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EY Consulting Services Manager Consultant - Health Sciences & Wellness – Research & Development in Des Moines, Iowa

Consulting Services Manager Consultant - Health Sciences & Wellness – Research & Development


Requisition # UNI00HOH

Post Date Mar 26, 2021

Our clients operate in a world where achieving and sustaining performance is more difficult than ever. EY’s Health Sciences and Wellness - Provider Research and Development (R&D) Consulting Services team assists clients with using research as a strategic differentiator to drive value for internal and external stakeholders..

The opportunity

EY has a robust Health Sciences and Wellness - Provider R&D practice, helping clients with strategic growth, business transformation, and commercial excellence. This senior role within our Consulting practice will have the opportunity to lead engagement teams, build solutions, and innovate in the market. Our practice works with Academic Medical Centers (AMCs), Clinical Research Organizations (CROs), pharmaceutical organizations, medical device manufacturers, and medical technology industries. You will be an integral member of our Research and Development consulting team, and spend most of your time focused on providing client services in the following areas: business transformation, commercial operations, commercial data and analytics, commercial strategy, growth strategy, operating model optimization, technology implementation and enterprise transformation.

Your key responsibilities

A majority of your time will be spent leading client engagement teams and working with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services in the provider R&D domain.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds

  • Leading large scale client engagements and consistently delivering quality client services

  • Monitoring progress, managing risk and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes

  • Managing expectations of client service delivery and staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the clients business

  • Fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment by playing an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization

  • Developing and maintaining long-term client relationships and networks

  • Developing relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs

  • Remaining current on new developments in the life sciences consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Public Health, Business, Biology, Pharmacology

  • At least 5 years of progressive experience managing research portfolios and digital health technologies across multiple disciplines, including business analytics, financial management and supporting systems design

  • Health care provider, biotechnology and pharmaceutical experience and experience providing consulting services in these industries

  • The executive presence to interact with the C-Suite of Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) and Clinical Research Organizations (CROs)

  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs - travel is estimated at 80%

  • Significant advisory/consulting experience with health care providers, academic institutions (e.g., Schools of Medicine) and/or life sciences is required

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Medical background and experience in digitizing clinical trial operations, data analytics and business intelligence

  • Experience working to optimize patient experience and physician experience (for example working on the design and implementation of digital health system solutions, including technology and workflow design)

  • Experience working within research and regulatory compliance

  • PhD in a medical related field or research – with related life sciences consulting experience

  • Certifications based on prior experience related to clinical research operations, regulatory affairs, or relevant technical certifications

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision, those who enjoying working collaboratively to solve problems, and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Health Sciences and Wellness industry. If you have a strong passion for helping providers develop innovative therapies as a strategic differentiator for patient care – then this role is for you. If you have clinical trial portfolio strategy, financial operations, or clinical research systems design and implementation experience, we want to hear from you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, unlimited vacation, nineteen company holidays for 2021, ten personal/family care days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social wellbeing. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

  • A rewards package tailored to your unique needs

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.