Prescient Advisory – Career Opportunities

Prescient Advisory partners with our biopharmaceutical clients’ product and portfolio teams to help them make confident decisions. We help our clients understand: 

  • What it will take for their brands to succeed in constantly changing markets
  • How they can maximize differentiation from their competitors
  • What solutions are available to yield long-term value

Prescient Advisory – Early Career

We are looking for early-career life science professionals to join our growing Advisory business. We offer global opportunities for learning, development and progression through rewarding careers. At Prescient, you can fast-track your progress and make an impact.

  • Are you ready to take your first steps from academia into the corporate world?
  • Have you decided strategy consulting is for you?
  • Are you looking to become the catalyst between clinical and commercial success in the biopharmaceutical industry?

 

Prescient Advisory – Experienced Career

We are looking for high-performing, entrepreneurial and passionate individuals to play an instrumental role in helping us build the Advisory business. This will be achieved through a combination of roles and responsibilities including a primary focus on client engagement and project delivery combined with new business and account development, product development, talent development and growth strategy.

  • Do you want to support biopharmaceutical drug development or commercialization strategy?
  • Are you a highly motivated professional looking to leverage your experience into a valuable career?

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Katy Chun – Associate DirectorAdvisory, San Francisco
What are you passionate about?

Health and happiness. I love trying new fitness studios in the Bay Area, going for hikes (especially in Yosemite!) and/or soaking up the sun on the beach (especially in Hawaii!), all while spending time with family and friends.

What did you do before joining Prescient?

I was focused on brand/commercialization strategy at a boutique life science management consulting firm in the Bay Area.

What appealed to you about Prescient?

For the opportunity to help drive value as part of an Advisory team that I believed in.

What do you do on a day-to-day basis?

Lots of collaboration and problem solving!

What is the best part of your work day?

Having the opportunity to learn from leadership, collaborate with colleagues and help our clients.

What do you value about your job?

I value being part of a team that is immersed in science and the challenges and opportunities shaping the life science industry.

What have you learned?

I’m constantly evolving my ways thinking and ways of working—thanks to the people at Prescient (and the mix of backgrounds) and the types of engagements we collaborate with clients on.

What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?

I’m excited every day to work with our team. I feel that I am learning from and contributing to building a business that can offer a valuable partnership to our clients and our industry.

What surprised you about Prescient?

The effective working model across geographies.

Carly Jones – Associate Advisory, New York
What are you passionate about?

Outside of work, my main passions are traveling and food, which works well as a great advantage of a role that allows travel to some interesting places.

What did you do before joining Prescient?

Before joining Prescient, I completed my MSc in biomedical science at the Icahn School of Medicine. I originally thought my interests would lead me to medical school, but the more I learned the more I realized my passion for problem solving in a space that combines business and science.

What appealed to you about Prescient?

For me, the main appeal of Prescient was an environment that had start-up tendencies while still having a solid infrastructure to avoid some of the start-up problems. I appreciated the transparency and opportunity to grow that Prescient Advisory provides.

What do you do on a day-to-day basis?

My day-to-day varies dramatically, which is part of the fun! Often, my day revolves around collaborating with my team to brainstorm problems and address the best methodology for meeting the client's needs for any number of projects.

What is the best part of your work day?

The satisfaction of reaching a conclusion to a difficult problem by working through it with my colleagues.

What do you value about your job?

The dynamic nature of the role and the ability to create opportunities for myself.

What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?

The growing Advisory business at Prescient provides a unique opportunity to work extremely closely with so many industry veterans that are willing to take the time to teach you and provide you with major insights that only come through experience.

What surprised you about Prescient?

One pleasant surprise was everyone’s willingness to help and teach you. I felt the benefits of a team-friendly environment while still maintaining a sense of autonomy.

Stuart Crichton – Senior AssociateAdvisory, London
What did you do before joining Prescient?

I was a pharmacist in the NHS

Why did you join Prescient?

