Associate Business Consultant - R&D Strategy

 Published 10 days ago
 United Kingdom
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Veeva Systems is a mission-driven organization and pioneer in industry cloud, helping life sciences companies bring therapies to patients faster. As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in history, we surpassed $2B in revenue in our last fiscal year with extensive growth potential ahead.

At the heart of Veeva are our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. We're not just any public company – we made history in 2021 by becoming a public benefit corporation (PBC), legally bound to balancing the interests of customers, employees, society, and investors.

Join us in transforming the life sciences industry, committed to making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.

The Role

Veeva is dedicated to building careers for recent university graduates. Generation Veeva is a global organization that offers multiple development programs and career paths. Workshops, mentors, career path planning, and on-the-job learning are all things you can look forward to as you grow your career at Veeva. 


Join us as an Associate Business Consultant in our Business Consultant Development Program (BCDP) within the R&D Business Consulting practice. The role is specifically designed for those looking to grow their professional careers who are interested in learning how to support Life Sciences (Pharma and Biotech) organizations by driving innovation and partnership in the industry. The R&D team enables the industry to generate continuous and sustainable innovation across the full R&D value chain. If you have a passion for how strategy, data, and technology in the R&D space can improve industries that impact our everyday lives, this may be the job for you!  


Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United Kingdom. Veeva does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status for this employment position.


The anticipated start date for this role is July 2024.

Veeva is a Work Anywhere company which means that you can choose to work in the environment that works best for you - on any given day. Whether you choose to work remotely from home or work in an office - it’s up to you. While this role is Work from Anywhere, Associate Business Consultants are required to live within commuting distance from the London office. The expectation for commutable distance is living ~45 minutes - 1 hour from your Hub location.


What You'll Do
  • Learn how to create solutions, deliverables, and documentation
  • Collaborate with Senior Business Consultants supporting key deliverables and timelines 
  • Gain an understanding of and contribute to the Veeva R&D Strategy Business Consulting team
  • Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge
  • Support customers to realize the value of Veeva R&D Cloud software

  • University Degree (Bachelor’s) with strong academic performance
  • Don’t have a university degree? That’s OK if you have the equivalent skills gained through work experience or disciplined self-study
  • 0-2 years of professional experience
  • Basic to Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (PPT and Excel) 
  • Ability to take business and technical concepts and express them as potential strategic solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Desire to work in an intense, dynamic environment
  • Ability to manage time in person and remotely, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to commute to your Hub when asked. Typical requests would include project co-working or program team commitments that require being in person
  • Willingness to travel up to roughly 40% of your time per year. Travel varies per customer engagement and internal meetings and events with your team

Nice to Have
  • Degree in Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Engineering, STEM field, or another similar degree/work experience/Master’s degree
  • Prior work or internship experience in Life Science, R&D, and/or consulting
  • Experience with software, data reporting, and/or data visualization tools
  • Fluency in another European language (French, German, Spanish, Italian)



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