IMS Consulting Group is the world’s leading, specialized advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences, and is the management consulting arm of IMS Health, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries around the world. Our IMS Consulting Group teams offer end-to-end management consulting in key issues areas that include: business unit, therapy area and brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access studies and commercial model design and optimization.
Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding career in life sciences consulting, replete with opportunities to address diverse and challenging client problems, travel on cross-geography projects, interact with senior client leaders and gain exposure to a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment.
As a Consultant with IMS Consulting Group, you’ll be responsible for managing small teams of in the design, development and delivery of medium-sized consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects and:
Leveraging business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach to client questions
Conducting primary and secondary research, and analyze research to identify key findings and learnings
Creating sections of reports, presentations, workshops and other client deliverables, under general guidance from experienced team leaders
Communicating findings and recommendations
Assisting with business development and proposals
Working independently or as part of a team, with some responsibility for managing and developing the career and skills of staff
Performing quantitative or qualitative analysis to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client deliverables.
Developing broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities.
Serving as the day-to-day manager for projects and working closely with clients
Leading some learning, development and recruiting programs
Skills & Experience
Candidates interested in joining IMS Consulting Group as a Consultant should have:
Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, meeting and workshop facilitation, business and report writing
Strong capability in juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high quality outcomes
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals
Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries is desirable but not required
Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques desirable, not critical
Qualifications & Other requirements
In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining IMS Consulting Group as a Consultant should have:
A strong academic track record including MBA focusing in life sciences and/or health care industry with strong analytical consulting experience or 4+ years of consulting experience
Prior experience or avid interest in the healthcare and life science industries
Some project management experience
Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral); additional languages an advantage
A willingness and ability to travel
Right to work in the recruiting country