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Consultant - London

£50 - £60k per annum with benefits

We are a global life-sciences management consultancy, specialising in strategy and competitive analysis. We provide innovative, best in class strategy consulting and competitive insights for industry leaders who define, lead and inform brand, franchise and corporate management in life science organisations.

We are looking for talented individuals with a strong background in life sciences to help support the growth and expansion of our London Office.

As a Consultant at Deallus, your main responsibility will be managing client projects to ensure delivery of the project in line with client expectations. Working closely with an Account Lead, you will act as the key point of contact for the client, managing the client relationship throughout the term of the project as well as the internal project team.

Core Responsibilities:
Project Management

In partnership with the Client Lead, drafts a robust project plan, including key milestones / delivery points, accurately forecasting resource and capacity and identifying potential project risks.

Manages the team to successfully deliver the project against the plan, including communicating regularly with the project team, leading day-to-day project and update calls, monitoring actual capacity against forecasted capacity and raising any risks / red flags with the Client Lead as appropriate.

Understands the project budget and constraints and actively ensures expenses and costs are aligned with the project plan / budget.

Conducts project reviews and provides formal feedback at the close of every project (or at contract renewal for monitoring projects) to ensure key learnings from the project are captured.

Client Management

Acts as the key point of contact for the client on the project, addressing any questions / concerns and flagging issues with the Client Lead as appropriate.

Leads project status update meetings, both internally and externally.

Builds relationships with the client project team through delivering quality work, regular follow-ups and updates, etc.

Ensures client satisfaction throughout the term of the project.

Thinking & Analysis

Using a range of strategic frameworks, conceptualizes complex data into simplistic, digestible and meaningful insights for clients.

Manages a research team to ensure rigour and quality of data analysis , in line with the client’s strategic objectives.

People Management

Delegates project delivery to the project team based on the project plan.

Manages the project team members to deliver the project against agreed time lines and objectives.

Ensures team members are well utilized (i.e. people are spending their time in the right way).

Provides feedback to project team members on a regular basis to support their continued development.

Proactively addresses any performance issues in team members, linking in with the individual’s line manager.

Provides development opportunities for project team members, as appropriate.

Technical Skills:

Highly proficient in MS Office (to include Excel and PowerPoint).

Behavioural Skills:

Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships both internally and externally at all levels.

High level analytical skills.

Excellent communication skills, to include writing and presentation skills.

Possesses a strong understanding of the life sciences / pharma industry, to include recent trends, developments and current challenges.

Delegation and people management skills.

Aligned to Deallus values: Collaboration, Curiosity, Passion, Resilience and Winning Mindset.


3 – 4 years of experience managing projects or streams of work within projects.

Degree(s): BA/BS/MS/PhD

Major(s): Life Sciences

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to us via email on or directly through our website -

Contact Email :

Web Address :

Date Posted: 22nd October 2018

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