Business Consultant
Life Sciences R&D
Updated on 9/1/2023
Veeva Systems

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud computing services for pharmaceutical companies.
Company Overview
Veep's mission is to help R&D, quality, and regulatory teams eliminate inefficiencies and bring high-quality, safe, sustainable products to market without compromising quality. The company builds cloud-based tools for pharmaceutical research.
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Business & Strategy
Operations & Logistics
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree and excellent academic record
  • 2+ years of consulting experience
  • Strong Life Sciences background with a keen interest in the R&D value chain or at minimum one or more of the following areas: Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Strategy, Operations, and Quality and Safety
  • Good understanding of technologies used in R&D and ideally Veeva's platforms and solutions and how R&D consulting offerings can both leverage and support these
  • Good understanding of the business capabilities and drivers underpinning digital technology in health and life sciences and the market forces and trends driving industry change
  • Proven analytical skills, able to quantitatively and qualitatively assess problems and communicate responses across a range of issues
  • A problem-solving mindset: anticipating issues early, analyzing, and proactively finding solutions
  • Demonstrated leadership of others in the delivery of outcomes
  • Highly efficient project management skills
  • Skilled in facilitating collaboration among team members
  • Able to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization and quickly establish credibility
  • Have a strong personal impact and ability to influence and persuade a range of stakeholders
  • An effective communicator verbally and written, in English, and in the local office language
  • Lead a workstream(s) in a project engagement: planning, organizing, and managing all aspects of delivery including scope, quality, resources, risk, and timelines
  • Be responsible for the end-to-end design, build, and delivery of deliverables that meet specific project goals and objectives
  • Identify and proactively solve problems faced by the customer
  • Be a primary client contact for operational project questions, developing the relationship through face-to-face discussions, workshops, phone, and email contact
  • Manage the work and priorities of Associate Consultants in your workstream
  • Support and mentor Associates in developing skills and professional capabilities
  • Build trusted relationships with customer stakeholders
  • Bring to your customers a good level of industry/ market/ functional insights
  • Input into business development opportunities and proposals
  • Help develop and disseminate thought leadership
Desired Qualifications
  • Post-graduate-level qualification, Ph.D., MD, and/or MBA
  • Experience with digital technologies - platforms, channels, analytics tools, apps, and emerging technology
  • Experience working with SaaS solutions