Job Description

We Are:

Our Life Sciences Practice is evolving rapidly from selling products to delivering value through better patient outcomes. We work with top pharmaceutical, biotech, cell & gene therapy, MedTech, distributor, and consumer health clients globally to redefine the future of the life sciences industry by combining the latest technology with scientific breakthroughs to redefine how medical treatments are discovered, developed, and delivered to patients around the world.

Our Life Sciences Supply Chain & Operations practice helps clients to transform their end-to-end supply chain to be patient centric and an enabler of growth. We achieve this through targeted interventions across the value chain, from planning to manufacturing to distribution and beyond, with a focus on optimization to support growth and achieve cost objectives.

We are looking for an experienced Manager to join our team and help fuel our rapid future growth!

You Are:

You are a Life Sciences Supply Chain maestro with tons of experience in consulting, leadership, client relationship management and managing multi-faceted teams. Your expertise? Advising clients on data-driven strategies to achieve their strategic, financial, and operational goals. You have the energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love for continued learning. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses – an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades, and as an executive you are a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in teams.

We have varied opportunities available in our Life Sciences Supply Chain and Operations Practice!   We would love to speak with you if you have proven experience in transformation, planning, fulfillment, or manufacturing working with top tier Life Sciences clients.

The Work:

Most of the team works on one or more projects at any given point in time, typically as part of a larger core team working on a priority. At the Manager level, it could be: 

  • Working with cross-functional client teams to architect and deliver end to end supply chain transformations spanning R&D to Finished Goods, and connecting to patients through innovative digital solutions, often over the course of multiple years involving large scale re-design 
  • Leveraging data driven hypothesizes and recommendations to support the End-to-End Supply Chain Transformation across Supply chain strategy, planning, manufacturing, fulfillment
  • Leading global teams of 2-75+ to deliver against client priorities and to solve a specific problem 
  • Functioning as a strategic advisor to clients on end-to-end SC&O transformations addressing key business challenges such as New Product Launch, Cell and Gene Therapy, Cold Chain, Biologics, New Distribution Models, Mergers & Acquisitions etc. 
  • Collaborating effectively with other Accenture teams in Strategy, Consulting, Technology and Operations to bring the best of Accenture to clients 
  • Developing meaningful partnerships with Life Sciences clients through utilizing interpersonal skills, effective communication, and relationship building 
  • Proactively identifying ways in which Accenture can better support clients through qualifying, co-creating, and executing new sales opportunities 
  • Supporting the growth and operations of the Life Sciences Supply Chain practice at Accenture through active involvement and leadership 


Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum 4 years of Life Sciences experience, either in industry or through business consulting 
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in architecting and delivering Life Sciences End to End Supply Chain Transformations
  • Bachelor's Degree

Bonus points:

  • Experience leading successful teams and autonomously “running a business” 
  • Preference for deep pharmaceutical industry experience in Cell & Gene Therapy, New Product Launch, Manufacturing, Cold Chain, Biologics, New Distribution Models, Clinical Supply and Mergers & Acquisitions etc.
  • Experience working in a top tier consultancy
  • Business Development

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