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(Senior) Consultant (f/m/d) - EY-Parthenon Strategy (Life Sciences Practice)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  22-May-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  499463

At EY-Parthenon, 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-Parthenon become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.




About EY-Parthenon Strategy

EY-Parthenon is EY’s global strategy consultancy with more than 6,000 professionals working across three areas of focus: corporate & growth strategy, transaction strategy & execution, and turnaround & restructuring strategy. At EY-Parthenon Strategy, we put our purpose — Building a better working world — at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to using unconventional yet pragmatic thinking to deliver actionable strategies in order to help our clients navigate the ever-changing business landscape. In 2021, EY-Parthenon was ranked among the top 5 in the Vault’s Top 50 Consulting Firms.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll be a part of a collaborative team that applies latest thinking, research, analytics, and methodologies to help transform clients’ businesses and solve complex business matters, driving change for tomorrow’s working world. For smart and driven candidates, working at EY-Parthenon Strategy offers the opportunity to change how world-leading organizations are winning in their core and new businesses. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with clients to resolve their biggest challenges across clinical and portfolio strategy, market access, launch readiness and commercial strategy to sustainable business models and broader sustainability strategy
  • Gathering and analyzing information and communicating recommendations to the manager of the team or directly to a client
  • Leading project workstreams and working in cross-functional teams to support the delivery of the overall project
  • Developing and mentoring junior team members


What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future

We are interested in intellectually curious people, with a genuine passion for finding and implementing innovative ways to nurture growth

  • Master’s degree in a health-science related topic; advanced degree (MBA or PhD) preferred but not mandatory
  • Previous experience in the life science industry - ideally gained from another consulting environment and/or a global pharmaceutical/biotech/MedTech organization
  • Strong record of leadership, sharp analytical thinking, and exceptional problem-solving skills in an academic, professional, or extracurricular setting
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, both verbally and in writing, in English and in at least one language among German, French, and Italian; Advanced German language is an asset
  • Strong team player to proactively drive solutions within highly motivated and diverse teams across functions, countries, and regions
  • Ability to work closely with large and complex remote teams and in a multi-country & -cultural environment
  • A demonstrated capacity to take initiative, overcome challenges and work collaboratively through relevant work or project experience
  • Proficient with MS Office; additional quantitative skills related to data analysis and coding such as R, Python, C and VBA are welcome


What we offer

  • International, multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling, and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY-Parthenon, completely free


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


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