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Senior Managing Consultant - United Kingdom  

Navitas Life Sciences (company)

Posted on : 22 December 2017

Project Description

Category: Manager
Location: Denmead, Hampshire
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Graduate Degree

Job Description:

To lead a portfolio of complex consultancy projects and bring fresh insight to deliver robust client solutions
  • To manage and own project delivery, multiple and/or complex projects, prime client contact
  • To provide leadership, bring insight and gravitas to the analysis, design and implementation of projects
  • To oversee the management of effective project budgeting and financial controls to ensure profitability
  • Active leadership in client solutions to build the Navitas brand – acts as SME on projects and/or Navitas nets
  • To provide thought leadership to projects/nets and bring new concepts or services for client projects
To conduct business development activities and lead key accounts to generate revenue, drive growth, and profitability
  • To conduct business development activities to contribute to sales growth and generate revenue (£500k-£1m)
  • To lead or co-lead key (3-4) accounts to build existing client relationships and develop repeat business
  • To seek and develop new business opportunities and clients (e.g. networking, conferences, etc.)
  • To conduct full range of business development activities to include; generate leads, conduct client meetings/briefs, build proposals, and close successful negotiations
  • To stay alert to industry insight and competitor intelligence to ensure competitive advantage
To provide effective leadership to coach and develop direct reports and project teams
  • To mentor, train and coach project team members and direct reports (2-6 project team, 1-2 direct reports)
  • To manage workload and resource distribution within and across project teams
  • To provide direction and plan the development of team members to build capability
  • To enhance performance through routine objective setting, feedback, and appraisals for team members
To be an integral part of management and leadership of Navitas to build the business
  • To lead or co-lead strategic themes, internal projects and/or business improvement initiatives
  • To develop collateral for projects/domain areas, e.g. case studies, new concepts, PoV
  • To partner with colleagues to lead and share domain, business, and client knowledge and insight
  • Operations team member, lead company meeting sessions, enthusiastically acts as a role model

Preferred Skills:

  • 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

  • Excellent consulting skills – methodologies/tools
  • Compelling communication, advanced facilitator
  • Excellent client and stakeholder management; senior levels, social awareness
  • Excellent project management: manage complexity, resources, and profitability
  • Evidence of business development success £500k - £1m
  • Honed leadership skills
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Give and receive feedback
    • Recruitment, interviewing, selection
    • Performance development and improvement
    • Personal skills: gravitas, self awareness, resilience, manage ambiguity

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: