Carly Jones — Associate
Advisory, New York
Prescient Advisory partners with our biopharmaceutical clients’ product and portfolio teams to help them make confident decisions. We help our clients understand:
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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.
We are looking for high-performing, entrepreneurial and passionate individuals to play an instrumental role in helping us build our 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.
Your career is just that – yours. So how far and fast you progress and what you focus on is, in many ways, your choice. At Prescient, we commit to always providing the support, development and learning opportunities you need to turn your expertise into a valuable career.
Advisory, New York
I love spending time with my friends and family and exploring new places.What did you do before joining Prescient?
I was undergoing the MSc program in Pharmaceutics from UCL.Why did you join Prescient?
I felt it was a perfect place to start my career, as it provides a wide range of opportunities for learning.What do you do on a day-to-day basis?
One of the things that I value in my job is that every day is not the same! Oftentimes, I spend the majority of my day doing secondary research and collaborating with my colleagues on how to turn our findings into valuable insights for clients.What surprised you about Prescient?
The extremely friendly, fun and collaborative environment!What is the best part of your workday?
Definitely the teamwork – I love discussing challenges and their solutions with my colleagues.What do you value about your job?
The opportunities to constantly learn and develop, both professionally and personally.What have you learned?
It is hard to choose one thing, as I feel that I am learning something every day.What impact do you feel you are making?
I love knowing that my efforts may support pharmaceutical companies help more patients.Describe Prescient in 3-5 adjectives.
Collaborative, strategic and people-oriented.
Advisory, New Delhi
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?
I conduct secondary research and 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 am being given to identify and cater to the needs of clients.What have you learned?
The process, from start to end, for how project delivery works in this industry.What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?
I am 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.
Advisory, San Francisco
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 wanted to get some pharma experience and also wanted 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?
Discussions and brainstorming with the project team.What do you value about your job?
The impact I am making, as our deliverables help each company to make important decisions.What have you learned?
[I’ve learned about the] different challenges in different therapeutic areas and how to solve problems logically and structurally.What excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?
Excellent leadership and a 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 it is not that small either, so I am surprised about that.
Advisory, San Francisco
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?
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 am 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 most about being part of the growing Advisory business at Prescient?
I am 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.
I was a pharmacist in the NHS.Why did you join Prescient?
I really wanted to work in the commercial or 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 span 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 and 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 and the main trends and themes seen in some of the oncology, immunology and rare disease markets. I am now building my consulting toolkit, learning how to analyze 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.