Assistant Manager/Consultant / Sr. Analyst - Life Sciences

Company Description

About m360 Research: m360 Research is a full-service market research agency specializing in the healthcare space. Our proprietary panels include over 1 million physicians across 75 specialties in addition to substantial communities of allied HCPs, and payers. Founded in 2004, with a strong provenance in technology and innovation, m360 is committed to high quality and actionable insights, underpinned by robust physician verification and ISO certification (9001, 20252, 27001). International fieldwork services are complemented by full service advanced analytics to power data-driven decision making.

About M3: m360 Research is a wholly owned subsidiary of M3, a Japanese global leader in the provision of ground-breaking and innovative technological and research solutions to the healthcare industry. The M3 Group operates in the US, Asia, and Europe with over 5.8 million physician members globally via its physician websites which include mdlinx.com, m3.com, research.m3.com, Doctors.net.uk, medigate.net, and medlive.cn. M3 Inc. is a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (jp:2413, NIKKEI 225) with subsidiaries in major markets including the US, UK, Japan, South Korea, and China, and in 2020 was ranked in Forbes’ Global 2000 list. The M3 Group provides services to healthcare and the life science industry. In addition to market research, these services include medical education, ethical drug promotion, clinical development, job recruitment, and clinic appointment services. M3 has offices in Japan, UK, France, Germany, Brazil, Sweden, China, USA, and South Korea, as well as India.

Job Description

POSITION : Consultant / Sr. Analyst
REPORTS TO : Head of Life Sciences Consulting
EXPERIENCE : 8-10 years; 3-4 years of client facing experience

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This is a client facing role. Key responsibilities include –

  • CLIENT ENGAGEMENT: will ensure client satisfaction by maintaining high-quality, proactive communication, understanding and meeting project requirements, and by managing client expectations across projects/engagements
  • PROJECT OWNERSHIP: will own delivery of consulting and research projects, meet timelines and manage project risks; will represent project teams in review meetings with clients
  • REVIEW AND QC: will review work done by analysts and junior consultants; will ensure high quality deliverables by actively contributing through insightful analysis of data
  • TEAM MENTORSHIP: will be required to drive team members in acquiring new skills and support them in delivering increasingly superior quality work

OTHER IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF ROLE

  • Will support sales/presales teams with subject matter expertise and proposal development, etc.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Extensive experience in at least one therapy area (Cardiovascular, Immunology, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Oncology, Derma, Gastro, Biosimilars space, any other); should be able to interpret market events and advise clients on business implications of such events on a continued basis
  • Strong research/consulting skills: proven ability to structure research questions, plan and execute research—both qualitative and quantitative—and drive strategic insights through in-depth analysis
  • In addition to secondary research skills, hands-on experience in Quantitative Modeling (forecasting, market sizing, other analytics) and Primary Market Research would be highly valuable for this role
  • Client facing experience is a must. Needs to engage clients by developing and delivering compelling reports/ presentations and by leading project/ industry-related conversations
  • High level of proficiency in MS-Office applications – PowerPoint and Excel in particular
  • Familiarity with databases (clinicaltrials.gov, pubmed, IQVIA data, other subscription databases)
  • Needs to be a self-starter. Must own and deliver projects or parts thereof with near-zero supervision; ability to plan and prioritize multiple workstreams to meet timelines is crucial
  • Must be comfortable operating in a highly collaborative environment

 

Qualifications

  • PG in Pharmacy/ Biotech/ Microbiology or a Medical Doctor (MBBS/BDS/BAMS), MBA a plus

Additional Information

GOOD-TO-HAVE

  • Experience of selling consulting/research projects to US/EU based clients
  •  Cross-cultural experience (working with teams in US/EU)
  • People management experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (TRAVEL / LOGISTICS ETC. – PLS. SPECIFY)

  • May involve occasional travel as part of project delivery requirements
  • Work timing: regular (day shift IST)