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PwC Clinical R&D Senior Manager in San Francisco, California

Specialty/Competency: Operations

Industry/Sector: Pharma and Life Sciences

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 60%

A career in Product Development and Manufacturing, within Operations Consulting, will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organizational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organizations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. You’ll make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

Our Product Development and Manufacturing team expertly combines Strategy, Operational, and Digital consulting capabilities to help our clients innovate, develop and manufacture products in a manner that helps establish differentiated products, significantly increases operational efficiency and drives new levels of enterprise-wide growth in a connected world. We pair our functional expertise with PwC’s deep industry sector experience to create unmatched value opportunities with our clients in the Industrial Products, Consumer Markets, Pharma Life Science, and Technology Media Telecom industry sectors. We foster and encourage a teaming culture that rewards collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness while working diligently to drive value for our clients.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Health/Engineering, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Medicine/Health

Additional Educational Requirements :

Other Life Sciences-related fields of study may be considered

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success involving Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences R&D, preferably obtained through one or more of the following: - Academic scientific research;

  • Direct work within the industry (e.g. pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, generics, medical device, instrumentation, and diagnostic companies);

  • Contract service organizations to the industry (e.g. CRO);

  • Regulatory health authorities / agencies overseeing the industry (e.g. FDA);

  • Non-profit organizations supporting life sciences scientific advancement;

  • Government agencies supporting life sciences scientific advancement (e.g. NSF, CDC);

  • Analyst / research / benchmarking companies covering the industry (e.g. CMR/KMR);

  • Consulting companies delivering to the industry; and,

  • Organizations representing the industry (e.g. PhRMA).

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in one or more of the following areas:

  • R&D Strategy: R&D Strategic Planning;

  • R&D Strategic Decision Making;

  • R&D Finance Strategy;

  • R&D Performance Management;

  • R&D M&A / Deals / Transactions R&D Planning;

  • Management, and Operations: R&D Operations Strategy;

  • R&D Operations Planning;

  • R&D Operations Management;

  • R&D Operations Transformation;

  • R&D Innovation, Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management;

  • R&D Finance Operations;

  • R&D Procurement;

  • R &D Sourcing R&D Organization / People: R&D Organizational Design;

  • R&D Talent Management;

  • R&D Workforce Planning;

  • R&D Talent Performance Managment;

  • R&D Training and Change Management R&D Process: Process Mapping, Process Design, Process Optimization and Redesign;

  • R&D Analytics: Enterprise R&D Information Management;

  • Enterprise R&D Reporting;

  • Enterprise R&D Analytics;

  • Enterprise R&D Information;

  • Visualization R&D Technology: R&D Technology Requirements Gathering;

  • R&D Technology Design;

  • R&D Technology User Acceptance Testing;

  • R&D Technology Implementation;

  • R&D Risk / Compliance: R&D Internal Audit;

  • R&D Risk Assessment; and,

  • R&D Risk Management and Control. Demonstrates proven success in roles and intimate abilities to lead client-facing consulting teams, including the following areas: - Communicating with external clients and internal staff in an organized and knowledgeable manner;

  • Leveraging project management and project facilitation skills, especially with leading and facilitating teams and developing client proposals;

  • Managing multiple, complex projects with medium to large staff teams;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement;

  • Communicating value propositions;

  • Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials;

  • Creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; and,

  • Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager.

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