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Capgemini Invent - (Senior) Manager Life Sciences (consulting & business development)


As the digital innovation, consulting, and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent helps CxOs envision and build what’s next for their organizations. Located in more than 30 offices worldwide and 37 creative studios around the world, its 10,000+ strong team member combines strategy, technology, data science, and creative design with deep industry expertise and insights, to develop new digital solutions and business models of the future.

Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology, and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital, and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270.000 team members in 40+ countries.

Life Sciences is one of the top global high-end management consulting practice dedicated to helping CEOs and senior executives to recover, restart and re-imagine their R&D, manufacturing & supply chain, sales & marketing, and patient services.


As (Senior) Manager in the Life Science Industry, you will help our clients to leverage a converging set of technologies to create value through all the value chain (R&D, clinical, scale-up, manufacturing and patient experience) and develop key account connections with the main actors of pharma and biotechnology industry in Belgium.

Your responsibilities include:

Business development (60% to 80% as the first step)

  • Research and identify new business opportunities - including growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, and new ways of reaching existing markets.
  • Meet with customers/clients and develop relationships with customers/clients
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these.
  • Think strategically - seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business.
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses' products or services and be able to advise others about them.
  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate.
  • Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world.
  • Negotiate pricing with customers, and suppliers in some cases.
  • Support the development of the business sales and marketing strategy.

Consulting delivery (40% to 20% as the first step)

  • Participate to the delivery of transformation projects.
  • Help clients design, deliver, and adopt digital technologies to improve their competitiveness. Bridge the gap between business and technology, create the transformational roadmap and improve the clients’ capability.
  • Identification and assessment of improvement opportunities; bringing these together in a transformation roadmap.
  • Act as a team lead or counsellor/coach for others.
  • Leading a cross functional team driving change to deliver business value.
  • Delivering C-level presentations and facilitating workshops with higher management.
  • Creating new propositions to grow existing and new client accounts.


Professional Background

We are looking for candidates who match the following criteria:

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in consulting and ideally with experience in Life Sciences/Pharma sector.
  • A first experience or at least a very strong interest in the digital world.
  • Experience leading a cross functional team driving change to deliver business value.
  • Experience delivering C-level presentations and facilitating workshops with higher management.
  • A warm network in Belgium in one or more of the relevant sectors, that you can engage with to create new business opportunities.
  • Working knowledge of engineering, manufacturing, and/or service operations systems and ideally how they integrate from a capability, process, and data perspective. Implementation experience is a plus.
  • Experience with lean methodologies is a plus.
  • Experience with agile project delivery is a plus.
  • Experience in consulting is a plus.


You hold:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or industrial operations would be a plus.
  • Certification in an (agile) project management methodology.


  • You are fluent in English and French or Dutch is a plus
  • Appetite to grow rapidly in a fast-track organization
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Results-oriented
  • Can-do mentality
  • Love challenge
  • Very strong interpersonal skills, including but not limited to verbal and written communication skills up to CxO level
  • Fully flexible in terms of assignment location


  • An exciting and intellectually challenging job within a leading management consulting company.
  • An interesting salary package including a company car and fringe benefits.
  • A direct career path with growth potential in a dynamic and diverse team.
  • The ability to carve out your own growth path in line with your interests and capabilities.
  • Training and Personal Development opportunities in line with your personal ambitions.

Work with great people

Sander Theuns
Salesforce Functional Expert
"Capgemini provides me with the right challenges and empowers me so that I can learn and improve daily."
Christoffel Gilis
UX designer
"Idean, an Ideal place to work!"
Ward Lambrecht
Business Analyst
"I joined Capgemini because we share the same drive; to empower each other and to grow towards new sustainable heights"

Great Place to Work

  • Global company with European Management style

  • Entrepreneurship in a stable environment

  • Projects for big companies

  • True industry shapers

  • Work in a stable environment

  • Career development framework

  • We nurture your strongest asset; knowledge

  • Flat structure, no strict hierarchy

About the company

Capgemini Invent combines strategy, technology, data science and creative design to solve the most complex business and technology challenges.Disruption is not new, but the pace of change is. The fourth industrial revolution is forcing businesses to rethink everything they know. Leading organizations behave as living entities, constantly adapting to change. With invention at their core, they continuously redesign their business to generate new sources of value. Winning is about fostering inventive thinking to create what comes next.

1976Founded in 1967 in Grenoble by Serge Kampf as Sogeti.

1970The first company in the sector to offer consulting.

1975Acquisition of Cap and Gemini

1980First major transatlantic contract with the Los Angeles Time.

1998First multinational contract with General Motors

2000Group headcount surpasses – 50.000

2010Group headcount surpasses 100.000

2016Serge Kampf passes away

2017Celebrations for 50 years Capgemini

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