Associate Consultant

Cambridge, MA

We are seeking an Associate Consultant to join our team in Cambridge, MA. Through project experience and direct mentoring, this role at Viscadia will offer an in-depth education in business dynamics of the life sciences industry and training in core management consulting skills including critical thinking, problem-solving, client management, and executive communication.


  • Develop a clear understanding of client businesses and visualize Viscadia’s role in helping solve their problems.
  • Develop in-depth understanding of Viscadia’s forecasting frameworks, approaches, and methodologies to address client needs.
  • Develop expertise in pharmaceutical forecasting and aim for excellence and functional leadership in this regard.
  • Design and execute custom solutions to client problems using technical skills in Excel, VBA, Access, Python / R, SQL, Tableau, etc.
  • Develop the therapeutic area expertise necessary to contextualize and support the process of problem solving.
  • Devise and execute primary and secondary market research to aid the process of problem solving
  • Collaborate with offshore teams to execute analyses, create deliverables, and manage client engagements 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 internal initiatives and contribute to developing Viscadia’s capabilities and enhancing our offering
  • Learn from senior members on the team, and mentor/coach junior members, as appropriate.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in any discipline with strong academic credentials in analytic and quantitative curriculum
  • Preferably 3-5 years of experience in consulting, analytics, or similar roles in the pharma/biotech domain
  • Strong analytical abilities with a knack of crystallizing insights and recommendations from complex analyses
  • Preferably functional knowledge of healthcare datasets, syndicated databases, and other related resources
  • Preferably functional understanding of forecasting and associated practices
  • High motivation, good work ethic, maturity, and personal initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in the onsite-offshore model in management consulting
  • Good attention to detail with an unwavering focus on quality
  • Aspiration for leadership positions with a constant endeavor for self-improvement

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