Boston, MA, New York, NY, Summit, NJ, San Francisco, CA
About Charles River Associates
For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for you as you accelerate your career.
CRA’s Life Sciences practice helps pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics and medical device companies achieve optimum performance across key aspects of their business, including innovation, commercial success, organization, and reputation, all for the long-term benefit of patients, clinicians, employees, and shareholders. We work with life sciences businesses directly as well as with their legal counsel, industry associations, government organizations, and advocacy groups from the earliest stages of research into new therapy areas, through product development, to the delivery of products that will achieve commercial success and fulfill the expectations of our clients and their key stakeholders.
We are seeking experienced project managers with knowledge of Life Sciences market to join our team.
Senior Associate/Associate Principals work on project teams with junior and senior consultants on a variety of client engagements across industries, conducting advanced strategic and economic analysis, and assisting in the management of consulting projects. They may serve as a project manager, direct the work of others, oversee analysis, manage mid-level client relationships, and/or communicate project results. Staff at this level are expected to work independently with minimal supervision.
To be successful in this role, you must be able to effectively plan and manage the execution of smaller projects or significant sub-tasks on larger, more complex projects, conceptualize and analyze issues, and perform or direct a wide variety of analytical tasks. We also highly value a strong work ethic, creativity, a positive attitude, and a high level of energy.
Independently identify/design analytic tasks and contribute to the development of overall analytic framework for consulting projects
Interface with client representatives to communicate developments and present results
Draft reports or presentations, or sections of reports or presentations
Contribute to project planning and budget management efforts
Provide training and technical supervision to less-experienced staff, including reviewing their analyses and providing coaching/direction
Contribute to business development efforts and draft client proposals
Ph.D. in life sciences (e.g., biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, pharmacology etc.) or Masters of Business Administration, professional certifications, or equivalent work experience
4-5 years previous consulting experience
Strong skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis methods and techniques
Proven staff and project management skills
Client interaction, facilitation, presentation, budgeting, and project planning skills
Occasional travel required
How to Apply:
To be considered for this role, please submit your resume, cover letter.
The statements included in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
CRA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.