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Managing Consultant - United Kingdom  

Navitas Life Sciences (company)

Posted on : 22 December 2017

Project Description

Category: Executive
Location: Denmead, Hampshire
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

To lead a portfolio of consultancy projects to ensure effective delivery of robust client solutions
  • To proactively own and lead project delivery from initial brief to final delivery – prime client contact
  • Work with clients to define requirements, scope projects, prepare business case and statement of work
  • Prepare project management plan, project structure, controls and reporting tools, and routine status reports
  • Manage and track project scope, deliverables, risks, issues, dependencies, documentation, and timelines
  • To drive and manage project resources and profitability
  • Active leadership in client solutions to build the Navitas brand – acts as SME on projects and/or Navitas nets
  • Adds gravitas and subject matter expertise to the analysis, design, and implementation of projects
To own and build client relationships to generate revenue and drive business growth
  • Ongoing selling and marketing of Navitas services to contribute to revenue (of £500k) and sales growth
  • To conduct new business development activities and develop client focused, needs based proposals
  • To own client relationships to ensure effective communication, develop solutions, and extend relationships (4-5 clients)
To coach and manage project teams to encourage team work and support development
  • To mentor, train, and coach project team members and colleagues (2-6 project team members)
  • To give direction, provide support, and encourage team working
  • To set project objectives, provide routine feedback and support development for team members
To act as a Navitas role model to lead company initiatives and collateral development
  • To be an active member of strategic themes, internal projects, and/or business improvement initiatives
  • To develop collateral for projects/domain areas, e.g. case studies, new concepts, PoV, best practice
  • Act as an internal SME – in defined area, to develop, capture, and disseminate knowledge
  • Lead company meeting sessions, enthusiastically acts as a role model

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong degree (2:1) in relevant subject area (e.g. science or industry related)
  • A further degree is preferable, e.g. PhD, MBA


  • Several years in an industry or consulting role, of which significant time spent:
    • In a senior consulting role
    • In a life science/pharma industry role
    • In a business development role
  • Experience in one of the following areas is preferred:
    • Patient Safety and Pharmacovigilance
    • Clinical Development Processes
    • Labelling and Regulatory Affairs
    • Risk Management and Quality and Compliance

Evidence of Capability

  • Honed consulting skills – methodologies/tools
  • Compelling communication, strong facilitator
  • Strong client and stakeholder management: senior levels, social awareness
  • Excellent project management: manage complexity, resources, profitability
  • Good business development and evidence of BD success £500k, to include:
    • Lead generation and networking
    • Conduct client briefs/senior stakeholder meetings
    • Scoping, requirements, business case definition
    • Development of needs based proposals
    • Negotiation and contract management
    • Account and relationship management
  • Good leadership skills, gravitas, self starter

If you would like to apply for this position, or would like a discussion about this, or any other role, please send your contact details, together with your curriculum vitae to: