Putnam is looking for top performers to join our firm. We recruit from top undergraduate and graduate schools, as well as from industry, to build a strong culture and create a leading, innovative firm. Our teams work collaboratively on projects resulting in a powerful combination of research skills, analytical capabilities, therapeutic and consulting expertise. Consistently ranked as one of the top Consulting Firms by Vault, Putnam offers a unique opportunity to develop strong client relationships and acquire extensive knowledge of this dynamic industry.
Associate Consultants gain insight into the strategic issues facing today’s life sciences companies, as well as the specific challenges impacting the healthcare industry. The complexities of the industry provide an opportunity to gain comprehensive knowledge of both the science and business sides of healthcare.While responsibilities vary greatly from case to case, Associates are instrumental in developing the building blocks to identify critical issues, develop key analytical components, and ultimately, drive conclusions and recommendations. Through this process, Associates develop sound business and strategy fundamentals and a thorough understanding of solving complex business issues.
We are seeking highly intelligent and self-motivated candidates who have demonstrated excellence and leadership both as undergraduates and during previous internships and/or employment opportunities. Proven analytic abilities, a rigorous quantitative background, and strong problem solving skills are essential. A cumulative GPA of 3.3 is required with 3.5 or better preferred. Economics, finance or science majors are especially well suited for this position. Please note: this is not an entry-level MBA position.
Life Sciences Consultants are a key member of Putnam’s team-based approach helping to lead and manage a team of Associates to complete projects. Working with Managers and Partners you will interact with clients to understand problems, and develop and refine hypotheses to test, structure complex strategic and analytical problems that constitute the core of the team’s work, leverage your substantial science training to optimize commercial strategies for our clients, and lead the entire team to synthesize analyses into key findings and actionable recommendation and participate in delivering these in client presentations.
The perfect candidate for the Life Sciences Consultant position will have a PhD from a top school and demonstrated excellence as undergraduates, graduates and during any previous employment opportunities. Proven analytic abilities, a rigorous background, presentation skills, management experience and a team-oriented attitude are essential. PhDs in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics or Engineering are most desirable. PhD candidates within one year of graduation will also be considered with an anticipated start date by Summer 2016. A demonstrated passion for health care or the life sciences is essential. An active interest in commercial strategy or the business side of health care is preferred.
As one of Putnam’s Consultants you will help lead and manage a team of Associates to complete projects. Working with Managers and Partners you will interact with clients to understand problems, and develop and refine hypotheses to test , structure complex strategic and analytical problems that constitute the core of the team’s work, lead the entire team to synthesize analyses into key findings and actionable recommendation and participate in delivering these in client presentations.
The perfect candidate for the Consultant position will have demonstrated excellence during both her / his academic career (MBA or post-graduate degree from a top school) and previous employment experiences with other top-tier consulting firms or within the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industries. Proven analytic abilities, presentation skills, management experience and a team-oriented attitude are essential. A working knowledge of the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is also a prerequisite.
Note: Consultant level position does not require an MBA
Putnam focuses solely on the life science industries, allowing us to provide unparalleled depth, experience and insight into our client’s most complex challenges.
We do not define our client’s issue to fit our capabilities. Instead, we listen to their needs and tailor our comprehensive set of tools, techniques and expertise to quickly bring clarity to complex issues facing our clients.
Understanding the global challenges facing our clients enables us to provide customized, actionable and strategic recommendations that draw on deep therapeutic area and functional expertise.