Business Developer, Life Sciences at West Monroe

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Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe is looking for a Business Development Executive to join our expanding presence, specifically driving new management/technology consulting business with a focus on Life Sciences opportunities. You will provide support to the delivery teams and practice leaders, including the National Practice, on a variety of new business initiatives. This is an outstanding role for a sales and account management professional with industry relationships to drive network-based sales pursuits. 

What will you be doing?

Relationship Management

  • Leverage your personal network of Healthcare relationships nationally to secure executive-level introduction meetings to generate in new business
  • Research new prospects, new contacts, and map/segment the national marketplace; and manage and grow contacts
  • Attend industry conferences to introduce West Monroe to new prospects and understand the latest industry trends

Sales Leadership/Market Segmentation

  • Lead personal, networked-based sales pursuits
  • Work with the Chicago Leadership, Healthcare practice leaders, and national Healthcare team to develop the Life Science segment of the Healthcare Practice
  • Continually scan the marketplace for pending RFPs/RFIs at Life Science prospects

Target Account Strategy

  • Provide leadership around the sales pursuit process and proposal delivery teams for Key Accounts

Alliance Development

  • Identify and develop unique, industry-specific alliance partners that can drive leads to West Monroe Partners

We need someone who can bring the following to the table:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the issues and solutions (business and technical) in the Healthcare Industry
  • Strong executive level Chicago-based industry contacts are required; national industry contacts preferred
  • Ability to achieve an annual revenue target of $2 Million
  • 10-15+ years’ experience working in a Business Development role, with a proven track record of success
  • Experience selling software/technology, outsourcing or similar technical services; experience selling project-based consulting services preferred
  • Knowledge of the latest trends in the Healthcare Industry, specifically within Life Sciences, and a solid grounding in business concepts and dynamics
  • Able to work independently and as a team player in coordinating and driving sales processes
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Aggressive self-starter with strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Membership and participation in business community associations
  • Ability to travel on short notice
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.

At West Monroe, our people are our business.

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit www.westmonroe.com/inclusion.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read West Monroe’s Notice at Collection for California residents, provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and linked here. 

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Location

Chicago is our headquarters, our largest office, and where it all started. Located in the Loop, you’ll find representation across all practices and industries. As our first office, Chicago remains one of the firm’s main hubs for technology and innovation, relying on top talent from the area.

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Senior Manager, Technology

What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Chiefs Program allows any employee to create a CXO (Chief “Something” Officer) role that is outside of their daily client service role such as Chief Outdoor Officer or Chief Snack Officer.
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
West Monroe has six ERGs: Black Employee Network, Interfaith, Pan-Asian Network, SOMOS, WMPride, and Women's Leadership Network.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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