Manager / Senior Manager in Life Sciences R& D – Advisory Consulting – Switzerland

Full Time
Posted 9 months ago

The Client

A world leader in management consulting has new opportunities available in their Life Sciences practice based in Switzerland. We are searching for high calibre manager-level consultants who are looking for an opportunity to develop their career at one of the very best firms out there!

The Role

You will be a manager/senior manager for a large consulting firm, where you will manage a team with a focus on R&D projects. You will be involved in projects with a team, for fixed periods of time, offering high quality advice to industry professionals. Every project is ‘advisory’; you will not be responsible for ‘operational’ projects. This role will require travel and can give you the opportunity to acquire a wide range of experience from some of the most well known companies in the industry, all the way to exciting start ups!


  • Working on R&D Advisory Projects for Pharma, Biotech, and Medical Device companies
  • Business Development of new projects and clients
  • Leading Projects and teams
  • Project Examples:
    • Digital transformation of R&D
    • Definition of new R&D operating model
    • Definition of future capabilities in R&D
    • Establishment of new R&D global processes
    • R&D Organisation Restructure
    • Product Development Program
    • Regulatory/QA Projects


  • At least 3 years experience in consulting
  • Management experience preferred
  • Project Management experience essential
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree preferred
  • MBA preferred
  • Fluent English
  • Fluent German preferred

Bases of Location: Zurich, Basel, Geneva & Lausanne.


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If you feel this opportunity is suitable for someone you know, please feel free to refer them to me. We offer £250 as a referral reward if the candidate referred is successful in securing the position.

Apply now, or call us to hear more!


Send your CV to using the job title as the email subject line or phone us on +44 (0) 114 270 1741.