Engagement Manager - Healthcare & Life Sciences - Top Tier Strategy Firm

Tandem Search

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP709-2511

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A leading Strategy Firm is seeking an Engagement Manager with strong expertise in the Healthcare & Life Sciences domain for their Dubai Office.

Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice 

Healthcare companies face enormous challenges during this era of reform. The future marketplace will require new paradigms to realize the vision of affordability and quality. Change will impact payers, providers, and pharmaceutical companies alike and require unprecedented collaboration at the intersections.

Recognizing the power of a systemic view, healthcare companies are turning to Leading Strategy Consultancies such as the company we are representing. They hold deep expertise across the healthcare landscape and specifically centered in integrated health management, as well as a differentiated approach proven to drive critical transformation. A perspective in life sciences that is focused on transformational changes that pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies need to make in a world where product innovation is more challenging and value is measured in patient outcomes.

The Middle East HLS practice offers the full breadth of services across the health care continuum. They have a deep understanding of the health sector transformation journey that many GCC countries are currently engaged in, and are playing a prominent role in helping shaping the strategic direction and planning transformation roadmap.

Their clients comprise government entities (e.g. ministries of health), health payers and providers, financial investors, and life sciences companies. They excel in tangible impact of our advice and recommendations – most of their clients are repeat clients. They leverage the global health innovation center for unique insights into business model innovation, new models of care and partnership opportunities. Their focus is on helping create sustainable health ecosystems

Engagement Manager

• Engagement Managers drive the delivery of client engagements as “on the ground” managers. This role has day-to-day responsibility for the quality of our project delivery to clients, both in the context of specific projects and the client's overall strategic direction.
• Engagement Managers have or develop core expertise related to their practice group, Health Life Science in this case.
• They are responsible for acting as a key contact with senior level clients and delivering high quality work, for developing and capturing intellectual capital and for supporting new or expanded business opportunities.
• They manage client relationships and provide "thought leadership" and creativity. Internally Engagement Managers have the dual task of providing guidance and coverage for more junior consultants as well as insight and leverage for partners.
• Applicants with a proven track record of excellence are welcome to apply.
• Successful applicants typically have previous experience in managing projects with tight deadlines, excelling within a team environment and establishing and maintaining strong business relationships.

USD 200,000 to 300,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Just as every client project is different, so we recognize and value the diversity of backgrounds and skill sets for successful Manager candidates. Preference will be given to candidates with:

• 6 - 8 years of relevant experience, ideally with a top-tier strategy consulting firm (or other similar organizations);
• Prior experience in health-related topics
• Track record of leading and managing teams, and delivering against tight deadlines in fast-paced, demanding environments
• Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills
• MD and/or other clinical degree a plus, but not a requirement
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Undergraduate or advanced degree from a top academic program
• Willingness to travel
• Fluency in English

About the Company

Building businesses, changing lives

At Tandem, we’ve built a vast network of top-tier professionals across the globe. We empower businesses to thrive by delivering unmatched talent solutions. With our global reach, collaborative approach, and unwavering commitment to excellence, we drive transformative growth and shape exceptional teams.

Who we are.

We are a team of industry experts, driven by a passion for innovation and excellence. We are dedicated to providing unique talent solutions and nurturing collaborative partnerships that redefine success.

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