Associate Consultant - Commercial Strategy

Mis à jour: May 8, 2023
Emplacement: Nationwide, United States
Identification d’emploi: 147961


You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

An Associate Consultant is an individual contributor on consulting projects and is responsible for working in close collaboration with other members of the consulting group to produce high quality Client deliverables.

Specific tasks could include conducting secondary market research (i.e., analytically and scientifically based), supporting primary market research (i.e., note taking, follow-up and select participation in interviews with physicians, payers, and patients), assessing products and markets, developing forecasts and other types of analytical modeling, developing go-to-market and customer engagement strategies and plans, including sales force optimization and planning. 



  • Highly proficient in technical skills required for successful project delivery: MS PowerPoint, Excel, Data Analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Builds positive working relationships with clients, consulting staff, managers, leadership, and internal support teams
  • Exhibits professionalism and positive, respectful, and mature interactions internally & externally. 
  • Displays passion and drive while advocating for a superior client experience through project delivery.
  • Works proactively with project management to align on project objectives and Associate Consultant role.
  • Maintains regular communication with project management on progress and potential barriers to meeting objectives or role expectations
  • Demonstrates proficiency in supporting primary research interviews with key stakeholders.
  • Prepares for and attends client meetings and presentations, including meeting follow-up.
  • When appropriate, serves as a content knowledge expert on data analysis and secondary research findings. 
  • Demonstrates confidence and credibility through interpersonal skills and content knowledge.
  • Creates high-quality PowerPoint slides quickly and effectively, in accordance with project leadership guidance and Consulting Style Guidelines and templates. 
  • Contributes and learns to design and build a compelling, structured, and logical storyboard with guidance and direction.
  • Supports the management of projects at both the client organization as well as internally at Syneos Health, through the proactive management of individual project responsibilities and is able to quickly adapt to changing priorities to achieve goals and targets.
  • Displays competence in creating and documenting project activities, including meeting minutes, status reports, and other client communications and project administration. 
  • Maintains document version control and style guidelines. 

 Please note we are considering candidates for our San Francisco, Santa Monica, Boston, NYC, and Morrisville, NC offices.


Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.  

  • Bachelor’s degree with direct experience in biopharmaceutical consulting - Graduate degree preferred, in business or life sciences
  • High level of proficiency in MS suite of products
  • Knowledge of basic programming (Python, JAVA, C++) (preferred)
  • Understanding of consulting and biopharmaceutical commercialization
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think critically and creatively
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to collaboratively develop relevant client deliverables
  • Effective and professional communication skills (verbal, interpersonal, and written)
  • Exceptional collaboration skills and the ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Strong project management, time-management, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance.   The benefits for this position will include a competitive compensation package, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, eligibility to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan and flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.  

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $69,399 to $126,100.  The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position.  Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.  In addition, some positions MAY include eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and / or individual performance.

Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy.  We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated.  Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees.  These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements. 


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