Job Description: Shift Health, Analyst

Overview

Shift Health is a strategy consultancy devoted exclusively to healthcare and life sciences. We work globally with government, academia, industry, the not-for-profit sector and healthcare providers to amplify healthcare and research leadership, advance global health innovation and achieve eminence in healthcare markets worldwide.

Role

Shift Health is seeking an Analyst to join our dynamic team.

Our consultants are driven by passion to deliver scientific, health and economic impact by coupling scientific and clinical depth with business and management acumen. We look for courageous, curious, intellectually nimble professionals who are committed to asking tough questions, applying analytical rigour and generating insights that matter; self-motivated collaborators who are committed to results and driven to excel; and creative, cutting-edge thinkers with the aspiration to design, develop and deliver innovative solutions to advance human health and wellbeing.

As an Analyst, you will work closely with our experienced consulting team, rapidly building exposure to a wide range of project areas and quickly gaining increasing responsibility for engagement design and delivery. Shift Health’s Analysts are expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Gather, mine, and interpret research from diverse secondary sources
  • Conduct primary research, including designing consultation guides, identifying andengaging key informants, participating in consultations and documenting insights
  • Analyze and synthesize large data sets to generate insights and support the developmentof presentations and reports
  • Communicate results and recommendations to project teams and clients
  • Contribute to business development by working collaboratively on the development ofcompelling proposals and marketing materials

    Shift Health’s client base is geographically expansive; up to 5-10% of an Analyst’s time may be dedicated to domestic and international travel.

162 Cumberland Street, Suite 310, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 3N5 T +1.416.236.1054 F +1. 416.236.2801 www.shifthealth.com

Desired Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

  • You must have a research-based graduate degree in life sciences (PhD strongly preferred) from a top-tier Canadian or international institution
  • An MBA may be an advantage
  • In addition to a strong academic background, you must demonstrate distinguishingknowledge, leadership and/or skills honed through other relevant work or extracurricular experiences

    Minimum Qualifications and Competencies

  • A history of strong academic performance and deep knowledge of science, healthcare and/or the life sciences sector (where relevant, please indicate the number of peer- reviewed publications that you have, notable journals where your research has been published and major awards/funding that have supported your research)
  • Track record of professional growth and personal development
  • High level of problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of personal initiative as demonstrated through leadership experience inacademic, work or community settings
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to manage multipleprojects/priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • High degree of poise and professionalism
  • Ability to cope effectively and productively with ambiguity
  • Strong teamwork/collaboration skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft OfficeLocation – Toronto, ON

    Remuneration & Benefits

    Competitive salary is offered along with a bonus based on personal and corporate performance. Comprehensive, industry-leading benefits plan.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and résumé to [email protected] You cover letter should include an indication of how you learned about this employment opportunity (e.g. Shift Health website, Twitter, LinkedIn, university career services, career event, Shift Health employee, etc.).

Shift Health welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

The deadline for applications is September 19th, 2017.

About Shift Health

Shift Health is a strategy consultancy devoted exclusively to healthcare and life sciences. We work globally with government, academia, industry, the not-for-profit sector and healthcare providers to amplify healthcare and research leadership, advance global health innovation and achieve eminence in healthcare markets worldwide.

The measure of our success is evident in some of our proudest achievements: leveraging over $1 billion in public and private sector financing for our clients; working with most of the world’s ten largest biopharmaceutical companies; and driving more than 50 healthcare and innovation partnerships globally. Every member of the Shift Health team started as a health and life sciences researcher and possesses the unique ability to couple scientific and clinical depth with business and management acumen. Our expertise across the HealthSphere has shifted thinking about healthcare in more than 40 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Shift Health’s Work Environment

Shift Health cultivates a fast-paced, high-energy work environment that provides diverse experiences and opportunities. Our consultants are highly collaborative, working as members of high-performing teams on a variety of projects across sectors. In addition to the opportunity to work on a spectrum of exciting projects with clients who are world leaders in their fields, Shift Health is committed to fostering performance excellence through training, mentorship and professional growth.