Sustainability Consultant (m/f/d) in the Pharmaceutical area
For one of our clients in the pharma industry, we are looking for Sustainability Consultant (m/f/d)
Description: Project name - Sustainable Drug Delivery Devices
The service is requested as part of the project “Sustainable Drug Delivery Devices – How do we prepare for the future?”. The project has the purpose is to identify, nurture, and preliminary test emerging technologies, methodologies and/or approaches which can enable in the future (5 - 10 years) the delivery of client’s peptides to patients in a way that minimizes the environmental footprint and closes material loops.
The scope of services includes the following tasks, which are independently performed by the external contractor. All necessary access to relevant systems and all other requirements will be provided in advance to the contractor. Materials and information are partially available now and partially will become available during the project, but all relevant material will be provided to the contractor before performing the task.
Perform 1on1 interviews with internal and external stakeholders with the scope of identifying available knowledge on the topic sustainability and drug delivery devices, as well as capturing known requirements. During these activities the consultant will clearly appear as an external consultant of the client whenever interacting with internal and external stakeholders.
Prepare material for workshops aimed at refining objectives, aspirations and success factors, capture known requirements, identify knowledge gaps in relation to the topic “How do we prepare for the future in regard to sustainable drug delivery devices”. The material for the workshops will be prepared by the contractor who will not personally run the workshops. The workshops will be run by internal BI employees and participants may be internal or external relevant stakeholders. The contractor may participate to these workshops in order to capture the content, discussions and decisions.
Consolidate results from scouting activities, 1on1 interviews and workshops. The results will be subsequently used by BI employees as a base to decide on whether a certain solution, idea, method is something worth it to be further investigated and could possibly contribute to BI sustainability ambitions to leave no trace for future generations (overall CO2 neutral, no waste on landfills) and potentially to patients and societal acceptance of the treatment
Prepare material for communication to senior stakeholders and subject matter experts. The contractor prepares summaries of the consolidated results of scouting activities, 1on1 interviews and workshops will be the content. The material will then be used by clients's employees to discuss with and update senior stakeholders and subject matter experts
The performance of the contractor has the goal to timely, precisely and with high quality consolidate the material produced by different activities such as interviews, workshops and scouting activities re-elaborated to be presented for review and decision.
Possible timelines to be kept. The following timelines are to be adhered to by the contractor during the performance of the service. 10-12 weeks from the start of the workstream
PhD or Masters in Bio-Engineering/Pharmaceutics or relevant field
MUST have experience in a pharma R&D and ideal in drug delivery (devices)
MUST have experience on sustainability topics ideally related to pharma and drug delivery devices