Guidehouse Life Sciences Strategy - Associate Director in Albany, New York
Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.
Is life sciences in your DNA? Breakthroughs in pharma are helping people live healthier lives, while medical devices enable patients to proactively maintain health – and we are undoubtedly in the midst of a transformative time for biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical technology companies. Guidehouse’s Life Sciences practice is an engine of innovation, helping our client partners to develop custom solutions that tackle today’s challenges and anticipate tomorrow’s. You will have an immediate impact working alongside our clients to deliver new product planning, pricing, reimbursement, product launch and commercialization solutions. Are you 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 – and this mission extends to our employee's careers, health and well-being and in the many ways we give back to our communities. If you’re passionate about making a difference and delivering exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at https://guidehouse.com/careers
Associate Directors are responsible for managing projects from cultivation to completion and playing an important role in business development through cultivation of client relationships and developing client proposals with minimal oversight. In this role, you will lead the activities of the designated project team and support the day-to-day management of the client relationship. You will effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Your work products are high quality and client-ready. In this visible role, you’ll lead team meetings and guide, manage, and coach staff consultants, providing constructive feedback on their project participation and overall career development. You will also collaborate with Directors and Partners, keeping them abreast of project progress and important developments. You will also take part in sales initiatives and practice development. Travel is project dependent but averages 30 percent.
The Life Sciences practice encourages career development and hiring for the long term. Associate Directors follow a clearly defined career path. As you hone your sales, project management skills, ability to manage multiple work streams, professional expertise, and meet client and business development goals, you will progress to the next level, Director.
Relevant advanced degree (MBA/MD/PhD/PharmD) desired but not required.
6 plus total years of relevant life science industry (pharmaceutical, biotech, specialty pharma and/or medical technology) and strategy consulting experience; in lieu of this, exceptional candidates may have played a similar role at another consulting firm.
Must have subject matter expertise in one or more of the following areas as it pertains to life sciences: product planning and development; market access, pricing & reimbursement; product commercialization; franchise & business unit strategy; corporate strategy.
3 plus years leading project engagements which includes planning, scoping, budget development, management and resource allocation, and managing multiple or more complex projects within scope, timeline and budget.
3 plus years formal management of team performance to achieve project goals and exceed client expectations.
Must be willing and able to travel to client sites across the US, up to 30% of the time.
Demonstrated success formally supervising, coaching and mentoring junior level staff including ownership and guidance of their career development.
Authorized/eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Track record of managing a team’s performance to achieve project goals and exceed client expectations.
Must be collaborative and a team player.
Must have exceptional client management experience including expanding client relationships within an organization.
Experience working and collaborating with senior leadership to pursue add-on and cross business opportunities at external clients.
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
This position is open to candidates virtually from EST, CST, PST time zones as well as AZ, UT.
Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.
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.
If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Rewards and Benefits
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.
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
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
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