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EY Clinical Trial Operations & Health Equity Senior Manager - Life Sciences - US - Consulting in Des Moines, Iowa

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Our clients operate in a world where achieving and sustaining performance is more difficult than ever. EY's Life Sciences Consulting Services team assists clients in finding the right balance between protecting the business and driving measurable value.

The opportunity

The Life Sciences group is a part of the Global Life Sciences Center, which focuses on biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturers, and medical technology industries. You will be an integral member of our life sciences consulting team, and spend most of your time focused on providing client services in the following areas: business performance management, analytics enablement, growth/strategy, process improvement, cost reduction, technology implementation and enterprise transformation.

Your key responsibilities

Most of your time will be spent supporting client engagement teams and working with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services in the life sciences domain.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Leading large scale client engagements and consistently deliver quality client services

  • Driving high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget

  • Monitoring progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.

  • Staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business

  • Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds

  • Providing constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members

  • Leading large scale decentralized clinical trials platform implementation / transformation, including implementing mechanisms to support more diversity in clinical trials

  • Fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment

  • Playing an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization

  • Generating new business opportunities

  • Understanding EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients

  • Developing relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs

  • Demonstrating deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience

  • 5+ years of consulting in Life Sciences work experience

  • Proven experience in within Research and Development (specifically, clinical trials start-up/activation and management)

  • Demonstrated record of driving revenue within existing life sciences clients and in developing new prospects at the "C" level of large life sciences companies

  • Ability to lead a team of consulting professionals on multiple projects

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (knows when to lead and when to follow)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Medical background and experience in various aspects of clinical trials administration and management

  • PhD in some medical related field or research (for R&D candidates) – with related life sciences consulting experience

What we look for

We're interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Life Sciences industry. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses in finding the right balance between protecting the business and driving measurable value – then this role is for you.


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