Driving commercial expansion at pharma companies

30th September 2020

As pharma start-ups mature from R&D organisations into commercial ventures, they need to establish governance, controls and disciplines across their operations. John Mason, Manufacturing & Engineering Services Partner at Curzon Consulting explores market expansion and operating model maturity.

Market expansion

Pharma companies should deploy a scalable and repeatable go-to-market approach to guide, accelerate and assure commercial expansion.

The benefits are:

  • Identify, manage and reduce operational, commercial and regulatory risk
  • Independent review and challenge of expansion plans and strategies
  • Decrease duplication, rework and capability gaps

Operating model maturity

Reduce compliance and performance risks through improved governance, controls and disciplines across the footprint. The benefits include:

  • Clarity on investment priorities
  • Standardised, effective and efficient ways of working
  • Rapid deployment of back office services
  • Simplified data and systems landscapes

Programme management

Deploy robust disciplines, tools and capabilities to drive efficient and effective commercial expansion programme. The benefits are:

  • Balance agile ways of working with quality, discipline and challenge to optimise outcomes
  • Access tried and tested programme management toolkit and capabilities
  • Grow organisational skills and capabilities

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Curzon supports public sector as G-Cloud 12 supplier

29th September 20202 Minutes

Curzon Consulting is delighted to have been awarded a place on G-Cloud 12 framework. We provide five key cloud-related services to the public sector:

Business Transformation

Curzon Consulting delivers transformation and step-change capability improvement. Our services help clients translate strategic imperatives into realised benefits.

Digital Transformation

We help organisations to explore and exploit technology and innovation, including cloud-based services, to improve responsiveness, resilience, effectiveness and efficiency. Our digital transformation services include evaluation of current maturity, opportunity exploration, Design Thinking to reimagine the way work is done, bespoke applications, and implementation planning and delivery of solutions.

Change Management

Curzon Consulting provides change management expertise and support to digital and cloud service migration programmes. Services include business-led interfacing with technical teams, defining governance models, organisational design and migration planning, and working with the organisation to define and deliver the process and behavioural changes required to secure the planned benefits.

Cloud Strategy

Curzon Consulting helps organisations develop winning digital and cloud strategies; robust, achievable, supported and with a clear path to implementation. Our service includes analysis of current state and maturity, opportunity landscape evaluation, articulation of priorities and benefits, and development of a cloud strategy roadmap aligned to the wider organisation direction.

Programme and Project Management Delivery

Curzon provides programme management support across the lifecycle to underpin successful deployment of digital and cloud service innovation. Services include business requirements framing, governance, implementation delivery management and assurance, and corrective action intervention. We apply a business-outcome approach, maintaining focus on achieving and sustaining delivery of the stated benefits.


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Opportunity: Analyst

Full time | UK | Competitive salary

We are currently looking to recruit an Analyst to concentrate on Strategy and Operational improvement.  We work with clients across all industry sectors and in recent projects we have made a major difference to their procurement, planning, and manufacturing operations. 

Our skills span the full spectrum of change approaches, from operational improvement to market analysis, strategy development and full business transformation.

About the analyst role

  • To provide support to all most aspects of the project life-cycle such as planning, delivery, governance, reporting, financial management
  • To participate in writing articles and content for the company’s website/selected social media
  • To contribute to the development of the firm’s set of tools and methodologies
  • To contribute to proposals and bids and pitch materials
  • To acquire accurate data and perform focused analysis
  • To keep up-to-date on relevant market trends, industry news and technical tools that are relevant to key sectors

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a high performing individual who consistently delivers; a talented individual who meets the following general requirements:

  • A good first degree in Business or Accountancy
  • An MBA from a quality internationally recognised Business School is a big plus as the requirement for logical thinking and strategic analysis is key to our projects
  • Minimum of 1 year’s business experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A hands-on and versatile approach is also critical as all our consultants get involved in both implementation and strategy
  • Client focus
  • Previous consulting capability
  • Enthusiasm and strong interpersonal skills and a love of working in teams with the client
  • Willingness to work on client site – mostly in the UK; maybe in continental Europe, with occasional further travel 

The recruitment process will take place remotely and initially, this role will predominantly be home-based. Over the coming months, as we begin to work more from our London office, this role will become based at the Mayfair office and on client site. 

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