Partner – Medical & Scientific Affairs Consulting Practice Focus
Posted on 9/21/2023
Putnam Associates

201-500 employees

Strategic consulting for global life science community
Company Overview
Putnam, a subsidiary of Inizio Advisory, stands out as a premier scientific and strategic consulting partner in the global life science sector, with over three decades of experience in delivering in-depth knowledge across various therapeutic areas, business functions, and technology platforms. The company's unique Centers of Excellence model enables it to provide strategies backed by technical expertise, challenging conventional approaches and offering advanced solutions. With a focus on making confident decisions and building value, Putnam is committed to maximizing both the human impact and commercial success of its clients' innovations, setting it apart from its competitors.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
  • Putnam, an Inizio Advisory company, is a leading scientific and strategic consulting partner that helps the global life science community make confident decisions, build value, and bring life-changing innovations to clinicians and patients. For more than 30 years, our rigorous, bespoke approach and globally diverse team have delivered unrivaled depth across therapeutic areas, business functions, geographic markets, healthcare sectors, and technology platforms to maximize the human impact and commercial success of client innovations
  • We believe that to create real, lasting change on human health, we must bring out the best in our people, in every way and at every level. We offer a boutique-firm feel inside a global enterprise, opening the door to limitless opportunities to kickstart your career or hone your expertise. Built on the pillars of empowerment, collaboration, and meaning, we're proud to offer a fulfilling environment where world-class advisors can come together to shape the future of healthcare for the better
  • Serving the life sciences industry, including the top 20 global biopharmaceutical companies, consistently ranked as one of the top consulting firms by Vault, and maintaining a true global team of experts with 400+ team members sitting across 3 continents, we offer a unique opportunity to play a central role in supporting our clients. Our primary office locations are Boston, New York, San Francisco, London, Tokyo, Tunisia, Delhi, Krakow, Paris, and Newcastle - but for the right role and candidate, remote work is an option
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion are tenets of our core values. We strive to create a culture and environment that fosters belonging and authenticity across all levels and values individuals for their skills, experience, diverse backgrounds, and unique perspectives. Collectively, DEI serves as a foundational element of who we are and how we work with our clients and with each other
  • Our core values:
  • Leadership effectiveness through team management effectiveness, coaching and mentoring, participation in positive firm culture building, practice area development contributions
  • Extensive project work planning and client interaction and management
  • Development of key insights from all workstreams and translation of those insights into a compelling storyline and presentation that can drive strategic planning by our clients
  • Proposal development and revenue generation
  • Participation in industry thought leadership
Desired Qualifications
  • Extensive experience in project work planning and strategy development
  • Working in (cross-functional) team-based environment
  • Demonstrated excellence during academic career (MD, PhD, PharmD degree required)
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience with other top-tier consulting firms or within the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries
  • Medical & Scientific Affairs consulting experience is a plus, but not required
  • Clear interest in the medical affairs practice - required
  • A successful history of people and team management through mentorship, knowledge sharing, and leadership
  • Development of key insights into a compelling storyline and strategies
  • Strategic planning
  • Proven analytical capabilities, presentation skills, team management and detail orientation
  • A strong team player with a desire to facilitate collaboration
  • A clear desire to build bespoke solutions for clients, with an innovative mindset
  • Medical affairs experience