Senior Consultant - Life Sciences Advisory - Commercial


On Site
USD 94,900.00 - 142,300.00 per year
Full Time


Attention to detail
Life sciences
Medical devices
Health care
Product planning
Project management
Biomedical engineering
Healthcare information technology
Analytical skill
Data collection
Critical thinking
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance
Regulatory Compliance
Business analysis
Microsoft Excel

Job Details

Job Family :
Strategy & Transformation Consulting

Travel Required :
Up to 25%

Clearance Required :

Is life sciences in your DNA? Breakthroughs in pharma are helping people live healthier lives, while medical devices enable patients to proactively maintain health - this is undoubtedly a transformative time for health care companies. Guidehouse's Life Sciences practice is an engine of innovation, helping pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostic companies develop custom solutions that tackle today's challenges, while anticipating tomorrow's. You will have an immediate impact by partnering with our clients, across all levels, to deliver product planning, pricing, reimbursement, product commercialization, and regulatory and compliance solutions. Do you think you are 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. This mission extends to our employee's careers, health and well-being and by the many ways we give back to our communities. If you're passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at

What You Will Do:

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.

What You Will Need:
  • BA/BS degree in Science, Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare, Business or related course of study.
  • 3-5 years of Life Sciences (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Specialty Pharma and/or Medical Technology) consulting experience is required.
  • Minimum 1 + years commercialization and launch experience; oncology launch experience is preferred.
  • 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.
  • As part of the interview process for this opportunity, candidates will be asked to complete two industry-specific case studies. The first case study will be a presentation the prompt for which will be provided 7 days in advance of the scheduled interview. The second case will be a spot case administered by the interviewer in real time.

What Would Be Nice To Have:
  • Advanced degree/PhD preferred
  • 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.

The annual salary range for this position is $94,900.00-$142,300.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

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
  • Student Loan PayDown
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
  • Mobility Stipend

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.

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