Project Manager, Life Sciences Industry Consulting

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

The Company

Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant has over 280,000 employees as of January 2021.

Cognizant Consulting

At Cognizant, our consultants orchestrate the capabilities to truly change the game across strategy, design, technology and industry/functional knowledge to deliver insight at speed and solutions at scale. Our consulting services elevate the unique abilities and business aspirations of customers and employees and build relationships based on trust and value.

Life Sciences Consulting

In Life Sciences Consulting, all our consultants share a common personal value – improving the health and wellbeing of all those around them, in communities and across society.

Each of our Consultants has made a conscience decision to pursue careers to enable them to live such values. As a result, we have talented individuals that come from all different backgrounds.

From those that have pursued academic careers in the Sciences, to those that have trained or worked in healthcare, to those that have worked in Pharmaceutical or Medical Device companies, or simply worked for other Consulting companies – we have a diverse team that specialises in the different areas our clients are seeking to transform in Life Sciences.

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have worked within Pharmaceutical or Medical Device companies, either directly or as a Consultant

Delivered success on projects in one or more of the following areas of Life Sciences:

  • Research & Development
  • Mergers and Acquisition – specifically integration and change
  • Multiple Corporate functions – e.g. HR, Finance, Procurement, or ITS.
  • Demonstrates scientific and/or business expertise specific to Life Sciences in the above areas (for those projects) to a level that earns confidence of stakeholders that are managing those functions
  • Full project lifecycle change or product management experience - with demonstrable working experience of different project delivery approaches (Agile, Waterfall)
  • Previous experience of Business Analysis/ Consultant roles in Life Science projects, working with clients; helping them to achieve their business, technology, strategic and operational goals
  • Success in working with Product Managers/owners, UX, copy writers and engineering teams to create next generation digital customer experiences. Additional experience in product launch, customer testing and rapid innovation sprints welcome.

Personal Attributes:

  • Can demonstrate working relationships matter and behaviours are consistent to deliver sustainable trust
  • A team player, able to work collaboratively with colleagues across different disciplines, geographies, cultures, and skills
  • Excellent communicator that listens, and fits the style and content of any message to deliver an engaging verbal or written interaction
  • Open-minded and pragmatic, with ability to guide teams to create or adapt tools/ templates for the engagements
  • Flexible and enthusiastic about gaining new experiences and adapting to different, challenging environments.

Contribution to Development of Practice:

  • Contribute to practice activities such as Capability Development, Knowledge Management, Proposition or Solution Development
  • Develop focused Thought Leadership assets including industry ‘points of view’ or ‘white papers’, podcasts, blogs, video interviews etc.
  • Seen as a SME that aides their development through sharing of knowledge, developing in-house training, and coaching.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview

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Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) engineers modern businesses. We help our clients modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world. Together, we’re improving everyday life. See how at or @cognizant.
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