Engagement Manager - Commercial Strategy

Updated: November 21, 2020
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 127460

Overview

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.

 

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 23,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.

 

Responsibilities

An Engagement Manager is a people manager with day-to-day oversight of multiple client projects.  Expectations include the ability to build relationships (internally and externally), identify client needs, design strategic and innovative solutions, and deliver client contracts on time and on budget.  As a member of the management team, an Engagement Manager is responsible for ensuring a superior client experience while developing the skills and supervising the work of consulting staff team members. This experienced professional exhibits decision quality, action orientation, communication savvy, and resourcefulness as the primary steward of consulting projects.

 

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:

  • Guide team members (Associates and Consultants) to effectively conduct tasks and contribute to project deliverables
  • Develop business strategy through conducting primary and secondary research relating to Market Access and Pricing of Pharmaceutical products,
  • Analyzing data  producing comprehensive insights, documentation, and presenting findings and strategy recommendations to team members and client leaders
  • Work closely with clients to determine project requirements and oversee all scheduling of necessary interactions to comprehend the client's business goals, products and expectations
  • Provide superb customer service - ability to actively listen to understand both what is being asked, and what is missing.
  • Understand and formulate a solution to achieve the client's business objectives and communicate with the team members accordingly, as well as define any specific needs that will be handled by the team members in primary and secondary research
  • Oversee the developments found through research and direct team members in producing reports, power point presentations, etc.
  • Identify potential sources, project requirements, synthesize recommendation and identify insights
  • Analyze the final research reports, presentations, etc. to ensure that the findings are in accordance to the client's business objectives
  • Responsible for ensuring that the project is completed in the time frame agreed upon and within the budgetary means
  • Identify and prepare proposals for opportunities for additional project work

Job Requirements

Requirements:

 

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

  • Master's (or foreign degree equivalent) in business or life sciences related field
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in consulting management in the life sciences, pharmaceutical/biotech consulting industry
  • Experience working as a business strategy consulting (big firm experience preferred)
  • Engagement management experience required
  • Must have experience in creating and evaluating commercial strategy for pharmaceutical brands
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation, storyboarding and PowerPoint skills
  • Internally motivated problem solver - knows how to find answers to provide the best solution
  • High level of professional curiosity
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

 

Make your work matter everywhere. Be a driving force in a rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

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

 

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