Life Sciences Strategy - Senior 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


Is 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 Senior Consultants are integral members of Guidehouse teams and contribute to all levels of the consulting process. Life Sciences Senior Consultants are responsible for the day-to-day management of consulting assignments and have regular interactions with clients. Your specific responsibilities include: analyzing scientific, clinical, financial and strategic information to discern the business implications of new technologies and emerging trends; conducting primary research interviews with clinicians, thought leaders, and executives in the healthcare industry and related fields; managing and mentoring junior staff; and preparing and presenting written reports to senior management and clients. Travel is project dependent but averages 20 percent. The Life Sciences practice encourages career development and hiring for the long term. Senior Consultants follow a clearly defined career path and continue to deepen their knowledge in the field of healthcare and the practice of consulting. As Senior Consultants hone their project management skills and ability to manage multiple work streams, they progress to the position of Managing Consultant.


Required Qualifications:

+ Advanced degree/PhD or 2 plus years of Life Science Industry (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Specialty Pharma and/or Medical Technology) or Consulting experience is required.

+ Ability to work independently but with oversight from management. Experience in managing components of projects, ownership of workstreams and/or analytics and supervising, coaching or mentoring others in daily tasks is required.

+ Must possess strong analytical skills (Excel, Access, etc.) and leverage analytic techniques to use data to guide client and team decision-making.

+ Must have advanced data collection, research, information finding experience and explore solutions that challenge critical thinking.

+ 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:

+ Demonstrated commitment and passion for the Healthcare and Life Science industries.

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to produce client ready deliverables including PowerPoint presentations.

+ Ability to grasp and communicate clinical and business implications of technically complex products and services.

+ Excellent attention to detail and ability to review work product of self and others and produce work product and deliverables that require minimal re-work or editing.

+ Collaborative and a team player.

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 $100,000- $135,000, 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: JC223236919

Posted On: Sep 09, 2022

Updated On: Nov 30, 2022