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Life Sciences Consulting

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A place for those working with pharma, biotech, and medtech/diagnostics clients to exchange ideas

Does pharma hire mostly in beginning of the year? Wondering if there are any notable trends while looking for exit opps from consulting

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What would people consider the “best” exits from a life sciences boutique at the EM level? I understand it is subjective but am curious what others think.

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Hey LEK fish! Interested in LEK Life Sciences. Have a Bachelor’s and 1.5 YOE. 1. Am I able to join the Life Sciences team as an Associate? 2. Anyone willing to share their expe… more

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Pharma CVC Associate role or pursue an MD?

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Anyone know what Guidehouse pays their senior consultants or managers?

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What sort of interview questions can I expect for an entry-level role in the therapeutics arm of a fundamental analysis long-short fund with the portfolio manager?

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Thoughts on L.E.K. Life sciences practice? What kind of focus and what is their perception in industry / other firms?

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Thoughts on Charles River Associates life science?

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Thoughts on Simon Kucher? (Comp, culture, exit ops) Recruiter reached out to me but I don’t really know enough about them to know if I even want to go through the process or not

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Anyone in the tristate area hear of Herspeigel Consulting?

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Thoughts on Avalere Health?

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Putnam fish: I have 2 year 3 mon experience specific in life science consulting (wide project type experience), but offered a position as associate II. Is it expected? Surprised as I assumed it is log… more

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Any Novartis fish out there on the commercial side? Reviews, thoughts, feeling?

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Thoughts on Zoetis? I know they used to be Pfizer.

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An MBB recruiter reached out to me recently for a May 2021 start-date consultant role (advanced degree). I had previously accepted an LS boutique offer. Would you renege?

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Anyone familiar with Two Labs? A recruiter reached out about their Mkt Access Consultant role. Would love to hear perspectives on the company, reputation, and compensation if anyone has Intel to share… more

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What’s general career progression in pharma in the commercial department? What kind of experience do you need to get to the VP level? What’s the compensation, base and TC look like at each level: Sr… more

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Is there a path to the c-suite from market access roles? High impact to revenue makes me think yes, but haven't seen much information on the career path online

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Anyone have the Mercer Life Science Compensation survey?

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Anybody exit to Pfizer? Curious about their comp, culture, etc. for internal strategy roles

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If you have SAP S4/Hana with life sciences experience and interested in roles, DM me

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I have 1 YOE out of college at a boutique doing mainly pricing and market access work. Would it make sense to move laterally to ZS pipeline & launch strategy practice for the bigger name, broader … more

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Zs 🐟, any insights into comp for decision analytics AC in Boston? TIA

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Does anybody have any tips or ideas to successfully transition from life sciences consulting to big tech (in their healthcare initiatives) product management? Is this feasible?

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Anybody work with Cognizant Life Sciences consulting? What work do they typically do?

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Anyone exit from Life Science strategy consulting to an internal strategy role in industry? I’m looking to get a better view of the SME depth required (for non-science background) as well as the range… more

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What are the top firms to be at in life sciences (ranked)?

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It's been almost 10 days since my Guidehouse application status (on my Dashboard) got updated to "Reviewed" but I have not heard from anyone yet. Is there still hope or should I assume t… more

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Oh no. Brad Jenkins has turned into Tim Kurtis...

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Looking to revamp our training for new campus hires. What kind of consulting fundamentals trainings do you offer?

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If I want to be in LS consulting long term (2 YOE in pharma biotech consulting already) but tempted to try something completely different (still strategy but in the B2C non-science space) for a year o… more

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Pros and cons of working at a boutique firm vs. a larger firm?

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Thoughts on picnic health?

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Anyone familiar with Ginkgo Bioworks? I get that they’re in “synthetic biology” but what’s the hype? Designing bacteria for fermentation, DNA synthesis, bacterial libraries, these are all old news. … more

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Is it possible to exit from equity research (biotechnology/major pharma) to consulting? What groups (corporate strategy, pipeline strategy, etc.) would be most relevant?

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Anyone heard of Acquis consulting?

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What is the career progression at Putnam? Is a Principal equivalent to a Partner or EM at other firms?

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Crowdsourcing for some advice! Which is better for someone who is still somewhat early in their career: 1) Go to a mid-size/tier 2 firm with a solid reputation and knowing you’ll learn a ton (reputat… more

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What's the comp for PWC's HIA Pharma/Life Sciences R&D Sr. Associate?

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