Associate

The Economist Group - London
14 Sep 2018

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Firm overview:

The Economist Intelligence Unit - Healthcare, offers healthcare-focused market and business intelligence services complimented by strategic advisory to help medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare service firms understand their current and potential markets, and implement pragmatic and innovative strategies to ultimately tap into new growth opportunities. EIU Healthcare aims to further augment its dynamic team by seeking high calibre and talented business consultants keen to grow their career in healthcare business advisory.

Role overview:

We are currently seeking an Associate for maternity cover who will lead a team of healthcare analysts in project engagements in the MedTech and Life Sciences healthcare industry in the areas of market opportunity assessment, go-to-market strategy, customer insights, channel optimization strategy and competitive benchmarking.

In the role you would be expected to:

  • Serve as the client engagement lead and project lead during the course of the project engagement, including communicating project updates, presenting key milestones, pre-empting project issues, managing different client stakeholders, etc.
  • Lead a team of healthcare analyst across all types of project engagements in the healthcare industry (from pharma to med tech & med devices, to policy and more) in the areas of market opportunity assessment, go-to-market strategy, customer insights, channel optimization strategy and competitive benchmarking
  • Mentor and guide analysts and senior analysts, ensuring that they meet their performance goals and successfully grow their careers
  • Appraise and develop team of analysts, including helping to train and develop the necessary skill sets they need to succeed as a healthcare business consultant

To succeed in the role you must have: 

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in healthcare business consulting
  • Proven track record in project management and client handling, in the healthcare sector or in business consulting
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from top tier universities, preferably Science major, with an MBA
  • Exceptional command of written and spoken English
  • Highly analytical, organized and meticulous consulting skills

 You will be able to demonstrate: 

  • A self-starter
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to motivate teams and work well with people across all levels in the organization
  • High business acumen with versatility to think inside and outside of the box
  • Ability to work independently and among teams, in a fast paced team structure
  • Superior communication skills