KPMG Manager, Lifesciences/Operations Strategy in Alexandria, Virginia

Manager, Lifesciences/Operations Strategy

Washington, District of Columbia

Requisition #: 34130

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Alexandria, VA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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 Manager to join ourpractice.


  • Lead enterprise-wide strategy projects focused on operations and supply chain manufacturing in the life sciences (pharmaceutical, medical devices, biotech) market

  • Help lead business development initiatives focused on high level operational strategy including targeting key C- level individuals, proposing KPMG's services, and closing opportunities

  • Lead cross-functional teams in developing and implementing strategic roadmaps, manage key engagement interviews, research, and facilitate workshops

  • Act as the primary team interface with various levels of client executives up to and including C-Level

  • Manage the presentation of final project deliverables and advise persuasively, earning the position of a trusted advisor

  • Participate in professional development of KPMG Strategy team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff


  • A minimum of five years of external consulting experience in a client-facing strategy discipline at a major strategy, boutique strategy or Big 4 firm focused in life sciences and strategic operations (supply chain and manufacturing)

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited college or university is preferred

  • Deep industry knowledge and experience in life sciences including pharmaceuticals, biotech, and medical devices, with experience directing consulting teams in this sector

  • Proven experience of articulating and advising on the strategic value of operational changes and new technology and digital solutions with significant experience in transaction and business due diligence, operational and performance improvements, strategic growth, or other relevant strategy functions

  • Demonstrated high level strategic experience in reconfiguring global supply chains, creating global manufacturing footprints, optimizing costs, designing operating models, and redesigning and optimizing cost structures

  • Ability to travel as needed, possibly up to seventy to eighty percent

  • 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, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, 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.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.