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Informa Healthcare Principal Consultant in New York, New York

Company Description
Pharma Intelligence is one of the world's leading providers of data and intelligence on clinical trials, drug treatments, medical devices and what's new in the regulatory and commercial landscape.
We help pharma and medtech companies looking to bring innovative drugs, treatments and devices to market successfully, whether that's by understanding competitor activity, identifying investment opportunities and unmet clinical needs, staying up to date on regulatory trends, designing effective clinical trials, identifying sites, investigators and patients, or reporting results in compliant way.
Our customers include the top 50 pharmaceutical organizations, the top 10 contract research organizations and a range of medtech and biopharma companies who want to make better informed decisions faster, with more confidence and better outcomes.
We have best-in-class data covering 200,000+ companies, 250,000 clinical trials in 175 countries and 65,000 drugs across 1,000+ diseases, supported by hundreds of expert analysts and a global team of journalists providing news, insight and consultancy.Job Description
Informa Pharma Custom Intelligence, part of the international Informa group, is looking for an exceptional candidate to growthe pharma consultancy practice serving some of the largest pharma and healthcare companies globally. Given the competitiveness of the consulting industry, client satisfaction is key to long term success. As such, commercial awareness, communication skills, rigor in analysis and reporting, flexibility, and cultural sensitivity are key factors for a consultant's success.
As a Principal Consultant, your key responsibilities will be:
Business development: sell a broad range of information-based consulting projects independently to both new and existing clients. Identify and understand the needs of the client base and develop ongoing and in-depth relationships with key clients to secure new and repeat business.
Project management: translate proposals into comprehensive briefs and actionable project work plans for the project team. Manage projects with little guidance to produce high quality deliverables to client requested timeframes. Monitor progress and overcome challenges that arise to deliver high quality projects to the agreed timeframes.
Project execution:meet the high standards required ofthe team. This will include understanding the reasoning behind a consulting project, the client's agenda, and the priorities of the different project elements. Demonstrate the ability to identify and structure project related issues, analyze these issues, and develop recommendations. Use established conceptual strategy and market frameworks for analyzing data and communicating project results.
The successful applicant will possess:
A can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
Proven experience in commercial dealings with pharma companies
Proven ability to manage the delivery of consulting projects to pharma clients
Proven project management and presentation skills
Ability to work across a range of projects at the same time with varying degrees of complexity
Ability to see the "big picture" and understand how the client will use information to meet commercial objectives
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to dive into detail and analyze key issues, identify insights, and develop actionable recommendations
Ability to think laterally about researching and sourcing information from within and outside of internal company resources
Proficiency with PowerPoint and ExcelQualifications
Preferred background:
The ideal candidate will have a background in a pharma company and/or a strategy or consulting firm and experience in cell and gene therapy market research
Consulted to or worked with pharma or healthcare companies
Proven market and commercial intelligence expertise
Minimum 2:1 degree in a related discipline; an MBA or MSc/PhD is an advantage but not essential
Knowledge of research methodologies gained either through briefing agencies and working with data or via agency experienceAdditional Information
Why work at Informa
Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomesall types of candidates.We are alsoflexiblewithdifferent working patternsandprioritizes promotions internally. Our benefits include:
Learning and development plan to assist with your career development
15 days PTO plus 9 national holidays, 4 days for volunteering and a day off for your birthday!
Competitive Benefits with 401k match
Paid parental leave
Work with a high quality of specialist products and service
Bright and friendly staff who are all "expert's experts" and additional training and development for helping you achieve your career aspiration
ESPP - become a shareholder
We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.
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