Regulatory & Compliance Solutions, Life Sciences, Manager

Grant Thornton 3/8/2019 4:53:25 PM
JOB ID: 042179 Specialty:
Los Angeles, California




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Life Sciences Regulatory & Compliance Solutions, Manager

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients. Business Risk Services protects value. Our Business Risk Services (BRS) practice includes Risk Advisory Services, Forensic Advisory Services and Data Analytics.


The Life Sciences Regulatory & Compliance Solutions Manager assists clients in developing and executing regulatory risk strategies delivering projects on time, on budget, and with a high level of quality that promote innovation and growth, operational efficiency and process excellence, and sustained regulatory compliance across the life sciences value chain.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Perform project engagement responsibilities including project planning, execution and risk management, client management, subject matter expertise and guidance, project financials, and performance reviews for project team members
Support business development activities throughout the entire sales cycle: client relationship building, opportunity creation/identification, opportunity qualification, proposals, statements of work, oral presentations, developing project approaches, resource models, and pricing estimates
Develop and present thought leadership in the forms of point-of-views (POVs), whitepapers, conference presentations, and industry articles
Promote innovation through research and creative thinking of clients’ future needs and developing new solutions and services to address them
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services
Work closely with Grant Thornton senior managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues
Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence
Develop, train, manage, coach, and mentor senior associates and staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered
Assist management with proposals and business development
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or other life sciences-related discipline. A graduate or professional degree is a plus.
5 to 10 years of life sciences industry experience with a specialization in regulatory compliance, product quality, and risk management across both biopharmaceuticals and medical device and diagnostics
Demonstrated business development experience including client relationship building, opportunity creation/identification, opportunity qualification
Demonstrated consulting experience preferably at a professional services firm servicing life sciences clients at a national level
ASQ, RAPS or related license/certification a plus
Communications skills (e.g. Excellent verbal and written communication skills)
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites with up to 80% travel required


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Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices across the United States with more than 595 partners and 8,500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically - whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 042179

Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, California