Director Consulting - Life Science

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Updated: August 17, 2020
Location: Princeton, NJ, United States
Job ID: 7025

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You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

We will accept applicants living within 75 miles of Princeton and will make flexible work arrangements with accommodations for days in Princeton.


You’ll join The Commercial Advisory Group within Syneos Health Consulting. You will help clients maximize the commercial value of their assets, portfolio, and organization while building excellence in the commercial organization. You will also help companies market and sell more effectively in an environment increasingly dominated by third-party payers. More specifically:

In this role, you will be a visible leader of the team and drive commercial success by driving profitable business, cultivating a strong team, and ensure accurate project forecasting and pricing. You will leverage your commercialization of pharmaceuticals subject matter expertise to contribute to thought leadership opportunities by identifying industry trends and incorporating into client work. 

  • Build superior consulting delivery capability as an effective recruiter, manager and developer of people.
  • Create market eminence and play a leadership role in the practice through relevant thought leadership contributions, offer development and enhancement, and internal leadership in the practice area and firm as a whole.
  • Lead and develop client relationships and ensure delivery of well-structured projects that exceed client expectations.
  • Work collaboratively with other leaders to design and deliver customized and innovative access solutions for the client.
  • Provide leadership and refinement to the practice, resources, and staff development.
  • Exercise learning agility and discipline to quickly learn about new therapies and their market potential

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • MBA or graduate degree in business or life sciences (preferred)
  • 10+ years of life sciences/pharmaceutical consulting experience
  • A strong history of successfully delivering, managing and growing revenues.
  • Recent experience working with large national and global accounts.
  • Access and Reimbursement domain expertise
  • Demonstrated success in Pharmaceutical Commercialization
  • Visibility in the biopharmaceutical industry and is viewed as a thought leader and trusted adviser to clients.


At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

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