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Life Sciences (Industry Value Team) Analytics Consultant (Tri-State NYC/Northeast)

Job Location: NY - New York

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00516701


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Analytics

Travel: 80% (Monday – Thursday afternoon)

Position:  Life Sciences Analytics Consultant


Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.


People in our Client and Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.


Analytics professionals create new insights from predictive statistical modeling activities that target and deliver value to our clients.


The Functional and Industry Analytics Consultant:

  • Works with clients to provide primary and secondary research within an industry or functional area.
  • Assesses industry trends, create reports, prepare forecasts and develop industry/functional models.
  • Uses advanced statistical techniques to find relationships between variables.
  • Solves organizational problems for the client by analyzing requirements, providing valuable market research linked insights and developing tools and processes to aid decision making.


Job Description


Analytics professionals use quantitative methods to derive actionable insights and outcomes from data. The Life Sciences Go to Market Analytics team comprises professionals with diverse experience and backgrounds including industry experience, consulting, statistics, engineering, economics and other quantitative disciplines. Employees are encouraged and expected to build their expertise as data scientists, and deploy analytics to business problems. We also provide access to an experienced group of professionals across disciplines, including Life Sciences, Financial Services, Communication Media and Technology, Products -Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Supply Chain & Operations. As a result, we are able to apply a multi-disciplinary approach to projects and formulate a more comprehensive, best in class and effective strategy.


A professional at this level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. 
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture. 


Key Responsibilities of the role include:


The candidate will work closely with client teams and/or clients directly and will be responsible for specific responsibilities in one or more of the following areas: 

·         Excellent understanding of Life Sciences Industry/Domain

·         Working with one of the sub-industries within Life Sciences – Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Technology, Generics, Distribution, and Consumer Healthcare

·         Understanding of the data sets within these sub-industries – example: commercial, point of sales, clinical, claims data etc.

·         Deliver data and BI/analytics driven engagements

·         Creating solutions around one or more of the below areas

o   Analytics strategy (roadmap, maturity assessment)

o   Commercial Analytics

o   Patient Analytics

o   Payer or Provider Analytics

o   Digital Marketing Analytics

·         Analytics enablement (dash-boarding, tool development)

·         People and project management

·         Actively engage in knowledge learning, sharing and storing. Steep learning curve and adapting to new client situations quickly and work under a competitive environment

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to influence and lead others

·         Adhere to the firm’s standards on ethics, code of conduct and value


YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience working on advanced analytics projects involving statistical models
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience with written and verbal communication skills including formal and informal presentations, building client relationships and providing excellent client service

·     Minimum 2 years working with BI/Analytics visualization tools like Tableau, Spotfire, QlikView etc.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with advanced analytics tools such as SAS or R
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with Real World Evidence (RWE) data
  • Ability to travel up to 80-100%

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Statistics
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Statistics or Operations Research
  • Strong preference for prior experience working with teams from multiple US geographies and understanding of US market
  • Strong desire to grow technical analytics skills
  • Exceptional business acumen
  • Able to build, maintain and own relationships
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Strong conceptual knowledge and understanding of databases and statistics
  • Solid Microsoft Office (Excel and Powerpoint) skills
  • Strong business and technical accountability

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.



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