Consultant - R&D Advisory

Updated: April 2, 2021
Location: Gurgaon, HR, India
Job ID: 127763


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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.

 

Responsibilities

You’ll join The R&D Advisory Group within Syneos Health Consulting. Where you will help make Life Science R&D organizations and operations more efficient and effective across research, clinical, regulatory, quality and pharmacovigilance. In particular you will help organizations in times of change whether that is driven by a change in operating model, strategy, processes, technology or combinations of these. More specifically:

  • Plan and proactively manage individual project responsibilities and workload to ensure objectives, milestones, and timelines are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Develop and manage risks and issues mitigation processes, develop project and work stream charters.
  • Develop change strategies, plan and articulate the case and value of change and change management to project teams and clients.
  • Develop change deliverables and define and lead change activities across change management, communications, and training activities. 
  • Define change workstreams and properly resource the activities to drive necessary effects of the change throughout the impacted stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver high-quality deliverable content on client engagement that require light review and no necessary rework. 
  • Structure templates and storyboards that are fit for purpose. Clearly articulate the value of any given deliverable and the value of the work being performed to the team and to the client.
  • Plan, conduct and summarize client interactions, both 1:1 and for teams. 
  • Identify, substantiate, summarize and present options and recommendations for issues requiring mitigation.
  • Support business development activities in identifying client challenges and opportunities, participating in the development of content for client proposals and for bringing relevant subject matter expertise.

Job Requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree in business or life sciences (highly preferred).
  • Substantial work experience, preferably in the consulting, pharma or biotech industries.
  • Experience in Life Sciences R&D processes, ideally from an operational perspective and with a solid understanding of the end-to-end pharma/biotech value chain. Deeper subject matter expertise in a particularly relevant R&D discipline an advantage.
  • Experience participating in and driving major change programs an advantage
  • Strong presentation, meeting facilitation, and communication (verbal and written) skills required.

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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