MedPharma Partners is hiring

My consulting firm is hiring. Please see job description below. Applications are accepted via email.


Job Title:            Strategy Consultant

Reports to:         David Williams, Co-founder and Principal

Location:            Boston, MA

Status:                Full-time


MedPharma Partners LLC is a boutique strategy consulting firm based in Boston, MA, serving the health care and life sciences sectors. Clients include large, medium and small companies and a variety of non-profit and multi-stakeholder organizations. The firm was founded in 2003 by senior professionals from The Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, AT Kearney and LEK Consulting.

We are differentiated from competitors in multiple ways:

  • Team members average many years of professional experience
  • We span the business and non-profit sectors
  • We work very closely with clients. For example, in some cases we even serve on their boards of directors
  • We are advanced in our use of social media, including publishing the Health Business Blog every business day since 2005

As the firm continues its expansion we are recruiting a Strategy Consultant, who will work on client–facing and internal projects as a full member of our professional team.


  • Member of 2-5 person MedPharma Partners client case teams; may be assigned to 2-3 teams simultaneously
  • Primary and secondary data gathering –including market interviews and database searches
  • Quantitative analysis –including statistical and financial modeling
  • Preparation of presentations, including outlining, drafting and producing PowerPoint materials
  • Research and writing on health care policy and business issues for the Health Business Blog and other publications
  • Providing support for business development



  • Masters in Public Health, Masters in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Strong academic record

Professional and technical

  • Approximately 2-5 years of work experience, preferably in a professional services firm
  • Passion for and knowledge of health care business and policy issues
  • Facility with advanced features of Excel, Access, along with good knowledge of statistical methods
  • Good knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Strong writing skills

Personal characteristics

  • Analytical mindset
  • Tolerance for ambiguity
  • Tenacity and perseverance
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • Concise, efficient communication style
  • Empathy for clients and colleagues with diverse backgrounds and mindsets
  • Drive for excellence

Application process:

Candidates should email their resume and cover letter.

June 19, 2011

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