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Life Science R&D Technology Strategy Sr. Consultant (14915)


Cloud Consultant



San Jose, California, United States

Work you'll do

The professionals in Deloitte's Life Sciences Research & Development practice understand the unique challenges confronting today's Life Sciences organizations. Our approaches are pragmatic and realistic, and span the continuum from new R&D operating models through portfolio management, data analytics, IT transformation, and regulatory and safety considerations.

Deloitte has established a leadership position in the area of R&D Tech Strategy consulting. We have built outstanding insights to the challenges and opportunities in this space and have strong industry relationships and experiences in delivering business results. We are looking for consultants to help us shape the direction of our practice capabilities and delivery of project results. The ideal candidate has deep expertise in clinical trials and data management processes and truly understands the needs of industry and regulators.

We help clients unlock business agility and sustainable value through technology. We reimagine the technology + business relationship by architecting future business and technology strategies, operating models, platforms, ecosystems, and capabilities into integrated business solutions. We orchestrate the breadth of Deloitte to co-create business value across the C-suite and to the board.

A Senior Consultant at Deloitte will manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology solutions to solve our client's most complex business challenges.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Industry experience in clinical data management processes (in the order of 5-7 years)
Understanding of business practices, solutions and relevant regulations for clinical data and trials management
Understanding of industry trends and future directions for clinical trials and the impacts for clinical data management
Educate clients on the latest technology trends and implications for their business
Design actionable strategies and roadmaps that clients can utilize to deliver business value
Develop financial models depicting both the financial obligation and future value of future technology implementations
Manage teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.
Formulate planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting strategies.
Manage full life cycle implementations.
Develop statements of work and/or client proposals.
Identify business opportunities to increase usability and profitability
Interact with program leadership, governance, and change enablement teams.
Develop and manage vendor relationships
Design and facilitate client workshops
Manage resources and budget on client projects

The Team

Our Strategy practice brings together several key capabilities that will allow us to design integrated programs that transform our clients' businesses, including corporate & business unit strategy, enterprise model design, and technology strategy.

Strategy professionals will serve as trusted advisors to our clients, working with them to make clear data-driven choices about where to play and how to win, in order to drive growth and enterprise value.

Technology Strategy Senior Consultants m ust have participated in one or more projects involving:

  • Engagements:
    • IT Strategy
    • Cloud Strategy
    • Platform Strategy
    • IT Outsourcing Advisory
    • Digital Transformation Architecture Blueprinting and Roadmaps
    • Digital Technology Spend Optimization
    • Current State IT Capability Assessment
    • Future State IT Capability Design
    • IT Transformation Roadmap Development
    • IT Service Management Assessment
    • Application Assessment
    • Data Management Strategy and Architecture
    • IT Process and Tool Deployment
    • IT Cost Optimization and Effectiveness
    • IT Service Delivery and Outsourcing Assessment
    • IT Governance, Operating Model, and Delivery Model Assessment
    • IT Financial Management Analysis (e.g. dashboards, charge-back models)
  • Solutions: Experience working with cloud (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS/BPaaS), digital, and analytics solutions
  • Process Frameworks: IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), ISO 20000, COBiT
  • ITIL: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, Continual Service Improvement and the processes in each of these five lifecycle phases
  • Travel up to 50% (While 50% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff
  • An advanced degree in the area of specialization (MBA Preferred)