Principal Consultant, Applied Sciences (Medical Device and Diagnostics)

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Principal Consultant, Applied Sciences (Medical Device and Diagnostics)

Permanent/Full Time, Royston, UK.

Attractive package which includes a cash travel allowance, annual bonus scheme, pension, healthcare and more!


Bringing Ingenuity to Life

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future through leveraging Science and Engineering. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.


With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we solve our clients most challenging and complex challenges and deliver enduring results.


Isn’t it time you joined us?


Become part of the Team

PA Consulting works with clients who want to utilise technology to gain a commercial edge in new and established markets.  .  With strong growth in our Health and Life Science client base, we are looking for individuals with a strong background in the development and commercial delivery of medical device, drug delivery, diagnostics and clinical automation.

We translate science and technology into commercially viable break-through products and processes, giving our clients a truly competitive edge, through the practical application of science and engineering coupled with solid understanding of quality management, regulations and product development process.

What we're looking for

We are looking for someone to lead exciting work programmes within an important and growing part of PA’s client base.  We need someone who has a practical and detailed understanding of product development within the regulated spaces of diagnostics/medical devices/drug delivery and would like to leverage this knowledge within the highly varied and fast paced world of technology consulting:


You should have:

  • A strong technical background in the med tech/biotech/pharma industry
  • A practical knowledge of regulatory and quality frameworks and their impact on product development
  • Demonstrable experience of the development process within the medical drug device combination and /or medical devices industry showing an appreciation of the Quality and regulatory aspects relating to mechanical, software and electronics. including the structuring and developing DHF, regulatory documentation.
  • Proven experience of technical project management from design to launch


This is an exciting opportunity to support new and established medical device and diagnostic developers translate their ideas from innovation to marketable product.


• Private medical insurance
• Travel allowance 
• 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
• Company pension scheme
• Annual performance-based bonus
• Life and Income protection insurance
• Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
• Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: Cambridge



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