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Management Consultant (Payer)

United States Cambridge, MA
Req ID: 4763


Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&Rx, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

We work collaboratively with creative, digital, medical education and communication teams to combine scientific rigor and Payer insights for our clients. We specialize in Market Access strategy and Value Communications.

Our team delivers on a variety of projects, ranging from negotiations workshops, advisory boards, payer value propositions, health technology appraisals and policy engagement programs across many therapy areas including Rare Diseases, RA, Oncology and Hematology.

Due to significant growth, we are now looking to add Management Consultants to the existing team to provide strong scientific / clinical / HEOR / Access leadership.

Working independently and with senior partnership leads, you will shape, develop and deliver effective strategies, projects, content and programs that meet client objectives, budgets, and timelines. In addition, you will contribute to the further development of the Chief Medical Office, helping with the development of global proposals and projects and working with, and often leading bespoke Chief Medical Office teams developed through including expert talents from across the VMLY&Rx agencies.


  • Demonstrable success in driving business development (growth) with the life sciences industry in a consulting / agency environment
  • Excellent experience in project initiation and execution through having effective proposal development skills and knowledge and a passion for outcomes-based solutions
  • Strong scientific / clinical experience and a passion and inquisitiveness for new innovations in healthcare
  • Excellence in clinical, scientific and analytical research with a focus on the development of core communications platforms and tools
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of product development and commercialization and extensive experience of pre-launch and post-launch strategy and tactics
  • Experience of working with global, regional and local client stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of differences in healthcare systems in key international markets and potential implications of key policy changes on product development and implications for clinical, commercial and medical teams
  • Experience of matrix team working and remote project management leadership and operating as a team player in such working matrices
  • Strong project leadership / management, communication and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with internal and external customers and stakeholders through matrix leadership
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior team members
  • Proven writing competence and an excellent command of English (spoken/written); second language an advantage

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Qualified to Degree level (Medicine, Pharmacy, Life Sciences) with preferable postgraduate degree PhD or MBA


VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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