron Way

As a Director, you will be responsible to

Act as Life Sciences Market Access & Pricing Strategy subject matter expert

Develop and mentor others in your area of expertise.

Take the lead on specific significant technical specialties

Lead structured thinking and direct research and analysis to deliver high quality projects.

Demonstrate working knowledge of other capability areas in integrated sales/delivery roles.

Design, scope and lead projects to answer client questions

Communicate with impact in challenging situations

Produce, execute and monitor multiple project plans

Foster existing client relationships and expand Huron footprint within those organizations

Let’s get to work – together.


• 6-8 years of experience managing complex team-based engagements in a life sciences industry setting or consulting environment

• Ability to contribute to business development through the identification of leads, development of proposals etc.

• Deep pharmaceutical, medical device, or biotech industry knowledge, specifically: market access, pricing & reimbursement strategy, value communications and HEOR

• Understanding of the US Payer Market; US Managed Markets Experience

• Superior client relationship management skills and demonstrated capabilities in business and practice development

• Desire to expand professional development into other areas (e.g. Commercial Strategy, MedTech, etc)

• Eagerness to embrace Huron’s Values: Integrity, Collaboration, Impact, Intellectual Curiosity, Inclusion, Excellence and Humility

• Huron requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to this position or equivalent work experience; graduate degree or MBA not required but a plus


About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace. Huron will consider qualified applications with criminal history in accordance with applicable laws.


Job ID: JR-0001726
Category: Life Sciences Consulting
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
Requisition ID: 10157