Research Analyst – Pharma Intelligence | San Diego, CA
San Diego 3655 Nobel Drive

Job Reference: SD3N-ANA-005691

Location: San Diego 3655 Nobel Drive

Closing Date: 31/05/2019

Department: Analyst

Division: Informa Intelligence

Research Analyst – Pharma Intelligence | San Diego, CA

The Research Analyst is broadly responsible for supporting daily content operations, ensuring the quality and integrity of the Biomedtracker database, providing research support to clients and supporting consulting/ad-hoc projects as necessary. These objectives are achieved through a solid understanding of the standard operating procedures and business rules of the database and various drug intelligence sources, collecting key drug and trial data, conducting additional research and devising basic database search strategies for clients, and performing basic data analysis.

In this role:

Content Production

  • Support Research Analyst team in maintaining a real-time and accurate database
  • Collect and track day-to-day market driven events pertaining to drugs and companies in the biotech/pharma industry and enter the data into our internal content management system
  • Review, update, and add drug and company records based on publically available information, including but not limited to, company pipelines and press releases, clinical trial registries, medical literature/conferences and SEC filings
  • Review company earnings announcements to stay abreast of their activities and develop an understanding of their pipeline and disease focus
  • Monitor upcoming catalysts for updates on a daily, weekly, monthly basis
  • Contribute insightful analysis on upcoming catalysts to Quarterly Outlook reports
  • Acquire basic understanding of and competence in internal content management systems to master database functionality and all processes related to content creation and maintenance
  • Acquire a basic understanding and knowledge of drug development and regulatory processes and other key industry drivers such as deals and alliances, company financings and patents
  • Acquire basic Word, Excel and PDF skills to aid in Special Report formatting and publication

 Client Support

  • Provide clients with timely, coherent and accurate research support
  • Conduct primary/secondary research, assist with database search strategies and perform basic data analysis
  • Apply knowledge of the regulatory process, pharmaceutical drug development and clinical trials to provide highest quality data and support to clients

 Team Support

  • Actively participate in weekly team meetings
  • Learn roles and responsibilities of team and overall organizational structure of Sagient and the Business Intelligence (BI) Pharma/Healthcare vertical
  • Attend role-specific training workshops as requested
  • Support team during absences
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned

 What you'll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree (in Life Sciences, Economics or Finance a plus)
  • Some experience at a pharmaceutical/biotech company or consulting/research firm is preferred but not required.  Internship experience will be considered.
  • Familiarity with drug development process and associated pharmaceutical markets preferred, but not required
  • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong internet research skills
  • Ability to use sound logic to edit, manipulate and analyze different types of data
  • Good organizational, time management and priority setting skills, and the flexibility to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think critically, work independently and follow instructions
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team both in the office and off site
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills




This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.