Accenture Life Sciences R&D Technology Consulting Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana
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An R&D technology consultant beyond compare. You’ve got an in-depth understanding of the pharmaceutical, medical technology and/or biopharma industry and you know how business, technology and operations intersect. So, you use your analytical know how and skills to solve problems creatively, and make sure clients have R&D technology and processes that help get products to patients faster. Your soft skills complement your technology know-how, which means you can always get your point across, whether you’re talking with a senior client or junior team member. All in all, you’re the person others seek out when they run into challenges.
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 the technology currently supporting clients’ product development, patient services and regulatory compliance strategies
Lead teams developing and deploying technologies used to discover and develop therapies such as compounds, biologics, vaccines, medical technology, etc.
Organize and rationalize technology 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
Manage and coach junior team members
Support business development opportunities, and expand our thought leadership position, using your expertise in life sciences R&D to apply new technology such as cloud computing, application, platforms, etc.
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.
Here’s What You Need (Basic Qualifications)
At least four years at a consultancy working on IT/systems development
At least 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).
At least 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, Patient Services and Complaint systems or processes.
At least four years managing a team and helping in people development
At least four years working with Life Sciences R&D executives applying excellent client-facing communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
At least four years managing client and vendor relationships with the ability to identify and articulate the value of new business
At least four years leading sub-projects, and knowing when to handle issues yourself or get others involved
At least four years deploying or supporting relevant applications used in the clinical supply chain like EDC, CTMS, data management tools, patient services or others
A Bachelor’s degree
Bonus Points If (Preferred Skills)
You’ve got a deep understanding of key pharma, med tech and/or biopharma R&D, patient services and product lifecycle processes and technologies.
You know your way around industry-standards such as CFR 21 Part 11, GxP and validated systems lifecycles.
You know how to troubleshoot day to day issues and to modify system configurations as needed modifications
You’ve worked on software development, specifically in a validated environment
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