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G&HI - Senior Manager - Pharma - R&D

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_186519WD-int

About the role

Working with our clients' leadership teams, our consultant will deliver solutions to address complex R&D and Commercial challenges. They will be required to scope, size and pull together multi-disciplined teams to deliver and drive forward the solution. They will be expected to be a hands-on delivery practitioner, able to motivate and robustly drive a team through a complex plan of work. They have a well-developed technical background coupled with strong stakeholder management.


Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience in some or all the following areas of R&D:

  • Demonstrate working to the best industry standards and ensure that the delivery of the solutions is pragmatic, timely and aligned to the Clients business requirements;
  • In possession of knowledge of emerging technology and to bring these concepts to PwC programmes to enhance the value of the PwC client offering.
  • Emerging Technology: AI, RPA, Robotics, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Industry recognised R&D standard applications: Oracle, Veeva, Planisware, Aris-Global
  • Sector specifics analytics platforms: Experience in Digital Health, Product lifecycle management
  • (PLM)Regulatory Information Management, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Management Systems,
  • Commercialisation and Market Access
  • Human Skills: Critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, emotional intelligence
  • An inspiring team leader, able to rapidly establish and lead high-performing, multi-disciplinary, cross geography teams, drawn from across PwC, our clients' staff and third party organisations;
  • Market Making - Bring an ability to align new technologies to solve business issues, building awareness, building brand and supporting the sale of tech enabled programs; in support of process redesign and business transformation case development;
  • Individual, social and business interaction - flexibility in using a range of influencing styles in order to build strong sustainable relationships, and demonstrating the firm's values; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships;
  • A confident and impactful communicator and manager of senior stakeholders, both written and verbal, able to clearly explain the programme to various audiences;

Essential Skills & Experience Required
  • Consulting experience from a professional services, advisory or internal consulting environment
  • Client focussed and commercially astute
  • R&D experience from the public sector, healthcare & pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, consumer sector
  • Compliant with professional standards
  • Able to lead a team and to work towards shared goals
  • Able to develop self and others
  • Adaptable and with an innovative approach to their work
  • Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and report writing skills
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
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