Veeva Systems is hiring a

Consultant - Medical Affairs Business Consulting (Remote)

Milan, Italy
Full-Time
Veeva is a mission-driven organization that aspires to help our customers in Life Sciences and Regulated industries bring their products to market, faster. We are shaped by our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. Our teams develop transformative cloud software, services, consulting, and data to make our customers more efficient and effective in everything they do. Veeva is a work anywhere company. You can work at home, at a customer site, or in an office on any given day. As a Public Benefit Corporation, you will also work for a company focused on making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.

The Role

We are seeking talented individuals to join the Veeva Business Consulting group in Medical, a priority area for Veeva. We work with senior customer stakeholders, as the digital partner of choice for 85% of the top 20 Pharmaceutical companies, to define and realise the strategic value of Medical Affairs.

As a Consultant, you will manage workstreams on consulting projects for Veeva customers in Medical – planning, organizing, and tracking all aspects of delivery in that workstream. You will analyze problems, build insightful solutions, and develop close working relationships with customer stakeholders (through face-to-face discussions, workshops, email, etc.) to deliver demonstrable, sustainable value, at the forefront of digital and commercial innovation. 

Opportunities are available across Europe for this role as this is a remote position. There is no work location requirement if a candidate is in proximity to an airport and able to meet travel requirements.  Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the EU (for EU locations) and the UK (for UK-based candidates).

What You'll Do

  • Lead a workstream(s) in a project engagement: planning, organizing, and managing all aspects of delivery including scope, quality, resources, risk, and timelines
  • Be responsible for the end-to-end design, build, and delivery of deliverables that meet specific project goals and objectives
  • Identify and proactively solve problems faced by the customer
  • Be a primary client contact for operational project questions, developing the relationship through face-to-face discussions, workshops, telephone, and email contact 
  • Manage the work and priorities of Associate Consultants in your workstream
  • Support and mentor Associates in developing skills and professional capabilities
  • Build trusted relationships with customer stakeholders
  • Bring to your customers a good level of Industry/ market/ functional insight
  • Input into business development opportunities and proposals
  • Help develop and disseminate thought leadership

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and excellent academic record
  • 2+ years of consulting experience
  • Experience in Life Sciences, particularly in the Medical area, or a strong Commercial Life Sciences background with a strong interest in Medical
  • Good understanding of Medical, with deeper expertise and/or interest in two or more of the following areas: Medical operating model design, Medical Field Force Transformation, Medical Engagement model design, and execution, Medical Communications & Publication strategy, Medical Information & Content strategy, Key Account Management, Market Access, new product planning, Launch readiness, Medical Insights & Data Optimisation, Health outcomes.
  • Good understanding of medical technology and ideally Veeva’s platforms and solutions and how business consulting offerings can both leverage and support these
  • Good understanding of the business capabilities and drivers underpinning digital technology in Health and life sciences and the market forces and trends driving industry changes in Health & Life Sciences
  • Proven analytical skills, able to quantitatively and qualitatively assess problems and communicate responses across a range of issues
  • A problem-solving mindset: anticipating issues early, analyzing and proactively finding solutions
  • Demonstrated leadership of others in the delivery of outcomes
  • Highly effective project management skills
  • Skilled in facilitating collaboration amongst team members
  • Able to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization and quickly establish credibility
  • Have a strong personal impact and ability to influence and persuade a range of stakeholders
  • An effective communicator verbally and written, in English, and in the local office language

Nice to Have

  • Experience with digital technologies – channels, analytics tools, emerging technology
  • Experience working with SaaS solutions
  • Understanding/experience of AI and its applications in sales and marketing
  • Fluency in multiple European languages

Perks & Benefits

  • Highly competitive remuneration
  • Opportunity for rapid progression
  • Allocations for continuous learning & development 
  • Health & wellness programs

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Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

Veeva is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and growing a diverse workforce. Diversity makes us stronger. It comes in many forms. Gender, race, ethnicity, religion, politics, sexual orientation, age, disability and life experience shape us all into unique individuals. We value people for the individuals they are and the contributions they can bring to our teams.

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