Head of Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical

Posted 18 February 2024
Salary £150000 - £200000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Sectors Consultancy
Contact NameJennifer Mcbride

Job description

Are you an established leader with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector, with a solid foundation within the construction and/or consultancy world?
Our client, a leading construction consultancy, is looking to appoint a director level candidate to head up this successful division of their business, which already achieves significant annual revenues.

As the Business Unit Lead of Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals, you will direct and oversee the operational business and be accountable for business unit KPIs & business outcomes.    You will be responsible for developing and delivering the strategy & business plan for the business unit, working with leadership roles across the business to ensure adherence and consistency of policy, processes, and procedures.

Your core responsibilities will be:
  • Leadership of the overall delivery of strategy, objectives & all projects for the healthcare, life sciences & pharmaceutical business unit
  • Accountable for delivery of annual financial and operating targets for the business unit, leads effective cost management, ensuring budgets are met and utilises data & analysis to drive continuous business improvements. Monitors progress on business unit portfolio objectives & deliverables.
  • Oversees & promotes effective relationships externally with all clients, suppliers, partners & internally across the
  • Accountable for identifying, managing & mitigating business risks across the market & portfolio; highlighting high levels of risk to the global lead.
  • Oversees the implementation of service excellence ensuring it is implemented, measured & monitored across the market &
  • Champions innovation & thought leadership in strategy, business planning & service delivery advocating new ideas, ways of working & efficiencies.
  • Accountable for ensuring required leadership and capability is implemented to deliver the business ambition with robust resource planning and a talent pipeline matching business demand.
  • Provides executive leadership and direction across the business unit & across the business, supporting and mentoring senior leaders including succession planning, onboarding, training and diversity planning.
  • Provides thought leadership, industry expertise & expert counsel across the business unit portfolio to senior leadership

To be successful in this position, you will:

  • Degree/Postgraduate (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or Construction Project Management ideally with professional membership of MRICS, CIOB, MICE or MAPM.
  • Comprehensive expertise and knowledge of the healthcare and/or pharmaceutical sector
  • Comprehensive expertise & knowledge of Construction Consultancy
  • Advanced communication skills, effectively communicates at C-Suite & all levels in an
  • Advanced leadership Inspiring/transformational leadership
  • Demonstratable track record in a senior leadership/director role (or equivalent).
  • Highly advanced level of commercial awareness, consulting & strategic acumen.
On offer is a highly competitive salary along with a generous benefits package.

Interested in applying?  Please feel free to send us a copy of your CV or call me on 07534 381243.

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