You will be based in Lisbon, Portugal as part of our Client Capabilities Network (CCN) within the Life Sciences practice.
You’ll be part of our global Intelligence team of around 100 professionals. You will be also be part of McKinsey’s global knowledge network, which includes more than 1,800 knowledge professionals who work alongside our consultants staffed on projects full-time, analytics professionals in our data center of excellence, and other industry / functional professionals to generate distinctive insights and bring the best of the firm to our clients.
The Life Sciences practice helps clients across three dedicated functional service lines spanning commercial, R&D, and operations, as well as a host of client interest groups and functional joint ventures.
The Life Sciences Intelligence team along with McKinsey has recently undergone a significant transformation in the way the knowledge team works with our consultants and client teams.
This has resulted in a diversity of exciting career paths, more numerous and tailored training opportunities, and greater opportunities to achieve impact with our clients.
You will develop classic industry analyses, keep up to date with industry developments and help our consultants or clients apply cutting-edge industry knowledge.
In this role, you also may support clients directly on engagements in your knowledge area. You will apply yourself to the complex issues leading companies are facing in life sciences, particularly in operational aspects such as manufacturing networks, external supply management or supply chain optimization, as well as the emergence and impact of digital and automation technologies in these areas.
You will also possess and develop further a broad understanding of industry / economic trends and issues to create a distinctive area of expertise in life sciences, supporting the Life Sciences Operations practice leaders on priority initiatives and on their leadership agenda (e.
g. developing practice qualification materials, leadership meetings, etc.), and help project teams understand industry trends and players, and solve research problems.
You will also leverage your knowledge base to codify existing knowledge and best practices to develop new fact packs, summary perspectives, and other research products, develop and lead analytical products (e.
g. benchmarking or cleansheeting product) and work directly with clients, while producing high quality client-ready end products which are complete, synthesized, and logically structured.
Over time, you would also coach new team members and peers in areas of personal expertise, contributing to the professional growth of junior colleagues and assist the success of the knowledge management team, by building strong communities across the practices / offices and by developing strong links with knowledge professionals in other units as well as with consultants across the firm.