You’ll work with the McKinseyFast Growth Tech Practice in one of our North America offices. McKinsey Fast Growth Tech Practice is part of McKinsey New Ventures.
McKinsey Fast Growth Tech Practice is a new Firm-sponsored initiative targeted to helping startups (VC or growth PE backed) achieve success. To-date we have served more than 80 startup companies on topics like pricing, sales effectiveness, product value propositions, and customer churn. We are growing rapidly and are looking for people who are passionate about Fast Growth Tech and interested in start-ups to come and join us.
New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for – and expands our investment in – our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.
As a Biotech/Medtech Market Development Lead for McKinsey Fast Growth Tech Practice in North America, you will lead the effort to build and manage a pipeline of early stage life sciences startups, develop the range of required services over time, and serve as knowledge expert on topics relevant to growth-stage life science companies.
As Market Development Lead, you will build, maintain, and constantly improve a market map of companies, CEOs and investors, while at the same time building relationships with these players. You will identify project opportunities and work with McKinsey Fast Growth Tech team experts to define project scope. You'll be involved in ongoing client work in order to strengthen existing relationships and serve as an expert counselor to the teams. You'll help spread our message, by developing a regional/vertical marketing plan that includes the establishment of relationships with relevant media outlets and attendance at top industry events, serving as expert on major company news. You'll keep us current, by providing insights into the range of services required for our relevance over time, and suggest approaches to develop and implement them (and where relevant, lead the development)