Life Sciences

Senior Analyst – Life Sciences

Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Work Type: Full Time

Roles and responsibilities


  • Execute business research projects in the area of strategy, procurement and/or marketing for various clients
  • Contribute to the entire project lifecycle through exhaustive research, data interpretation, insight generation/analysis and report preparation
  • Understand research objectives based on client requirements and accordingly build a work approach; interpret and analyse information for accuracy, exhaustiveness and applicability
  • Conduct exhaustive secondary research on a variety of topics across sources such as company websites, industry reports, market studies, general news articles as well as databases, and other relevant sources
  • Supplement secondary research with primary research to validate/plug-in information gaps, by interacting with industry representatives and subject matter advisors
  • Synthesise analytical and actionable insights – through qualitative and quantitative methods – which provide solutions to client’s business problem, and present this information in a structured manner
  • Deliver high-quality, client-ready output with minimal supervision; identify risks/issues and escalate those to project leads in a timely manner


Ideal Candidate 

  • 1 to 3.5 years of experience in business research; extensive experience in utilizing those skills in research environment (experience in life sciences/pharma/biotech domain is desirable )
  • Experience of direct interaction with clients, both through emails and conference calls
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders and demonstrating strong teamwork
  • Creative outlook and ability to think of multiple approaches to address a problem; solution oriented outlook
  • Analytical bend of mind, to seek the why, how and so-what of a problem statement
  • Motivated, quick thinker, dynamic person with strong business acumen
  • Demonstrate perseverance and ‘can do’ attitude; willing to push the boundaries
  • Eager to continuously learn new concepts especially within the pharmaceutical/life sciences space; go getter with quick grasping ability
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new work situations
  • Proactive and ready to take initiative
  • MBA : Desirable
  • Experience of supervising/managing the work of a relatively junior analyst
  • Superior analytical skills to analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative information
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to maintain quality levels across studies and manage projects with minimum direction
  • Ability to write reports (headlines, summary and recommendations) with no grammatical or data interpretation errors
  • Ability to conduct open ended primary research to garner industry specific insights
  • Knowledge of analytical frameworks such as Porter’s 5 forces, SWOT, BCG matrix, and understanding of business dynamics of companies in Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical ecosystem
  • Understanding of basic economics and corporate finance
  • Proficiency in Power Point, Excel and Word to deliver the desired output in a creative and aesthetically appealing format
  • Knowledge of one’s educational background with clear understanding of fundamentals and concepts
  • Knowledge of various databases such as Lexis, Thomson, and ProFound

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