Analyst/ Consultants - Life sciences

  • Gurgaon
  • Confidential
  • 3-6 years
  • 27 Jul 2015

  • Consulting

  • Pharmaceuticals/ Life Sciences/ Clinical Research, Management Consulting
Job Description

Job Summary: 

This role entails monitoring and predicting trends and key issues in the global Life sciences and converting the 

knowledge into impaction research and analysis deliverable (market insights and account insights) that create 

potential business opportunities for Innoplexus. The individual will be required to support Innoplexus account 

teams in response to specific requests. Other responsibilities include overseeing project delivery including peer 

review and building relationships with key stakeholder groups. 

Essential Functions of the Job: 

Research and analysis:

Predictive analysis: Un-packs events into key drivers and causes to develop multiple hypotheses,

investigates alternatives and recommend solutions. Draw together information from primary and secondary

sources to prove or disprove hypotheses.

Leveraging relevant information sources: Use analytical tools and techniques, specifically those relevant to

the domain community, and deftly uses them to address analytical issues. Demonstrate expertise in

information sources relevant to the domain.

Linking Innoplexus service offerings: Understand and link Innoplexus solutions to current and expected

trends and issues in the domain and the assigned accounts (if applicable), and thereby identify business

opportunities for the firm.

Sharing best practices: Develop best practices around sector and account analysis, and share them with

peers and colleagues

Elicitation: Collect and analyse information from internal and external subject matter experts through various

techniques --- face-to-face interviews, telephonic interviews, electronic surveys, etc.

Project management:

Planning and execution: Develops project plans and manages projects, including objectives, timelines,

milestones, priorities, team member responsibilities and work products.

Monitoring: Monitors progress and regularly updates stakeholders on potential overruns and changes; re-

negotiates timelines, scopes changes and budgets if necessary.

Collaborating: Develops project work products collaboratively with team members that focus on measurable

business impact

People management:

Peer review: Review colleagues' deliverable and advise on research, synthesis and key findings

Training: Participate in the training and development of colleagues to develop their understanding of the


Stakeholder management:

Innoplexus network: Build and maintain relationships largely through virtual interactions (using telephone,

video conference, and other electronic communication tools) with global stakeholders and/or India

practitioner(s) (including Partners, directors, and senior managers).

Industry network: Maintain regular contact with subject matter specialists, both within and outside of


Training platforms: Conduct presentations, training, and workshops on key business issues/developments at

the sector and account levels

Desired Skills and Experience


Work experience:

3-5 years in corporate environment

Detailed knowledge and proven track record in the relevant domain - Life sciences

Understanding of the domain at global level preferably will be a strong advantage

Knowledge and experience within a professional services environment an advantage


Excellent spoken and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills

Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including financial analysis skills

Good project and time management skills with the ability to complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Expert in information sources relevant to the domain

Advanced skills in Microsoft Office


Passionate about research and analysis, and its practical application in the corporate environment

Good executive presence and proven ability to build strong working relationships with senior global

stakeholders of Innoplexus, using primarily virtual communication methods

Excellent team player; comfortable working in a virtual environment; ability to peer review work and mentor


Ability to work under pressure with limited supervision, and produce timely deliverable in a fast-paced


Self-motivated, with strong work ethic and initiative; proactive in identifying issues and opportunities and

delivering insightful solutions

Holds high level of attention to detail

Other Requirements:

May require occasional travel

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