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Life Sciences Consultant

Company: Dedham Group
Location: Remote, United States
Date Posted:
Employment Type: Full Time
Job ID: R-435

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About The Dedham Group:

We set out to develop a health care innovation organization that could separate the background “noise” from what warrants investment in our highly complex, rapidly evolving marketplace lacking transparency to enable our pharmaceutical and biotech clients to make better decisions and flourish.
Today, ten years later, we are the preeminent U.S. market access oncology and specialty strategy partner, grounded in the structure and logic of the strategy consulting discipline, bolstered by our robust data set continuously enriched via our unequaled specialty access panel of the most highly influential access and value influencers in the U.S.
With a unique staffing model of highly structured and collaborative creative thinkers akin to an oncology and specialty think tank, we have increasingly come to be viewed as an influencer in our industry. At the interface of clinical, economic, and operational evolving needs, the Dedham Group has become the go-to resource for addressing the challenges faced by the world’s leading life sciences organizations.
Now, The Dedham Group is proud to be a part of Norstella, an organization that consists of market-leading pharmaceutical solutions providers united under one goal: to improve patient access to life-saving therapies. Within this organization, The Dedham Group plays a key role helping commercial teams navigate the oncology space to get much-needed drugs to market—and helping clients connect the dots from pipeline to patient.

About the Consultant role:

As a Consultant, you will works closely within teams and clients to lead primary and secondary research, develop logical and insightful qualitative and quantitative analyses, and create innovative and effective recommendations.
To succeed in this role, you will:
  • Contribute to day-to-day management of 3+ projects, guide overall strategic direction and delegation of tasks to team members, parachute where needed across workstreams to streamline execution
  • Be responsible for timely and successful project execution
  • Provide direct feedback to junior staff to support career development goals
  • Support client relationships, fulfill client requests and begin to forecast future project needs
  • Aid in developing project proposals and capabilities decks to support overall firm development
  • Communicate clearly with senior project managers on project responsibilities, progress, alignment to timeline, and bandwidth of teams
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree with a life science focus
  • 4+ years life sciences Market Access consulting  
  • Superior skills in using MS Office (particularly PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills; must be a team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Expert knowledge of provider and payer dynamics within healthcare, specifically within oncology, cellular therapy / CAR-T, immunology, neurology / CNS, and/or other rare diseases / specialty therapeutics
The Guiding Principles For Success At Norstella
01: Bold, Passionate, Mission-First
We have a lofty mission to Smooth Access to Life Saving Therapies and we will get there by being bold and passionate about the mission and our clients. Our clients and the mission in what we are trying to accomplish must be in the forefront of our minds in everything we do.
02: Integrity, Truth, Reality
We make promises that we can keep, and goals that push us to new heights. Our integrity offers us the opportunity to learn and improve by being honest about what works and what doesn’t. By being true to the data and producing realistic metrics, we are able to create plans and resources to achieve our goals.
03: Kindness, Empathy, Grace
We will empathize with everyone's situation, provide positive and constructive feedback with kindness, and accept opportunities for improvement with grace and gratitude. We use this principle across the organization to collaborate and build lines of open communication.
04: Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance
We will persevere – even in difficult and challenging situations. Our ability to recover from missteps and failures in a positive way will help us to be successful in our mission.
05: Humility, Gratitude, Learning
We will be true learners by showing humility and gratitude in our work. We recognize that the smartest person in the room is the one who is always listening, learning, and willing to shift their thinking.


  • Medical and prescription drug benefits
  • Health savings accounts or flexible spending accounts
  • Dental plans and vision benefits
  • Basic life and AD&D Benefits
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
Please note- all candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. We do not provide visa sponsorship or transfers. We are not currently accepting candidates who are on an OPT visa.
The expected base salary for this position ranges from $150,000 to $175,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
The Dedham Group is an equal opportunity employer. All Job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability or handicap, medical condition, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, reproductive health decision making, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law. 
Sometimes the best opportunities are hidden by self-doubt. We disqualify ourselves before we have the opportunity to be considered. Regardless of where you came from, how you identify, or the path that led you here- you are welcome. If you read this job description and feel passion and excitement, we’re just as excited about you.