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Senior Consultant - R&D Project Manager - Strategy & Operations - Health Industry


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Contribute to creating a better tomorrow

The only way we can tackle the challenges of this fast-changing world is with passionate people. Led by our purpose of building trust and solving important problems, we come together at PwC to address the biggest issues facing the world in a way that drives positive impact. Are you eager to join a team fueled by open and curious minds, who are passionate about their work and create new solutions for a new day? Then you’re at the right place. 

Bring your talent. Learn new skills. Make a positive impact.

PwC Advisory is a network of multiple possibilities - where you want to make an impact is always up to you. With the guidance and support of our Advisory experts, you’ll delve into the inner workings of companies to find the best solutions for any challenge they might have. From the excitement of Deals to the complexities of Consulting and the fascinating realm of risks and threats in Forensics, you’ll help clients build trust and maintain their competitive edge, today and into the future. Now that’s making a difference.

To further expand our footprint in the Health Industry, we’re looking for an enthusiastic R&D Project Manager (associate | senior associate consultant) to join our team.

Your impact

As a R&D Project Manager (associate | senior associate consultant), you will support our clients as part of a PwC project team and/or single project assignments. Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Manage R&D projects to meet with aligned objectives and plans
  • Appropriately escalate to respective stakeholders (as needed), if critical deviation from the plan or critical risks are found
  • Develop an appropriate project timeline of the overall R&D project and/or specific functional area taking into account the strategy and plan of the project
  • Oversee the project status through tracking milestones and flag up any critical delay for mitigation purposes
  • Develop and maintain issue / risk management plans including solution plans
  • Facilitate Lessons & Learned exercise in the team at key stage
  • Manage, review and challenge the project budget plan (single year budget plan & multiple years of the cost to launch)
  • Track the project related out-of-pocket expense and manage updates when required
  • Generate project resource information using IT system
  • Facilitate and coordinate the core development project planning discussion to make the team move toward project’s goal
  • Collaborate with global organization such as global PMO (project management organization) 
  • About you

  • Master’s degree in biomedical sciences, economics, (bio-)engineering, business administration, sciences or comparable by experience
  • Passion to work on building innovative future business models for Life Sciences & Healthcare industry
  • Minimum two to five years of experience in the Life Science consultancy and/or worked within R&D department with focus on strategy, innovation and/or digital intelligence
  • Knowhow and interest in trends (Science/Data/Digital) within Life Science & Healthcare industry
  • Ability to combine specialist technical knowledge, strong analytical and problem-solving skills with consulting skills (project management, presentation and communication skills, etc.) while working directly with management and employees on the clients’ premises
  • Fluent in English, and Dutch and/or French
  • Flexibility to work in different environments and locations (travel abroad up to three days per week) and easily acquire new skills and expertise 
  • Life at PwC Belgium

    Our culture and workplace are something we’re proud of. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the benefits you can look forward to.

  • Flexibility : flexible working hours so you can decide your most effective working pattern.
  • Infinite learning and growing : broad opportunities to learn every day and exciting career pathways that help you explore different disciplines or areas of expertise.
  • Rewards that matter to you : a flexible rewards plan gives you access to a wide range of benefits so you can make the choices that best fit your personal circumstances and lifestyle.
  • Diversity & inclusion : we believe that diversity makes PwC stronger. It helps us solve important problems and deliver added value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be the best versions of themselves. We organise various D&I initiatives, including an active employee-led Employee Resource Group (ERG) community, comprising 9 diversity groups with over 200 PwC employees aiming to make an impact within and beyond PwC.
  • A sustainable mobility offer : we offer a comprehensive mobility budget with a wide range of options (hybrid and electric cars, bike leasing, mobility card or loan reimbursement).
  • Well-being : an extensive health and well-being programme that includes access to professional sport coaching, individual sessions, sports communities and mental health resources. We encourage a healthy lifestyle with regular wellness challenges and various catering options at our cafeteria. 
  • Team events such as Last Friday Drinks, quarterly themed parties, team-building days and celebrations, as well as time spent on community days and charity activities.
  • International PwC network : broad access to industry expertise, both locally and through our wider global network of member firms.
  • Supporting you in every phase of your life , including family friendly work schemes.
  • Let’s build something great together. What are you waiting for?


    Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:


    Required Skills

    Consulting, Health Care, Pharmaceutical Industry, Project Management, Research Development

    Optional Skills

    Desired Languages

    Travel Requirements

    Not Specified

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


    Government Clearance Required?


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