I really wanted to work in the commercial/business side of the pharma industry and consultancy work appealed to me because of the variability and problem-solving aspects

What does your job involve on a day-to-day basis?

I support our Advisory clients solving the knotty problems that face them in developing and launching brands to market. On a practical level, I conduct secondary and primary research, create client deliverables and proposals, identify potential new client opportunities and arrange new client meetings

What surprised you about Prescient?

The amount you learn in a short space of time; it is a culture where everyone is focused on continually building their skills and expertise

What is the best part of your work day?

Finding new opportunities for potential projects and meeting new clients

What do you value about your job?

Working with great colleagues and having the opportunity to learn about a range of markets/therapy areas

What have you learned?

I have learned so many new skills from the technical – both my PowerPoint and Excel skills have improved – to the business side, how to tackle client requests, main trends/themes seen in some of the oncology, immunology and rare disease markets. I am now building my consulting toolkit learning how to analyse businesses and markets

What are you passionate about?

I have an adopted otter from the London Zoo. Apart from otters, I am passionate about all things sport, especially rugby and golf

Easha Ghildyal – Associate DirectorAdvisory, London
What are you passionate about?

Traveling (and food), dancing and reading

What did you do before joining Prescient?

I worked at 3 pharma companies – J&J, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Abbott – in marketing and commercial roles before joining Prescient

What appealed to you about Prescient?

Having worked on the client side, I wanted to experience the fast-paced consulting side of business. I wanted to explore the different kinds of challenges that consultants get called upon to tackle and be able to bring in some of my previous expertise into the new job

What do you do on a day-to-day basis?

Take up complex business challenges, break them up into smaller achievable tasks, work in teams and execute on them in a timely fashion

What is the best part of your work day?

Being able to contribute to, lead diverse engagements and shape overall development of the final product that comes out of research

What do you value about your job?

I value the opportunities that Prescient offers to each one of us. The open culture of the company allows people to choose their path and the senior management is always willing to nurture those choices

What have you learned?

Synthesizing knowledge into a coherent narrative that gives the client a defined path forward is a very important step in the work that we do

What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?

Being the second member of the Advisory business, it gives me immense pleasure to see the business grow by leaps and bounds. I am excited to see the progress we have made, the quality benchmarks that we have set and the positive feedback we have received from clients

What surprised you about Prescient?

The way people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds blend in to create a positive work culture

Jesmine Cheung – Engagement ManagerAdvisory, San Francisco
What are you passionate about?

Traveling and photography. When I am not working, I like to travel and take pictures of the places I travel to!

What did you do before joining Prescient?

I got my PhD in biochemistry at UCLA, then joined another consulting firm focusing on clinical diagnostics

What appealed to you about Prescient?

I want to get some pharma experience and also want to be in the Bay Area as there are lots of opportunities here

What do you do on a day-to-day basis?

A variety of activities – KOL interviews, data analysis, etc.

What is the best part of your work day?

Discussion, brainstorming with the project team

What do you value about your job?

The impact I am making as our deliverable helps the company to make important decision

What have you learned?

Different challenges in different therapeutic areas, and how to solve problem logically and structurally

What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?

Excellent leadership, flat structure so that I can learn directly from them

What surprised you about Prescient?

The flat structure of the organization despite the size. This is not a huge company, but not that small either, so I am surprised about that

Harish Adari – Analyst Advisory, New Delhi
What did you do before joining Prescient?

I was working in the medical affairs division of an Indian Pharmaceutical company

What appealed to you about Prescient?

I wanted to pursue a career in healthcare consulting. Prescient gave me the right platform to follow my passion.

What do you do on a day-to-day basis?

Mostly secondary research. Deliver my team's needs.

What is the best part of your work day?

My efforts being valued.

What do you value about your job?

The opportunity I’m being given to identify and cater to the needs of clients.

What have you learned?

Process; from start to end, how project delivery works in this industry.

What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?

I’m the first recruit for Advisory team in India office. Exciting indeed.

What surprised you about Prescient?

The quick reception. It took hardly two weeks to get used to my work environment.