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Research Analyst – Healthcare & Life Sciences
Ref No.: 18-07856
Location: New York, New York
Research Analyst
New York, NY
1 Month Contract

We are seeking an experienced research professional to work closely with partners and consultants in the Americas Healthcare & Life Science Practice Group (HLS) to gain deep insights into the sector. Our HLS group works with healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies in an effort to transform healthcare through the relentless pursuit of a better way.

Key Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with consultants engaged in client service, business development or knowledge/intellectual capital building by delivering highly relevant and well-synthesized research.
• Building deep expertise in healthcare sectors, related topics and master tools and resources to support your data analysis.
• Develop strong trusted relationships with HLS practice members and research colleagues to promote effective knowledge sharing and positive work environment.
• Scope and develop research needs of our consultants and partners in order to conduct timely, accurate and cost-effective research.
• Keep abreast of key industry developments/innovations to promote awareness across the HLS team.

Experience Required:
• Bachelors' degree required.
• Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience conducting research within a consultancy, other professional services firm or a healthcare related organization.
• Knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system and its stakeholders is critical. Pharmaceutical or life science research experience is a plus.
Skills and Attributes:
• Solid problem solving skills and inquisitive nature allowing you to deliver an effective research product ensuring your credibility as a trusted team member.
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• Collaborative approach.
• Growth-mind-set focused on commitment to continual client service and personal professional
development enhancements.
• Ability to efficiently prioritize research work to satisfy competing demands.
• Stellar communication skills.
• Ability to independently and effectively triage work.
• Strong desire to increase your understanding of the healthcare and life science sector.

Technical Skills:
• Excellent research synthesis skills allowing you to draw out key insights and to provide basic data
• Strong IT skills – proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SQL).
• Experience with healthcare industry databases/resources a plus.
• Education requirements: B.A. or B.S. - advanced degrees are a plus.