Director - Investment Analysis & Research

Location
Toronto
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2014
Closes
02 Jun 2014
Position/Level
Director, Senior Manager
Responsibilities
Administration, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Sector
NHS
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

About the company

Our client is a Private Equity firm focused on the Healthcare industry. They are hiring a Director in their research team to support the growth of their funds.

Job description

The successful candidate will add value to the firm by conducting due diligence for potential investment opportunities and by making strategic recommendations to the larger management group and other key stakeholders.

Specific responsibilities include:

Conducting assessments of the commercial and technical attractiveness of potential investment opportunities.
Preparing clinical profiles of products of interest, as well as the current and future competitors for these products.
Generating regional and global patient based forecasting models of pharmaceutical, device and diagnostic products using a variety of Excel based approaches and software tools.
Attending meetings and congresses relevant to ongoing opportunity assessments.
Communicating and reviewing key aspects of research and forecasts/valuations with the key stakeholders of the firm.
Coordinating across departmental lines to assure timely completion of forecasts/valuations and investment documents.
Contributing to opportunity specific as well as general research and strategy discussions.

Who we are looking for

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates will hold an undergraduate degree in the Life Sciences or will hold comparable work experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and/or other healthcare related industry. An MBA, MSc and/or PhD would be considered an asset. 
  • A sound understanding of the healthcare industry both from a commercial and from a scientific perspective.
  • Forecasting and financial modelling experience gained through a role in the pharmaceutical industry or through a role in the banking industry.

What's on offer

A competitive base salary and bonus structure.