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Principal Life Sciences Strategy Consultant (m/f)

Herr Karl Verplancke
Pharmazeutische Industrie
Our Client is a leading High Value global strategy consulting and transaction advisory firm focused on Life Science (Healthcare Pharma, Biotech, Medical Device and Consumer Products).

Our Client is perceived and recognized as a hidden Champion amongst the big players and well-known strategy Consultancies in the World.  Its Experts function as sparring Partners on the highest levels.   Client Portfolio is 70 % Pharma and 30 % MedTech.

Our Client is a boutique Consultancy and believes in small teams of senior executives with many years of experience in strategic issues and operative management gained hands-on in the industry or in major consulting firms.

Our Client relies on the in-depth knowledge of a limited number of specific industry sectors as its mainstay. It is not generic methods but knowledge matured over the years in a given national and international industry environment that will generate success.

Our Client services are built on partnerships with our clients and rely on the quality of our executives who are time-tested in finding customized solutions together with our clients rather than for them.

Our Client offers experts to work as interim managers of our clients' companies, if desired, where they take an active responsible part in driving the implementation of the procedures required in a timely and effective manner.
Main Responsibility and Key Accountabilities
Essential functions:

Delivering Business:

Travel: 40 % bis 60 % Max. As a Junior Partner, you will be a key driving force behind the delivery of many projects.  You will also help continue the expansion of its consulting services in the life science sector. You will conceptualize, plan, budget, and provide intellectual leadership for project teams.
You manage large projects profitably and to the client’s highest satisfaction
You Support, guide and advise your clients to deliver high quality projects

Supporting the Expansion through existing Projects:

Assure a high level of demand for individual professional services over an extended period of time
Identifies short- and long-term business opportunities
You manage multiple client relationships to maximize long-term business potential
You define new product and service offerings, blending them with existing services to create a compelling value proposition

You Identify yourself and lead thought leadership initiatives to support the growth
You grow your accounts by developing and building trusted advisor relationships with key stakeholders within the account, to include identifying new opportunities and new relationships

Winning New Business:

You undertake major business development efforts successfully with little or no assistance
You identify opportunities and win business in new clients


You manage and contribute to the development of professional staff
You maintain state-of-the-art knowledge base in selected areas to keep practice at leading edge
You take a lead role in the performance management and development of direct reports
you support the ongoing management of the business, leading innovation and change initiatives
You are a Role model (values and key behaviors
Ideally you bring along an advanced scientific degree (PhD, MSc), professional certifications, or equivalent work experience.  An MBA is definitely an advantage. 

Candidates must have the interpersonal skills and high-level of professional expertise required to skillfully lead teams, interface with client executives and attorneys, develop staff members, and generate new business.

You are expected to have and maintain superb technical skills, contribute to corporate initiatives, and have an outstanding level of commitment to the firm and its objectives. We value a strong work ethic, creativity, a positive attitude, and a high level of energy.

You bring along have proven skills managing complex project assignments from concept through delivery. 

Our ideal candidate has:

Recognized ability to present, facilitate, and/or provide expert guidance on key industry or functional issues
Demonstrated ability to synthesize and apply analytic techniques
Leads complex projects which are strategic in nature
The ability to develop and implement growth strategies
Passion for drive leadership in the market
Excellent people management skills
and possesses an ‘intrapreneurial’ and entrepreneurial mindset
Although Delivery will be your main task and Sales is mainly done by the Partners, winning new business will improve your career path towards Partner

Ideally you have proven management and sales skills
You have the ability to identify new business opportunities and convert them to project work

You have a Track record of winning and developing large client accounts
You can demonstrate credibility and you are networked within the industry
You are familiar with a professional service culture and ability to relate to people across all levels of the corporation
You are Proficient in contributing to staff development

Next to that you have excellent verbal and written communication skills in German/English.  Fluency in a third language is a distinct advantage. Extra fluency in Japanese or Russian is a plus.

We recruit experienced professionals from the life science Industry as well from other consulting companies
Offer: which expertise and values are offered and vice versa, expected?

Market expertise, analytic skills and knowledge drives them, deep content experience, hands-on approach, close cooperation with your client, Passion, integrity, Ownership, Openness, Respect, Resilience, Learning Mindset, not arrogant, pragmatic, empathy, clients are considered Partners,, thinking out of the box,  feet on the ground.


If you are interested in this position, apply now! If you want to have confidential discussions don't hesitate to contact me.
For further information please contact Mr. Karl Verplancke under +49 89 72 63 210 03. We assure confidentiality.

Please send your application documents (CV, certificates, salary statement, possible starting date by mail to Verplancke (at)
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 10577

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