KPMG Director, Life Sciences Core Operations/Medical Device in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Director, Life Sciences Core Operations/Medical Device

Requisition Number: 67882

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: MA

City: Boston


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director in Life Sciences for our Management Consulting practice.


  • Lead KPMG Medical Device Practice Growth through insight about industry trends and customer needs in the areas of quality, compliance, supply chain, and regulatory technologies

  • Run fast paced engagements of 5-25 staff across multiple functional domains including directing subcontractors and off-shore resources

  • Represent KPMG thought leadership at conferences, in publications, and other growth forums as it relates to practice offerings

  • Define high growth new areas of investment to increase KPMG service offerings in the life sciences industry over the next 1-3 years

  • Track project status, issues, and risks as well as present summary information to clients, partnerships, and executive sponsors as needed

  • Think critically about client issues and investigate leading practices within the industry to help improve organizational maturity and sustainability


  • A minimum of eight years of Life Sciences Industry experience with core operations and medical device

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Information Systems, Information Management or other quantitative discipline with specialization from an accredited college or university

  • Awareness of various types of enterprise platforms used within Med. Device & Pharma industries for running their business: PLM, RIM, PIM, CAPA Systems, S&OP Systems, ERP, MES, WMS, PMS

  • Experience working in and across various business functions on a global scale, in particular: Supply Chain, Regulatory, Quality, Medical Safety, and IT

  • Proven history of successfully executing complex projects and ability to effectively communicate with senior executives as well as junior staff

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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