Consultant - Inhouse Consulting, US Based

Posted 02 Dec 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 200966


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Inhouse Consulting is the internal management consulting department supporting the global businesses of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Our team of over 80 consultants and associates develops and implements local and global strategies for senior executives across all our business sectors: healthcare (EMD Serono), life science (MilliporeSigma) and performance materials (EMD Performance Materials). Our US offices are in the Greater Boston Area (Burlington and Rockland), while our Global Headquarters are located in Darmstadt, Germany. Our offices in Singapore and Shanghai serve clients in Asia Pacific.


Your Role:

Based in Burlington, MA, you will support our internal clients during all project phases. With your know-how and energy, you will be driving projects to deliver results.  Our Inhouse Consultants scope, lead, and deliver consulting projects across divisions and functions including marketing, sales, R&D, and portfolio management. You will act as strategic advisor to executives across EMD and ensure projects achieve all objectives. As preparation for future leadership roles at one of EMD’s subsidiaries, you will work closely with the operative and strategic units. In doing so, you will make significant contributions to the ongoing success of the company.


Additionally, you will have several responsibilities within EMD Inhouse Consulting such as training and developing our graduates and junior consultants.


Who You Are:

  • PhD and/or MBA in engineering, natural sciences (Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, or related sciences) with outstanding success
  • At least two years of experience in a leading management consulting firm; ideally with a focus on pharma and/or chemicals
  • Extensive experience in leading cross-functional projects in a global matrix organization
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  • Commercial expertise (Marketing, Sales, Commercial Operations, etc.)
  • Broad experience with stakeholder management, conflict resolution, and executive communication
  • Exceptional team and implementation-oriented focus
  • Independent and results-driven working style
  • Ability to travel up to 25% internationally is required


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What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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