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Senior Analyst, Transational Sciences


Job Purpose:
The Senior Analyst at UPMC Enterprises Translational Science supports investments in spinout companies and external startups in the life sciences sector. Analysts use their background and experience to evaluate scientific projects and assess markets, industries, businesses, and products. They apply their skills to help prioritize and select portfolio companies and potential external investments and to support them from early-stage discovery through investment case and spin-out/investment.

• Independently oversees major aspects of projects with oversight from manager/director/VP
o Administrative support of internal investments (e.g. through financial planning, budget management, shared services coordination, competitive intelligence)
o Market analytics
o Business analytics
o Financial analysis (revenue forecast, budgeting, valuation)
• Routinely interacts with and manages internal and external stakeholders
• Owns critical internal translational science strategic or operational initiatives
• Evaluates scientific project proposals for research merit and commercial opportunity
• Conducts in-depth market, industry, company and business analyses
• Maintains project planning documents, prepares materials, and writes and distributes high level workflow documents
• Supports management in primary and secondary market research, including competitive analysis, etc.
• Builds relationships with principal investigators and other relevant internal and external stakeholders
• Continuously improves business intelligence to understand market forces, market size, addressable market, profit drivers, differentiators needed to create winning solutions
• Maps competitive landscape of products and players
• Supports development of other team members by coaching business development skills
• Performs all above in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned (including initiatives to improve internal work flows and best practices)
• Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies and behaviors
• Performs other duties as assigned


• B.S. degree required, life sciences field preferred
• MS or PhD preferred
• At least 3 years relevant professional experience or formal training in venture capital, business development, strategy, marketing or finance
• Familiarity with business issues, or the ability to quickly learn
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical abilities

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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Job ID: 126616114

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