Life Sciences Strategy - Managing Consultant

at Guidehouse in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


I s life sciences in your DNA? Breakthroughs in pharma are helping people live healthier lives, while medical devices enable patients to proactively maintain health – and we are undoubtedly in the midst of a transformative time for biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical technology companies. Guidehouse’s Life Sciences practice is an engine of innovation, helping our client partners to develop custom solutions that tackle today’s challenges and anticipate tomorrow’s. You will have an immediate impact working alongside our clients to deliver new product planning, pricing, reimbursement, product launch and commercialization solutions. Are you up for the challenge? We continuously strive to foster an inclusive and diverse work culture and thoughtfully develop our people through challenging work, valuable learning and educational programs. We cultivate a culture of mentorship and feedback for professional and personal growth. We help our clients take control of their future – and this mission extends to our employee’s careers, health and well-being and in the many ways we give back to our communities. If you’re passionate about making a difference and delivering exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at Managing Consultants are responsible for managing projects from cultivation to completion. In this role, you will manage the activities of the designated project team and support the day to day management of the client relationship. You are expected to effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets and are expected to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Work products are expected to be high quality and client ready. In this visible role, you will lead team meetings and guide, manage, and coach Consultants and Senior Consultants, providing constructive feedback on their project participation and overall career development. Managing Consultants work closely with Directors and Partners to keep them abreast of project progress and important developments. Managing Consultants take part in sales initiatives and Practice development. Travel is project dependent but averages 30 percent. The Life Sciences practice encourages career development and hiring for the long term. Managing Consultants follow a clearly defined career path. As Managing Consultants hone their project management skills, ability to manage multiple work streams, professional expertise, and client and business development skills, they progress to the position of Associate Director.


Required Qualifications:

+ BA/BS degree in Science, Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare, Business or related course of study; advanced degree (PhD/MBA/MD) desirable but relevant experience most important.

+ 4 plus years of relevant Life Science Industry (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Specialty Pharma and/or Medical Technology) or Consulting experience is desired; past service experience in a consulting firm highly desired and success at such a firm in managing project will be considered in lieu of years of experience.

+ Must have subject matter expertise in one or more of the following areas as it pertains to life sciences: product planning and development; market access, pricing & reimbursement; product commercialization; franchise & business unit strategy.

+ 2 plus years experience managing the activities of a project team including workplan, staffing, deadlines scope and budget.

+ Demonstrated success supervising, coaching and mentoring more junior level staff and ownership and guidance of their career development.

+ Must be willing and able to travel to client sites across the US, up to 20% of the time.

+ Authorized to work for any US employer without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

+ Must be collaborative and a team player.

+ Must have exceptional client management experience including expanding client relationships within an organization and ability to recognize and communicate add-on and/or cross business opportunities at external clients.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. The salary range for this role is $135,000- $175,000, and may vary based on experience and location.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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Job Posting: JC223238079

Posted On: Sep 09, 2022

Updated On: Dec 09, 2022

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