Associate Consultant

Cambridge Healthcare Research (CHR) are currently seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual to join our fast growing consulting team.

At CHR we partner with some of the world’s biggest biopharmaceutical companies, supporting their commercial and strategic decision making.

We employ rigorous primary and secondary research to ensure we are able to provide our clients with well researched and well-informed deliverables. We strive to create excellent quality through accountability, passion, and dependability.

Our diverse team is based across three continents, Europe, North America, and Asia; with our head office in Cambridge (UK). Our global team is diverse, collaborative, and from a variety of backgrounds; with over twenty languages spoken within CHR.

What it takes to be part of CHR:

PhD/ Post Doc in Life sciences, or a relevant field. Exceptional candidates with other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Strong interest in the pharmaceutical industry and the development and commercialisation of a pharmaceutical product

Demonstrable understanding and experience of a commercial/ business environment. We will also consider unpaid work including commercial interaction with societies at university

Strong research and analysis skills, ability to conceptualise analysis into processes and frameworks

Initiative to work independently and take ownership for results

Excellent IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Curiosity and desire to learn

Proven leadership within business or a university society

Strong communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and succinctly both verbally and in writing

Foreign languages desired, though not essential

Continually develop and enhance your understanding of the sector, commercial, industry, and regulatory dynamics as well as different disease states

Proactively support the partners with business development activities and the generation of project proposals

Participate in client meetings and presentations throughout the research and delivery phase of a project, including potential travel to client sites to support the delivery of project presentations

Primary research - speaking with prescribers, KOLs, patient advocacy groups, company sources and financial analysts, over the phone and at conferences

Produce robust qualitative and quantitative research findings, with a range of tools and techniques, to generate insights and develop client recommendations

Once at CHR you will:

As an associate at CHR, you will be able to work at the same level of excellence, creating quality work amongst a team of like-minded and brilliant team members.

From day one you will be working directly with our clients, learning from talented consultant teams and have ownership of your project deliverables.

The work is diverse, and day to day activities include:

-Market scoping and analysis
-Primary and secondary research
-Preparation of client deliverables
-Managing relationships with our clients

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to progress their career rapidly at CHR, with direct access to the partners of the business and by gaining experience across a broad range of therapeutic areas.

You will be directly exposed to key commercial and strategic problems faced by our top pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

What to expect of the role:

-Conduct thorough primary and secondary research
-Produce robust analysis of qualitative and quantitative research findings
-Attend international medical conferences
-Travel to client sites to support the delivery of project presentations
-Assist in the running of workshops with key pharmaceutical clients

CHR provides a competitive salary and benefits package; including annual bonus, private health and life insurance, contributory pension scheme, personal development allowance, cycle to work scheme, and gym membership.

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