Prescient Business Operations
Our Prescient Business Operations team manages the day-to-day operations of our business so it runs as efficiently as possible. It supports our client-facing consultants and enables our group of businesses to continue to scale and grow. From finance and people processes to IT infrastructure, it ensures that Prescient has the necessary elements in the right place at the right time to enable our people to provide excellence to our clients.
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We bring Prescient’s purpose to life and excite our clients and potential talent about the promise of Prescient. We are both creative and analytical – you will often find us developing insights that guide our go-to-market strategies or telling stories that build emotional connections to Prescient. We craft compelling experiences that motivate our audiences to feel and act, and we use best-in-class technologies to market at scale.
At Prescient, talent is a key operating priority and our People, Performance & Culture group is at the core of that philosophy. We connect talented individuals from all over the world to opportunities at Prescient, while creating a best-in-class organization that drives a healthy, high-performing company and a transformative experience for all employees. We take great pride in our culture. It is the common heartbeat of our organization. It creates a sense of belonging, defines who we are and directs what we aspire to be. Our culture is created by putting people first in a diverse and inclusive work environment where you can be your authentic self.
Our Quality Control (QC) team is dedicated to helping everyone at Prescient communicate clearly, concisely and consistently. The QC team’s goal is to prevent grammatical errors, inelegant style, factual and expressive discrepancies and haphazard formatting from detracting from the valuable insights our teams generate for our clients. By carefully reviewing all internal and external materials, our experienced editors ensure that authors’ messages are being accurately conveyed to meet the needs of their audiences.
Prescient’s Compliance department works to ensure that our activities are carried out in line with legal, regulatory, contractual and ethical requirements. Whether by delivering regular training sessions, monitoring for changes in relevant laws, reviewing contracts with a fine-toothed comb or responding to queries from colleagues, our Compliance team is committed to keeping Prescient – and Prescient’s clients – safe.
The Finance team’s role is keeping Prescient financially strong and providing accurate and timely management information to support dynamic business decision making. This team acts as true collaborative partners to Prescient’s different business functions, supporting strategy and providing recommendations based off of accounting and finance best practices. They take care of the numbers so our business can continue to grow and prosper.
Our Information Technology (IT) team has the role of ensuring our teams are operating in a safe, secure environment with the tools and support needed to deliver consistently high-quality deliverables to clients. At Prescient, data security and client confidentiality is our key priority and our IT team plays a large part in ensuring the physical security of the work that our consultants do. It is also responsible for making sure our consultants have best-in-class tools to support their work needs.
Meet the Team
Courtney Carlson — Associate Vice President
Business Operations, New York
"My teams make sure that science is clearly, concisely and consistently communicated to our clients."
I was working as a full-time technical translator in Bogotá, Colombia.What appealed to you about Prescient?
I was excited to apply my familiarity with medical texts and terminology in a new way.What do you spend your time doing?
Lots of reading documents very carefully – whether they are client deliverables, client contracts or the details of new projects we have won!What do you value about your job?
I value that I am always learning.What impact do you feel you are making?
Both QC and Compliance are about protecting the company: Either protecting us from making embarrassing mistakes, or protecting us from risk.How do you develop your team? How do you support and nurture talent?
The proofreaders on our QC Team receive character-by-character feedback on deliverables. I meet throughout the week with the members of the Compliance Team to discuss relevant issues. I encourage all of my employees to participate in external professional development opportunities.How do you turn science into value?
My teams make sure that science is clearly, concisely and consistently communicated to our clients.
Christina Maffei — Director
Global Marketing, New York
"I have really enjoyed developing the new Prescient Corporate brand platform, providing us with a great visual identity that supports the work that our talented consultants do."
I held roles in non-profit and commercial sectors within the biopharmaceutical industry, primarily focused on global oncology and the Americas region.What appealed to you about Prescient?
The US East Coast office was so warm and welcoming. I met the entire global team during my first week and felt part of the “Prescient family” immediately.What do you spend your time doing?
I spend much of my time formulating how Prescient should go to market with various digital and print campaigns. I am responsible for how the Prescient team represents themselves in the external marketplace with key stakeholder groups such as current and potential clients, investors and recruitment candidates.What do you value about your job?
I enjoy driving the strategic direction of the Prescient brand through the development of strategic marketing programs and thought leadership initiatives.What impact do you feel you are making?
I have really enjoyed developing the new Prescient Corporate brand platform, providing us with a great visual identity that supports the work that our talented consultants do.What have you learned?
The great thing about Prescient is that everyone has the opportunity to develop their skills. I recently was certified in Employer Branding from the Employer Branding Academy.How do you turn science into value?
I love the opportunity to externalize the powerful vision and think of the leadership team and subject matter experts into a powerful value proposition and messaging that resonates with our clients and incoming talent.