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Associate Consultant / Consultant – Data Science

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Associate Consultant / Consultant – Data Science

Job Category: Data Science
Job Location: Pune India
No. Of Positions: 5
Job Type: Full Time

Brief introduction:
If you are keen to work on analytical problem solving, then work in the area of advance data analytics/sciences to provide consulting to pharmaceutical clients.

Designation name & Description:
As an Associate Consultant/Consultant, you are expected to the manage onshore / client communication and mentor a team of analysts.
Advance data analytics/sciences Associate consultants/Consultants designs and implements analyses on patient level data or similar datasets.


  • Analyze different pharmaceutical / life sciences data sets like claims data, electronic medical records, anonymous patient level data, prescription data & sales data, promotional data.
  • Communicate results to clients and onshore team members
  • Develop client relationships and serve as an offshore key point of contact for the project
  • Understanding business objectives and developing models that help to achieve them, along with metrics to track their progress
  • Analyzing the AI/ML algorithms that could be used to solve a given problem and ranking them by their success probability
  • Exploring and visualizing data to gain an understanding of it, then identifying differences in data distribution that could affect performance when deploying the model in the real world
  • Verifying data quality, and/or ensuring it via data cleaning
  • Supervising the data acquisition process if more data is needed
  • Defining validation strategies
  • Defining the preprocessing or feature engineering to be done on a given dataset
  • Defining data augmentation pipelines
  • Training models and tuning their hyperparameters
  • Analyzing the errors of the model and designing strategies to overcome them
  • Knowledge on Deep learning techniques is added advantage
  • Deploying models to production
  • Interpreting and analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data points; hypothesis building with Strong excel and PPT skills
  • Process automation using SQL/Python/Other available technologies/ETL Tools etc


  • Bahelor’s or Master’s in Engineering
  • 1 – 4 years of pharma / life science consulting job experience
  • High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Adherence to client specific data privacy and compliance policies
  • Knowledge on various commonly used transactional data assets and others including Volumes/ Value, Rx, Specialty level, Longitudinal Patient level data assets

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