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Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.
This is an opportunity to join the global country risk and industry research team at Fitch Solutions. The role will be to lead the Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare team and assuming overall responsibility for the remit and editorial direction of our analysis and forecasts for the sector.
The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the future growth and direction of the Pharmaceuticals service, providing vision and leadership for a team of Pharma and Healthcare analysts based in London and Singapore. This role reports into the Head of Pharma and Medical Devices Research. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Head of Industry Research as well as other analyst teams to actively promote our culture of Connected Thinking. In addition the role involves:
Setting the editorial and analytical direction of the day to day research output of the Pharma and Healthcare team
Providing analytical output and thought leadership within the Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare sectors
Challenging and questioning your team's forecasts and views to ensure accuracy and credibility, including rigorous content proofing
Being analytical lead for a small portfolio of key countries
Contributing to the daily and quarterly analysis produced by the team
Contributing to broader research team-wide projects and initiatives
Thinking creatively, with a keenness and ability to formulate, forward looking, high conviction views
Mentoring and actively working to progress and develop the analysts in the team
Create appropriate objectives for self and team and ensure these objectives are aligned with the overall vision of the company
Inspiring and encouraging members of the team to perform at high levels of excellence, leading by example
Management & Leadership
Coordinating research output and managing the daily research workflow of the Pharmaceuticals team
Facilitating communication with internal and external stakeholders, including building close relationships with key macroeconomic and political risk analysts, and analysts in related Industry teams
Influence strategic business decisions related to products or functional areas
Serve as a role model in understanding and supporting overall department objectives, policies and procedures
Identify talent and make effective hiring decisions
Being client facing, with the ability to represent the team and deliver views and forecasts in a concise and articulate manner during client engagements as well as at industry events. Be a brand ambassador for our research and company
Being commercially minded and understanding how research and data is used by our clients and forward-thinking in coming up with new ideas of how we could commercialise our content
The role is London based, but travel opportunities to meet clients and participate in global conferences exist.
Qualifications and experience:
Candidates must have a strong educational background including a degree and relevant experience of analytical work relating to the pharmaceuticals and/or healthcare sector. This experience may have been gained in a range of roles, such as working for another research firm, a consultancy, policy think tank, or a research/analytical role in industry.
Key skills and experience requirements include:
Prior relevant analyst experience required in life sciences, preferably pharmaceuticals or healthcare
Qualifications: MA/MSc/PhD in life sciences preferred; or, equivalent experience in pharmaceuticals and/or healthcare, commercial research and analysis
Extensive knowledge of Pharma or Healthcare market fundamentals, with specialisation in geographic regions or therapy area beneficial
Experience mentoring a team or a group of more junior analysts strongly desired
Ability to write clearly and to explain technical concepts in simple terms
Able to break down complex analysis and explain the reasoning in an easy to understand way
Capacity to work independently while also having a 'collegiate' approach
Ability to cope with time pressure and deadlines
Ability to organise others and hold them accountable for their work and deadlines
Commercially minded with an understanding of the business intelligence value proposition
Fluent spoken and written English
Strong public speaker
Ability to work with and analyse large data sets
Excellent and proactive communicator
Location: Canary Wharf, London
Closing Date: 06/12/2019
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
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