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Director, Biotech & Pharma

Company: Alvarez & Marsal Deutschland GmbH
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a premier independent global professional services firm specializing in providing turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement, and corporate advisory services.OurBioPharma, Life Sciences&MedTechteamprovidesa broad range of services for our clients. When our clients are experiencing distress or significant change, we are there to guide their stakeholders and executives through the challenging times. When our clients are experiencing tremendous growth and see great opportunities, we provide the resources and expertise to help them grow without organizational strain.Lastly, when our clients' businessisstagnant, we provide the deep industry, market, and financial expertise to move themtowardsprofitability and growth.Our teamunderstands the growing need for agilityand linkages to ever-changing market dynamics. We, therefore,observeindustry trends closely,includingnavigating how theindustrybuildscloser relationships with patients,evolvingcommercial strategies and models,deployingservicesthatgo beyond medicine or devices,considering hownew tools like AI and the cloud can be transformative, and, how R&D and the definition of targeted therapy aredevelopingbefore the worlds' eyes.Our practice provides services across each pillar and support function of the enterpriseincludingR&D, manufacturing,commercial,andbusiness developmenttostrategy,finance, IT, and HR. Weassistour clientsbyfindingnew routes towardsproductivity and growth, we help reduce costsand increase supply chain reliability and security, and wesupportour clientsbyfindingnew paths to engage their customers.Our Healthcare team prides itself on sustaining a culture that reflects our core values. We value integrity, quality, and objectivity in our work. We like what we do and with whom we do it. We embrace diversity, foster inclusiveness, and reward merit. We encourage and support our employees and communities through ongoing investments from leadership, social and networking events, peer-to-peer networks, Employee Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities, and pro-bono work. We are committed to promoting an inclusive environment in which all can develop, grow, and be supported.What will you be doing?As a Director, you will be leading a team and acting as the main conduit between our clients and our team on a range of complex assignments. You will manage projects by overseeing interview activities, gathering relevant data, developing goals and deadlines, reviewing work products of junior staff, and communicating with clients directly. Depending on the client project the responsibilities of a Director may typically include:

  • Providing guidance to manage a client through crisis and/or quick solutions and time frames
  • Developing growth strategies that include core business expansion, adjacencies, and white spaceopportunities
  • Engaging in c-suite and board-level conversations regarding the challenges facing clients and strategic initiatives for solving them
  • Utilizing your experience and expertise to effectively function in interim roles (e.g., CEO, CFO, COO, other)
  • Helping clients understand their competitive advantages and product/service line profitability.
    • Developing pricingand reimbursementstrategies based on an understanding of customerandpatient value drivers, cost structures, market dynamics and product lifecycle effects.
    • Evaluating business and operating modelsfor a growingproduct line
    • Supporting clients with M&A activities by performing due diligence, post-merger integration
    • Evaluating and remediating risksacross each aspect of the business
    • Leadingrestructuring and corporate transformation activities
      • Partneringwith private equity clientstoevaluatepotential investmentsand supportcurrent portfoliocompanies
      • Turnaroundsof pharmaceutical,biotech,medtech,and life sciences servicecompanies, on behalf of PE orPublic Market owners
      • R&D strategy assessmentswith the goal of maximizingtheoutput of the most viabledrug candidates, typically in therapeutic areas such as oncology, neurological diseasessuch as Alzheimer's Disease and e.g.ALS, and more recentlytheacceleration ofnewCOVID-19 vaccines
      • Effectively managing client project plans and teams including meeting deadlines and managing on-time deliverables
      • Knowledge of engagement economics and overall product delivery, budgeting, and timely billing & collections including managing the implementation risk and profitability
      • Building relationships with clients and seeking opportunities to expand the scope of business while generating leads
      • Managing and mentoring junior staff including training and developmentAs a Director on our team, you will work on the most interesting and challenging problems in the Life Sciences industry.You will be part of a team that is passionate about and known fordelivering transformational change to the healthcare continuum. We are a group of entrepreneurial, action,and results-oriented professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our client's problems and helping them reach their full potential.What are we looking for?
        • High energy and self-motivated individuals with a passion for life sciences, pharma, healthcare and solving complexissues
          • Aleader, entrepreneurand an individualwho is eager toleadclientswhilehelping tobuild the growing BioPharma, Life Sciences &MedTech practice at A&M
          • A minimum of ten (10) yearsof prior work experience in healthcareconsulting ortwelve (12) years in thelife sciences industry such ashealthcareprivate equity,pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare tech, CRO, CMO or other industry supportingorganizations
          • BA/BS degree and/or MBA/MS or other related healthcare fields such as MHA MPHor PhD
          • An understanding of finance including the ability to review and understand financial statements anddisclosures
          • Deep industry expertise and specialization in one or more areas across the BioPharma and MedTech industries such as R&D, Manufacturing and Supply, Commercial, and Regulatory and Compliance
          • Working knowledge of the life sciences industrydynamics and technologies
            • Excellent verbal and written skills, with the ability to communicate with and present information to all levels of clientpersonnel
            • The ability to logically structure a narrative and develop accompanying presentations(within PowerPoint)
            • Solid project management and organizational skills
            • Ability to wrangle data and conduct analysis and synthesizeinformation
            • Strong Microsoft Excel and modeling skills including the ability to build and oversee the build of models such as financial and operational models.
            • Willingness and ability to travel asrequiredHow will you grow and be supported?As a Director within the Healthcare Group, you will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level by gaining invaluable industry experience while enhancing and expanding your skillset. As part of our team, you will collaborate with many experienced professionals who will provide you with developmental feedback and growth opportunities.We work with each of our employees to develop a customized career development plan to ensure you are matched with professional development opportunities that meet your unique needs and accelerate your development. We offer a variety of live and virtual training programs, access to best-in-class on-demand training, ongoing on-the-job coaching, a transitional coach to help you acclimate to the practice, and a partnership with a mentor who will guide you through your career.Alvarez & Marsal offers competitive benefits and opportunities to support your personal and professional development..A&M recognizes that our people drive our growth, and you will be provided with the best available training and development resources through formalized training and on-the-job training.#LI-KG1

Keywords: Alvarez & Marsal Deutschland GmbH, San Antonio , Director, Biotech & Pharma, Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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