Research Coordinator - Pharmaceutical and Medical Products (Contractor)



  • United States 
  • Last Update: 10.05.2019 at 12:00

Job Type
Full Time
6 Month +
Waltham, MA, US
United States


General Administrative


  • University degree in Business, Economics, or STEM related field
  • Strong interest in solving complex healthcare problems
  • Familiarity with the key trends and professional experience in Market Access is highly desired, however, not required
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with positive attitude and high quality standards
  • Strong project management skills; experience managing multiple timelines in a deadline driven environment
  • Great team player with strong people skills
  • Solid understanding of economic, financial, and general business concepts and terminology
  • Advanced user of MS Excel and other basic IT/ business tools, including MS Word, MS PowerPoint
  • Analytics proficiency in commonly used platforms and languages (e.g. Alteryx, Tableau, SQL, R) is highly desired, however, not required
  • Minimum travel necessary (<10%)
Who You'll Work With Youll work with our Pharmaceutical and Medical Products (PMP) Practice team specializing in Market Access in Waltham, Massachusetts or New York City. The Market Access focused team builds and operates tools that support senior executives in pharma and device manufacturers, for whom data-driven decision making and competitive intelligence are paramount. In close partnership with McKinseys traditional client service teams (CSTs), the PMP Practice team works directly with clients in Brand and Product Management and Commercial Operations to build and scale analytical approaches to addressing their most persistent priorities. The offerings are informed both by McKinseys longstanding client relationships and deep experience in the most successful PMP players, as well as by the data science, product development, and next-generation research methods of newer partners and senior leaders. What You'll Do Specializing in market access, you will develop analyses, keep up to date with industry developments and help our consultants - including analytics practitioners - provide data-driven insights to client problem solving. You will be working with McKinsey colleagues to scope business questions and understand, disaggregate, and prioritize their information needs in client engagements. You will leverage proprietary and third-party data and tools (analytical, industry-specific, and function-specific) to perform primary research and required analyses with the highest rigor and communicate insights and deliver end products to consulting teams in a variety of formats, including memos, PowerPoint presentations, tables. In addition, you will have the opportunity to learn any additional required knowledge and capabilities in US market access and the tools. You will be supporting initiatives to develop the latest industry knowledge, best practices, and relevant innovative ideas. You will monitor and codify knowledge and help support the continuous improvement of our team, innovating Firm knowledge and enabling client capabilities.

Seniority Level

Entry level


  • Biotechnology
  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Medical Practice

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Health Care Provider
  • Research

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