Actuarial and Analytics Solutions - Pharmaceutical Specialist Manager (Senior Manager/Associate Director)

  • Woodlands Dr, Woodmead, Sandton, South Africa
  • Full-time

Job Description

About the Role

 What you will do / Specialised Skills

·         Provide technical direction to pharmaceutical projects with a key focus on the health sector

·         Manage multiple pharmaceutical projects running within the team

·         Develop stakeholder relationships

·         Contribute towards and drive pharmaceutical strategic direction within the team

·         Draft project proposals and concept notes

·         Develop pharmaceutical project leads and industry presence

Technical and Professional Capabilities

·         Stakeholder Focus: Leverages a deep understanding of audit and risk advisory services and stakeholder needs to deliver high quality engagements

·         Become experts in risk assessments and audit responses: Takes an independent view and contributes heavily in developing and challenging the risk assessment and controls testing strategy and designing appropriate audit responses for risks

·         Integrate engagement teams and manage referred work: Collaborates effectively across Deloitte functions to deliver a seamless audit that is responsive to stakeholder needs

·         Make appropriate use of tools, guidance and methodology: Provides appropriate guidance to the audit team in relation to the application of tools, guidance and methodology in delivering the audit

·         Manage project plans to optimize engagements: Proactively manages the project plan through efficient use of resources and tracking delivery of assigned tasks, guiding team members’ prioritization

·         Formulate reasonable judgements and conclusions in order to deliver informative and timely outputs: Uses judgement and consults appropriately when dealing with complex matters, applying an appropriate level of professional skepticism

·         Apply Ethical and Professional Standards: Understands their business security, ethical and compliance responsibilities, displaying best practice and actively encouraging appropriate behaviours of engagement teams



·         Minimum 10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry

·         Proven business development experience, consulting background advantageous

·         Ability to self-structure current work and priorities within an environment where no one project is the same as another

·         Strong oral communication and writing skills

·         Strong computer literacy and numeracy skills

·         Strong project management skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of clients’ timelines and budgets.

·         Ability to constructively manage and nurture a diverse team

·         Strong client presence

Minimum Qualifications     

·         Minimum of honours degree in relevant field

Additional Information

 Leadership Capabilities

·         Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make

·         Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

·         Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

·         Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

·         Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction

Key Performance areas

·           Strategic Impact: Delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables

·           Budgets / Profitability: Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting,  cost control and profitability management

·           Development/Growth of Team: Shares expertise and knowledge with team members and counselees on an ongoing basis

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