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Are you a dedicated customer & solution focused and results driven sales consultant?

If so, Elsevier is hiring for Consultant for Life Science Solutions (R&D)

The Consultant Life Science will own customer projects and lead teams in carrying out activities to deliver customer solutions. 

The consultant will organize required participants and conduct projects according to the project processes developed by the team.  The Consultant will have a solid understanding of the customer and their needs and represent the needs of the customer to the team. The consultant will be able to present the benefits of the solution to the customer pre-sales, work with the customer during execution, and present the solution at the conclusion of the project.


You will report to Director, Scientific Services, based in the US. This position will be based in Amsterdam or London.

Your responsibilities
  • Interacts with customers to represent requirements and understand key customer needs.
  • Keeps up to date on science relative to customers and understands what is happening in the market and with competitors.
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making & Analysis.
  • Leads the execution of a project.
  • Understands and utilizes the drivers for the customer needs.
  • Leverages tools to coordinate activities and use the project management process.
  • Meaningfully contributes to development and execution of the product strategy.

What you will bring

  • Advanced degree, MSc or PhD in a technical or life sciences subject
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical or life science research and development processes.
  • Ideally work experience in a pharmaceutical or life sciences-oriented company.
  • Ability to propose consulting projects including description, timing for delivery, and costs.
  • Ability to work with multiple parts of the organization such as development, operations, sales to create proposals. 
  • Expertise in one or more of chemical informatics, bioinformatics, NLP, or other information technologies.
  • Uses technologies to assist day-to-day tasks - Excel, KNIME, PipelinePilot, python, other data tools as required.
  • Ability to engage developers to understand technology constraints
  • Suggested minimum years of project management experience is 4-6 years
  • Education to qualify: advanced degree in a technical subject is preferred

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Elsevier’s benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect when joining Elsevier in the Netherlands.

  • Competitive salary and a 13th month
  • 27 days of leave
  • Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates
  • Solid Pension Plan, with a choice between a collective pension plan an individual pension plan
  • Profit share or bonus plan subject to the company annual results
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Travel allowance for commuting
  • Reductions to several personal insurance packages due to our collective agreements
  • Free in-house sport facilities
  • Numerous training, coaching and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development
  • Several local and global networking communities to share best practices and knowledge
  • Various social responsibility programs, channeling knowledge and strengths to help communities around the world improve education, science, health care and protect the environment.

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