Our client is a global insights partner with deep consulting roots and they are looking to engage with a Project Lead who has expansive Healthcare
domain knowledge and a Strategy Consulting mindset. The consultant will play an instrumental role in servicing the surge in demand without losing time and quality.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Account and Project Management
o Expertise and experience in leading strategic business research and
consulting projects, across. industry verticals and/or geographies.
o Able to independently engage with clients, and manage projects and teams,
with senior. management cover limited to strategic intervention.
o Manage end-to-end execution of complex projects, including:
▪ Analytical planning, leveraging client email/call notes.
▪ Work planning: realistic, in view of project requirements and team
skill level; sharing proactive updates with internal and client
stakeholders; reprioritizing efforts if required.
▪ Research methodology: strong with core methodologies (secondary;
primary qualitative; primary quantitative); good learning curve at
new/innovative ones (social media listening; implicit research; etc.)
▪ Quality and Productivity: at a deliverable/output, individual and team
▪ Insights: Crisp yet comprehensive insight decks, keeping in mind
o Being hands-on while leading projects is a key requirement
o Support BD efforts via client proposals and thought leadership whitepapers.
o Help manage project margins, via effective and efficient utilization of internal
(team members, databases, etc.) and external (vendors, syndicated reports,
- Client Management
o Accurately understand the client’s business imperatives and research
o Manage client expectations in terms of depth and breadth of research,
format and granularity of output, and key milestones across the project
o Handle all client communication independently, including:
▪ Conversing on project insights/implications and thinking on-the-feet
(on client questions, including tricky ones)
▪ Questioning/critiquing client hypotheses, brainstorming on potential
outcomes, sharing POV
▪ Ideating with client via workshop delivery (if applicable)
o Solution orientation even is tricky situations, is an essential attribute of this
- People Management
o Manage (simultaneously) 1-3 project teams, with a span of 5-8 execution
resources, across varying. levels of project complexity.
o Share objective and constructive (written/verbal, periodic/on-the-fly)
feedback with team members, with suggestions on improvement areas/next
o Provide effective and efficient coaching and mentorship on core and soft
skills, for tagged team members as well as assigned professional
o Offer, and enable, step-up opportunities to individuals to help them progress
to the next level.
- Other Initiatives
o Be involved in organization improvement initiatives and activities such as
o Design, and conduct, skill-based internal training sessions, as part of the
new hire induction program as well as periodic L&D activities.
o Help the organization scale-up via active participation in recruitment drives