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Shift Health brings a science mindset to strategy consulting for the health research and innovation ecosystem. We blend scientific depth, sector leadership and global perspective, tackling our clients’ most challenging questions with curiosity, rigour and courage. Delivering sharp insights and customized solutions, we’re helping to create the future of healthcare.

Our team is driven by passion to deliver scientific, health and economic impact by coupling scientific and clinical depth with business and management acumen. We look for courageous, curious, intellectually nimble professionals who are committed to asking tough questions, applying analytical rigour and generating insights that matter; self-motivated collaborators who are committed to results and driven to excel; and creative, cutting-edge thinkers with the aspiration to design, develop and deliver innovative solutions to advance human health and wellbeing.

 

Job Description

Shift Health is seeking a Consultant to join our dynamic team on a full-time, permanent basis.

Application Deadline: August 30, 2022

 

Responsibilities

As a Consultant, you will work closely with our experienced consulting team, rapidly building exposure to a wide range of project areas and quickly gaining increasing responsibility for project research, analysis and deliverables. Shift Health’s Consultants are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Gather, mine, and interpret research from diverse secondary sources;
  • Conduct primary research, including designing consultation guides, identifying and engaging key informants, participating in consultations and documenting insights;
  • Analyze and synthesize large data sets to generate insights and support the development of presentations and reports;
  • Communicate results and recommendations to project teams and clients; and
  • Contribute to business development by working collaboratively on the development of compelling proposals and marketing materials.

 

Required Qualifications and Experiences

  • You must have completed (or be very close to completing) a research-based graduate degree in life sciences (either a PhD or Masters)
  • A business degree or certification may be an advantage
  • A history of strong academic performance and knowledge of science, healthcare and/or the life sciences sector (where relevant, please indicate the number of peer-reviewed publications that you have, notable journals where your research has been published and major awards/funding that have supported your research)
  • High degree of personal initiative as demonstrated through distinguishing knowledge, leadership and/or skills acquired through other relevant work or extracurricular settings
  • Track record of professional growth and personal development
  • High level of problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to manage multiple projects/priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • High degree of poise and professionalism and an ability to apply constructive feedback to deliver excellent work
  • Strong teamwork skills demonstrated in virtual and in-person settings
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

 

Travel

Shift Health’s client base is geographically expansive; up to 10% of a Consultant’s time may be dedicated to domestic and international travel.

 

Location

Shift Health currently practices a hybrid model. Our office is in Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

Remuneration

This is a full-time, permanent position; a competitive salary is offered along with a bonus based on personal and corporate performance. A comprehensive industry-leading benefits plan will also be provided.

 

Equal Employment Commitment

Shift Health values and aspires to create a diverse and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with diverse abilities, members of racialized and minoritized groups, women, Indigenous Peoples, and others with the skills and knowledge to succeed in this position. Accommodations are available on request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

 

About Shift Health

Shift Health brings a science mindset to strategy consulting for the health research and innovation ecosystem. We blend scientific depth, sector leadership and global perspective, tackling our clients’ most challenging questions with curiosity, rigour and courage. Delivering sharp insights and customized solutions, we’re helping to create the future of healthcare.

The measure of our success is evident in some of our proudest achievements: leveraging over $1 billion in public and private sector financing for our clients; working with most of the world’s ten largest biopharmaceutical companies; and driving more than 50 healthcare and innovation partnerships globally. Every member of the consulting team at Shift Health started as a health and life sciences researcher and possesses the unique ability to couple scientific and clinical depth with business and management acumen. Our work across the health research and innovation ecosystem has shifted thinking about healthcare in more than 40 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

 

Shift Health’s Commitment to Anti-Racism

At Shift Health, we believe anti-racism cannot simply be a corporate value: it must be central to our corporate mission. Shift Health is committed to combatting systemic racism and creating opportunities for Black, Indigenous and other racialized and minoritized groups to develop skills and experiences required to build a career in the health and life sciences. Our determination to help dismantle systemic racism is guided by the following five commitments:

  1. We will appoint and appropriately resource internal leaders who will work with the broader Shift Health team to drive and sustain our anti-racism agenda.
  2. We will undertake an immediate review and renewal of our policies, codes and practices through the lenses of anti-racism and white privilege.
  3. We will invest further in formal and experiential learning opportunities to ensure that all members of our team have the knowledge, awareness and literacy to engage fully in anti-racist praxis.
  4. We will create safe spaces for frank dialogue about racism, oppression and discrimination.
  5. We will reach into our communities, building respectful partnerships that uplift Black, Indigenous, and other racialized and minoritized groups, and helping our team both serve as and find role models who inspire personal and professional growth.

 

Shift Health’s Work Environment

Shift Health cultivates a fast-paced, high-energy work environment that provides diverse experiences and opportunities. Our consultants are highly collaborative, working as members of high-performing teams on a variety of projects across sectors. In addition to the opportunity to work on a spectrum of exciting projects with clients who are world leaders in their fields, Shift Health is committed to fostering performance excellence through training, mentorship and professional growth.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please forward your résumé to careers@shifthealth.com.

 

Shift Health values and aspires to create a diverse and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all genders, people who identify as LGBTQ2S+, members of racialized and minoritized groups, Indigenous Peoples, people with diverse abilities, and others with the skills and knowledge to succeed in this position. Accommodations are available on request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.