Senior Analyst, Corporate Development

Hiring Manager: Associate Director, Business Development
Date Opened: February 2019

Position Summary:

The Senior Analyst, Corporate Development plays a critical role in the business development and strategic product planning teams, providing important insights on potential acquisitions and clinical development strategies across a diverse range of therapeutic categories.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support both business development projects and ongoing internal programs with assessments of commercial potential, market landscapes, and competitive dynamics

  • Lead competitive intelligence efforts from both secondary and primary sources for existing programs and potential acquisitions

  • Build detailed market understanding in therapeutic areas of interest, modify as new information becomes available, and communicate to senior management

  • Interact with internal program development teams and provide important commercial inputs for decision- making

  • Take ownership of quarterly commercial updates to the C-suite and Board

  • As programs progress, take on responsibilities involved with out-licensing efforts (e.g., building communication materials, identifying potential targets, assisting with outreach strategies, etc.)


  • BA/BS in business and/or science required; an advanced degree is a plus

  • 2-3 years of experience as an analyst at a consulting firm or investment bank, specializing in health care or life sciences, or within a commercial/BD group at a biotech or pharmaceutical company

  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, and market research skills (primary & secondary)

  • Team player who can handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a constantly evolving environment; has excellent time-management skills and a proven track record of delivering projects on time

  • Ability to learn quickly and a willingness to ‘wear different hats’ as the company evolves

  • Resourceful, proactive, and independent: able to function at a high level with intermittent direction/supervision

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; good candidates will be motivated and solutions- oriented

  • Good ‘business sense’ and communications skills: can recognize events which may impact our programs and communicate their implications to non-business-oriented team members

  • Ability to foster good working relationships among a large group of cross-functional team members (senior leadership, diligence, clinical development, financial planning)