Analyst - Advisory Services

Location: Cambridge, MA

Main Responsibilities:

  • Problem solving and analysis

    • Contribute to analysis by using consulting tools like Issue trees, SIPOC

    • Distinguish between ‘critical’ and ‘interesting’ data in problem solving

    • Design and build Excel/ quantitative models and interviews/ surveys

    • Demonstrate determination and apply creativity in identifying and analysing data

  • Communications

    • Create clear, concise written and oral communications

    • Present qualitative/ quantitative information effectively

    • Contribute to discussion/debate by proactively and openly communicating suggestions/ concerns/ challenges

  • Project delivery

    • Provide input to project plan development

    • Manage own workload to ensure delivery to agreed milestones

    • Proactively identify risks to project delivery related to own workload and raise them with associated resolution actions to Project Manager

    • Provide support to team members in execution of their project responsibilities

    • Demonstrate commitment - work hard, be diligent, and follow through

    • Articulate the value of the project to the client clearly

  • Domain knowledge

    • Build knowledge of industry /functional terminology

    • Describe a typical pharma company’s functional areas, how they interact, and how they contribute value to the business

    • Describe the key pharmaceutical industry drivers and trends

    • Describe the top global pharma companies and key products

    • Build knowledge of a client’s business strategy (product offerings, target market segments, positioning/value proposition, etc.) and market forces (suppliers, customers, competitors, regulatory environment, etc.)

    • Describe the flow of an asset through the value chain

  • Client relationship management and business development

    • Build rapport/ relationships with client colleagues

    • Actively strengthen and build personal networks

    • Develop white papers in support of Kinapse strategy

    • Participate in the development of proposals

    • Is able to clearly articulate Kinapse’s vision, mission and core values.

About you:

  • A minimum of a BA/BS preferably in scientific, technical or medical field

  • Basic knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry experience either through working in the industry or from previous consulting experience.

Core Competencies:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong MS Word/ PowerPoint/ Excel knowledge

  • Excellent analytical capabilities and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates determination and applies creativity in identifying and analysing data

  • Ability to manage time by planning and prioritising deliverables

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, pro-activity and commitment to professional service

  • Analytical capabilities, proficiency and comfort with the analysis of complex scientific / clinical data

  • Commitment to highest quality outputs and attention to detail

  • Ability to be work effectively in a team, but also self-motivated and able to work independently.

What we can offer you:

Kinapse can offer you a rewarding and challenging career working with smart, ambitious, yet humble professionals. We pride ourselves on having a non-hierarchical and friendly office culture where people are prepared to go the extra mile to help one another.  A competitive salary with a range of benefits including 401K.

To apply, please email your CV to

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