We are currently seeking a self-motivated research analyst to join our growing team. In your role as a Senior Business Analyst you will be working with team member on topics of wide variety and significance to our pharma clients working at our new Toronto office. You will be expected to help with smooth running of current projects, contact external sources such as a range of industry stakeholders and key opinion leaders (KOLs) through telephone research and attendance of international medical congresses. As you move from one project to the next, you will be expected to quickly get up to speed with a new therapy area.

Overall scope of role:

Integral and key member of client engagement team, committed to developing and delivering executable project outcomes to meet specific objectives of our global clients. Working proactively and collaboratively with numerous stakeholders, to ensure smooth running and delivery of multiple projects.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Conducting primary and secondary research using the most appropriate sources
  • Analysing and interpreting research findings that uncover and generate insights aligned with the overall brief and client objectives
  • Working with team subject experts to develop different perspectives and substantive insights
  • Partnering and overseeing sub-contractors and project work streams
  • Creating and presenting accurate, insightful, impactful and persuasive reports and presentations to clients
  • Creating and maintaining project timetables, project plans, quality control practices and procedures to support agreed deliverables


Technical Skills:

  • PharmD/PhD in a life science subject from a leading university, or a Masters plus either an MBA or 1-2 years of relevant experience in biopharma, healthcare or consulting
  • Strong research and analytical skills with an ability to conceptualise analysis into processes and frameworks
  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Foreign language skills are preferred

Behavioural Skills:

  • Strong communication skills – good listener and observer with the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, verbally and in writing to any audience
  • Dependable and able to work to own initiative with minimum direction
  • Curious and critical thinker – passionate about learning new things and striving to do things better
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver high quality outputs under time-pressured deadlines
  • Team player – able to work collaboratively and effectively across culturally diverse teams and build credible and strong professional relationships
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Drive and ambition to progress and grow personal capability
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