Job Description

We Are

Accenture Consulting: Your Unique Place in our Global Collective

Being part of Accenture Consulting means becoming an expert at making the New happen Now. To us, the New is all about the wise pivot that turns constant disruption to continuous reinvention. We are an innovation led-company that works at the heart of our clients’ organizations so that no matter how complex the business challenge, we face the future with confidence.

If you love solving challenges and not just studying them, then Accenture Consulting is the right place for you. Join us to develop your ideas into provocative points of view and transformative insights that help shape industries. You’ll work with an amazing and diverse mix of world-class experts with access to one of the most robust portfolios of capabilities and ecosystem relationships in the industry. Together, you’ll do so much more than consult. 

Coming here means future-proofing your career and going as far as your ambition takes you. Becoming a tech-savvy, well-rounded, multi-disciplined and market-relevant advisor doesn’t happen by chance. We invest in training and development in a big way, so you can build your future along with ours, creating an impactful career unique to you. Ultimately, we believe we is greater than me and that diverse perspectives lead to the best solutions. Joining Accenture Consulting means you will learn, innovate and lead, and together we will improve the way the world works and lives

You Are

An R&D technology guru who knows the life sciences field inside out--and you’ve spent years using that know-how to make sure clients have R&D technology and processes that help get products to patients faster. You know how to design, build and deploy solutions thanks to your in-depth understanding of how business, technology and operations intersect. You get a quiet satisfaction from using your analytical talents to solve problems in new and creative ways. You have mastered describing solutions in the context of business challenges, thanks to your above average communications and interpersonal skills. Your experience means that you’ve got innovative answers when people come to you with problems. You collaborate and are creative in inspiring teams to turn in quality work on time, every time.


 

The Work (Role Responsibility)

  • Work on proprietary technology assets to deliver best-in-class R&D services to our clients
  • Define use cases and business cases for applying modern technology including digital and applied intelligence 
  • Evaluate clients’ current technology supporting product development, patient services and regulatory compliance strategies
  • Head up teams developing and deploying technologies used to discover and develop therapies such as compounds, biologics, vaccines, medical technology, etc.
  • Organize and rationalize tech systems after mergers
  • Design and deploy change management projects that set up clients for long-term success
  • Build relationships with client stakeholders in the health, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries that help Accenture become a trusted partner
  • Support business development efforts and help build the Accenture Consulting practice, and expand our thought leadership position, using your expertise in life sciences to apply new technology such as cloud computing, application, platforms, etc.
  • Advise clients on how they can use the next generation of digital R&D operating models and improve their data analysis
  • Build relationships with senior clients that help Accenture become a trusted partner
  • Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended.  For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.



Qualifications

Here’s What You Need (Basic Qualifications)

  • Minimum four years at a consultancy working on IT/systems development 
  • Minimum four years working in relevant applications in an implementation or support capacity in at least one of the following: Research, Clinical Supply Chain, EDC, CTMS, Data Management tools, IV/WRS, Data Warehouses, Safety databases, Regulatory Information Management, Medical Information, Medtech, Patient Services and Complaint systems or processes. 
  • Minimum four years of proven experience managing programs and teams of multiple direct reports, clients and vendors using your exceptional team building, mentoring, people development and management skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree

Bonus Points If (Preferred Skills)

  • Minimum four years in life sciences R&D technology to support discovery and research, patient services, clinical development and operations, regulatory intelligence and operations, pharmacovigilance, medical affairs, and MD&D (medical device and diagnostics).  
  • Minimum four years working with Life Sciences R&D executives applying excellent client-facing communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum four years managing client and vendor relationships with the ability to identify and articulate the value of new business
  • Minimum four years leading sub-projects, and knowing when to handle issues yourself or get others involved
  • Minimum four years deploying or supporting relevant applications used in the clinical supply chain like EDC, CTMS, data management tools, patient services or others 
  • You’ve got a deep understanding of key Pharmaceutical R&D processes and technologies
  • You know your way around industry-standards such as CFR 21 Part 11, GxP and validated systems lifecycles.
  • You’ve worked on software development, specifically in a validated environment
  • You’ve got deep strategic consulting experience including solving big issues on time and on budget
  • You’re a rain maker
  • You’re creative and take data drive approaches to problem solving
  • You have experience in design led approaches to innovation
  • You have demonstrated leadership in a team-oriented environment, either military or civilian

Accenture Overview

We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.


As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for Manager is $119,880 – 227,600 and for Senior Manager $159,516 - 288,500 and information on benefits offered is here.



COVID-19 update:


The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.


Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.


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


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