Associate Consultant

Boston, US

We seek an Associate Consultant to join our team in Boston. Through project experience and direct mentoring, this role at Viscadia will offer an in-depth education in healthcare businesses dynamics and training in core consulting skills including critical thinking, market analyses, and executive communication.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a clear understanding of client situations and circumstances and visualize Viscadia’s role in helping solve their problems
  • Gain familiarity and expertise in pharmaceutical forecasting and aim for excellence and functional leadership in this regard
  • Identify and apply the relevant problem solving techniques and frameworks to address client needs
  • Devise and execute market research – primary and secondary – to aid the process of problem solving
  • Develop in-depth understanding of Viscadia’s internal frameworks, approaches and methodologies
  • Design and execute custom solutions to client problems using Excel, VBA, Access, Python / R, SQL, Tableau, etc.
  • Develop the therapeutic area expertise necessary to contextualize and support the problem solving process
  • Execute analysis, create deliverables and collaborate with project team on a day-to-day basis
  • Crystallize analyses and deliver communication to clients as well as internal stakeholders through verbal and written media (emails, PowerPoints, etc.)
  • Develop working relationships with clients and serve as point-of-contact on key frontiers in the engagement
  • Actively participate in and contribute to developing Viscadia’s capabilities and enhancing our offering

Qualifications

  • BA/BS required; Graduate degree preferred

  • 3-4 years of experience in consulting, analytics or similar roles in the pharmaceutical/biotech domain
  • Strong analytical abilities with the knack of crystallizing insights and recommendations from complex analyses
  • Excellent literacy in Excel and PowerPoint and knowledge of (or willingness to learn) more advanced tools like Python, SQL and Tableau

  • Functional knowledge of healthcare datasets, syndicated databases and other related resources preferred
  • Some understanding of forecasting and associated practices is a plus
  • Willingness to work in a small and fast-growing organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Good attention to detail with an unwavering focus on quality
  • Passionate about consulting, and delivering value to drive client business

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