Strategy Consultant Life Sciences & Health (32-40 upw, ttopstart)

Are you passionate about life sciences and health technologies, and do you offer helicopter views across markets and scientific fields? We certainly do, and need some extra hands. That is why we are looking for you, strategic thinker, creative problem-solver, innovator and advisor!


What will you do as a Strategy Consultant?

In this job you will join a small team of consultants to pioneer and further develop our strategic services for research institutes and organizations, thereby meeting key client and sector needs. In collaboration with today’s leading scientists and academic teams you will have the opportunity to deliver new insights and ideas that will address many industrial and societal needs. You will use your creative problem-solving ability to break down complex issues into its key components. You have a professional attitude and you are, just like us, dedicated to delivering high quality products and innovative solutions to our clients.

Your day at ttopstart looks like this:

  • A cup of coffee first of course. Then you start the working day with a short energetic update with your small team of consultants
  • You continue preparing the framework for the consortium meeting later this week  
  • You have a call with a potential client and aim to unlock the true potential of their exciting (bio)medical idea. Following the call, you define a strategic funding roadmap.
  • You have lunch with your colleagues and, in addition to discussing the weather and weekend plans, instigate a lively discussion on the future of AI in healthcare.
  • You sit down with one of your team mates to refine the questions that should guide his market intelligence report. In this way, you help the client make smart and substantiated choices to get their innovation to the market faster and better.
  • You continue developing the impact section of an upcoming Horizon proposal and send it out for review. By posing the right questions you aim to solicit high-quality input from 10 partners.   
  • At the end of the day, you have delivered new insights and ideas to your clients to ensure innovations are implemented faster and better, and research teams and businesses thrive.

You also get to:

  • Work on a great variety of innovative projects in Europe;
  • Be in a challenging, entrepreneurial and international environment;
  • Collaborate in an ambitious and creative team, with colleagues always ready to support, brainstorm or socialize;
  • Accelerate ideas and innovations that deliver better health and care;
  • Participate in training and coaching
  • Be in an office with the most amazing 360° view of Utrecht you have ever seen
  • Enjoy Friday vrijmibo drinks with your colleagues and regular dinners and events organized.

 What are you like?

  • You are driven by a desire to make an impact on the life sciences and health sector and are passionate about biomedical innovation.
  • You have preferably a PhD degree in life sciences, MedTech or related and/or affinity with the academic research environment;
  • You have 2-7 years of relevant work experience after your MSc or PhD degree preferably in a consultancy environment;
  • You have strong creative problem-solving skills, and a truly proactive, independent and confident attitude;
  • Strong ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing;
  • You have consulting skills such as flexibility in communication, expectation management and customer focus, as well as skills to balance time, efficiency, effort, quality and innovation.

About ttopstart

ttopstart is an international health and life science consultancy with 6 offices across Europe and over 40 life sciences professionals. Our driver is the contribution to development of innovations that can strongly advance healthcare, such as diagnostics and treatments for a wide range of diseases with unmet medical needs. Therefore we serve leading researchers and innovative companies in the fields of life sciences and medical technology. We acquire funding for cutting-edge research and development, co-create corporate strategies and conduct detailed market assessments. With a young, dedicated and enthusiastic team we work from our office in Utrecht in an open and positive working atmosphere.

 Are you interested in this opportunity?

If you wish to apply, please press the button 'Solliciteren' below and upload you resume and motivation letter.