Overview

Introduction

ClearView is a boutique consulting firm in the life sciences field. The firm recently opened two new offices in Europe, formalizing its global footprint and underlining its experience across a variety of therapeutic areas and technologies. ClearView supports strategic decision-making and growth at the product, franchise, or corporate level across across pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and diagnostics. ClearView's clients include a broad range of operating companies in the life sciences, from medical device and phar...

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Employer Type

Private

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Size

101-500 Employees

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Featured Rankings

Vault Consulting 50


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Major Departments/Practice Areas

Licensing and acquisition support


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Major Office Locations

Newton, MA (HQ)


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Employment Contact

Elizabeth Montgomery - Chief People Officer

Firsthand Findings

 ClearView consultants take a tremendous amount of pride in the prestige of their firm in the healthcare and life sciences industry. The firm’s deep bench of subject experts and stellar commitment to quality differentiate ClearView from many of its competitors in the eyes of clients. While insiders do point out that theirs is more a strategy outfit than an operations-oriented firm, they’re quick to praise the caliber of colleagues with whom they work as well as the range of client projects, making for an exciting, challenging, and enlightening experience.

Particular emphasis is placed on the myriad professional development opportunities and the investment in education that a supportive leadership places in its people. While nobody seems to be in a hurry to l...

About the Company

ClearView is a boutique consulting firm in the life sciences strategy field that provides advice and  insights across four main areas of focus: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and  diagnostics. Founded in 2007, the company has enjoyed exponential growth and is now well established, with a steady list of clients and strong demand for its services. 

The firm’s core strength is the specificity of its field: The needs of life sciences companies are unique and  can't be served by just any consultant. The complexity of questions in the life sciences field requires  consultants who understand the medical and scientific issues involved and their intersection with the  business world. ClearView’s founding partners recognized a gap in the market and decided to create a  firm based on th...

Employee Reviews


  • “ClearView is a great place to grow really quickly, gain robust experience across the life sciences space, and work with unparalleled colleagues in terms of their intelligence, motivation, and great spirit.”
  • “The corporate culture and potential for upward mobility, even for those without advanced degrees [are the best parts]. From a BD perspective, ClearView focuses heavily on strategic insights and strong client service, which has resulted in substantial repeat business that builds on top of new growth”
  • “You will get a lot out of the experience, but you have to be willing to put a lot in. The rate of learning is very fast, which is both a challenge and an opportunity, but you are supported throughout all of it.”
  • “Commitment to growing and leveraging deep expertise in the subject matter combined with strategic vision, allowing us to truly understand client needs and deliver meaningful outputs.”
  • “Amazing intelligent group of individuals working with top clients on the most interesting clients and being paid well for it.”
  • “We are consistently told by clients that we are different from other firms because we have a deep understanding of the science and can draw important implications from them.”

Getting Hired Here


  • “An ideal candidate can structure a complex problem well, perform the quantitative analysis necessary for the problem, and communicate the findings.”
  • “One 45-minute phone screen followed by in-person interviews (two 45-minute, two 30-minute). The ideal candidate would be comfortable digging in to understand patient segmentation and treatment paradigm, and then using this information to develop contextualized strategic recommendations.”
  • “We are looking for someone with a strong science background who also has experience with business / finance. Someone who has interned in a business development role at a pharmaceutical company is a good example.”
  • “We seek driven candidates with high intellectual horsepower and curiosity who excel and framing and solving problems, particularly in a case-based setting. We also require candidates to have a strong history/experience and/or demonstrated interest in life sciences.”
  • “Pretty standard first round phone screen then super days. Ideal candidate has a strong life science content background and can apply basic scientific concepts. Can then also think strategically with a demonstrated interest in business.”
  • “Strong quant skills, science background, strong brainstorming. 5 case interviews, one phone screen and 4 in-person (now video conference) interviews.”

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