Strategic Project Manager-Life Sciences

Job details
Posting date: 16 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive salary
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 October 2019
Location: London, UK
Company: GLG
Job type: Permanent
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GLG Strategic Projects offers a disruptive alternative to traditional consulting and market research firms building flexible, tailored, and timely solutions for clients, leveraging the world’s leading B2B platform to help clients make smarter business decisions.
Projects are managed and run by GLG’s Strategic Projects in conjunction with our highly curated bench of independent professionals comprised of seasoned executives and consultants specializing across industries and functions.
The Life Sciences (LS) Strategic Projects team supports Life Science and Healthcare corporations across their consulting and B2B market insight needs. We are looking for a market research professional with custom market research design and client development experience to support our rapidly growing team.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to)
Product Offering Strategy
• Serves as an internal expert to the Product Offering Team to develop and expand qual/ quant offerings including, but not limited to:
• Conjoint analyses (max-diff, full profile and discrete choice)
• Brand tracking studies
• Buying Process Surveys
• Unmet needs analysis
• Customer journey map
• Idea Screening and Concept testing
• Message testing
• Contributes to building internal and marketing collateral on our qual/quant products offerings, including tailoring product offerings for each client vertical/ sub-verticals
• This will include building internal deliverable templates for products

Research Design, Analysis and Deliverables
• Works with Account Management and Technical Sales Teams to review and/or create qual/ quant components of proposals to confirm the best and most appropriate methodologies are employed
• Provides QA/QC oversight on project deliverables (written by Project Consultants), including checking analyses and translating complicated storylines into a clear concise actionable storyline that will be relevant to the target client audience
Client Engagement
• Participate in meetings with prospective and current client to pitch GLG’s capabilities in qual/ quant offerings and highlight our deep internal expertise to scope and oversee such work
• Act as an ongoing thought partner to clients in exploring the most impactful ways to leverage GLG’s resources

• Expected up to 20% travel

An ideal candidate will have the following:
• 5 - 7+ years of custom market research design experience, including 1+ years managing people
• Demonstrated experience creating quality custom research study designs for multiple highly complex strategic research projects at once, serving as subject matter expert on effective research design to clients
• Excellent verbal and written communication with internal/external clients using logical reasoning and problem solving skills
• Strong project management experience with ability to maintain good time management while prioritizing, delegating and delivering against multiple deadlines
• Proven ability developing strong relationships that drive internal/external customer satisfaction
• Demonstrated success in pitching projects and winning new business
• Natural curiosity, a can-do attitude and comfort with a matrixed organization and ambiguity
What we offer:
• The opportunity to work with a prestigious international client base and learn from leading subject-matter experts, including C-level executives, on a daily basis
• Full access to GLG Library and opportunity to attend events such as round tables with experts
• Real autonomy in the role and the opportunity to progress quickly
• Mentoring opportunities by becoming an Ambassador for new graduates
• A great team atmosphere with socials, off site activities and sports teams to join
• Competitive salary

Closing date 16th October 2019

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group
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