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Taster Week for Doctors, Consulting, M&A Strategy&, London 2019

Job description

Strategy& is PwC’s Strategy Consulting practice. You’ll work on challenging and varied assignments - from helping a company identify attractive new markets, advising a Private Equity client on game changing investments to helping industry leaders solve their toughest corporate and M&A challenges and seize their greatest opportunities.

Consulting for Doctors and PhDs in Consulting
Are you a high achieving doctor or academic researcher with an interest in business? Our week long taster week offers the perfect opportunity for you to gain insight and exposure to a fast paced business and consulting environment. Doctors and academic researchers play an important and leading role in healthcare, research and business organisations around the world. The taster week will allow you gain first hand experience and work with our expert team to develop your skills as a business leader.
What you’ll do

You'll work within our M&A strategy team on healthcare, pharma and life sciences focused projects and be expected to contribute to the team from day one through:
  • Attending and contributing to meetings
  • Working with external clients and internal teams
  • Undertaking research, analysis and completing tasks
We will also provide training around basic business and strategic concepts to give you context around the work we do, as well as some of the key skills that will enable you to contribute effectively and make the most of your time with us.

We understand that life in a clinical or research setting can be demanding on your time. As such, the taster week will be run year round to match your existing commitments.

The taster week is non-evaluative and does not constitute as an application to Strategy&, part of the PwC. However, if you have impressed during the taster week and subsequently decide you want to apply we will provide advice and help you navigate the graduate process.
What you’ll need

Medical Doctors candidates
  • You’ll need to be a medical doctor or final year medical student with an exceptional academic record
  • Have deanery approval (if undertaking work placement as part of Foundation Year Taster Week) or confirmed availability

Research (PhD) candidates
  • You’ll need to be a final year PhD student, early post-doctoral researcher or have recently submitted your thesis
General requirements
  • Exceptional academic record
  • Have a proven interest in business and healthcare
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, problem solving and analytical skills

How to apply
Apply by completing our online application form and submitting your CV online. You will need to complete our online assessments and a video interview. During your video interview please ensure you explain:
  • your motivations for applying
  • what you expect to gain
  • your relevant experience
Your application will then be reviewed by the hiring team. If successful, you will be offered a place on the programme.
Please note, you are not eligible to apply if you are currently holding an offer for a full time position in industry.

The PwC Deal

We want people to build exceptional careers during their time at PwC. When you feel motivated and energised by your work, you're more able to contribute to the organisation, as well as achieve your aspirations. No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life. We empower people to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential. In return, your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.​

Diversity and inclusion

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It’s critical we have diverse talent, views and thinking if we are to deliver exceptional client value and solve the world’s important problems. We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. So join PwC. We'll help you reach your full potential. Learn more here 

About PwC

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Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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