Scintillant and LinkPoint Resources specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the healthcare sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Healthcare Research Manager who will be to work closely with the Healthcare team in the Public Equity business unit in London to manage a portfolio of client relationships and service client’s learning needs. At the company, the main areas in which Research Managers are evaluated include Commercial Leadership and User Engagement, Content Leadership and Network Development, Compliance and Teamwork. Each aspect is critical to success at the company where overall performance encompasses excellence in each area.
Healthcare Research Manager’s Main Duties:
- Client relationships. Research Managers are accountable for their own 'book of business’ (the set of client relationships for which s/he is responsible), which will be a mix of Public Equity investment professionals across EMEA that invest in publicly-listed healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostic companies. This relationship development will stem from in-person client meetings, project execution and telephone interactions.
- Facilitating educational interactions between the company’s Council Members and our clients. The Research Manager is tasked with fulfilling time-sensitive research requests by analysing client requests, and building and qualifying primary populations of topic experts. Most client/expert interactions consist of telephone consultations, but the role also involves scoping out beyond-the-call engagements, including surveys, research travel programs, and in-depth engagements.
- Programming and hosting live meetings. The Research Manager is responsible for programming and hosting small group roundtables, virtual content (teleconferences and webcasts) and supporting our medical conference roundtable product offering. The Research Manager will develop significant content expertise across the healthcare industry and will be responsible for developing content with leading experts relevant to the Public Equity healthcare client segment.
- Enhancing the company Councils. Developing relationships with the company’s most respected senior executives and key opinion leaders (KOLs) in the healthcare and life sciences industry, as well as recruiting new experts into the Councils through research, networking, and direct outreach.
- Team-wide collaboration. The Research Manager is expected to work closely with our Sales and Business Development team and the wider Public Equity research team in London to drive growth.
Healthcare Research Manager’s Key Skills and Requirements:
- 3-5 years of work experiences in a client-facing or analyst role in relevant industries such as life sciences consulting, banking, business services, market research, financial services and medical communications
- Interest in the healthcare and life sciences industry as well as interest in financial markets, with a focus on Public Equity (funds that invest in publicly-listed corporations)
- Demonstrated performance and business judgment, in some or all of the following areas: negotiation, research, networking with high-end professionals, business development, corporate development, product development and/or product management.
- Excellent communication skills and fluent in English
- Ability to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise activities effectively, while ensuring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Demonstrated client service and relationship management skills
- Outstanding communication skills, oral, written and presentation abilities, and willingness to conduct telephone outreach to senior experts
- Successful track record working in complex multi-task oriented team environments
- Demonstrated commitment, judgement, emotional maturity, and intensity, ideally in a fast-paced, multi-task-oriented environment
Healthcare Research Manager’s Education/Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or above in a medical or life sciences subject from a top-tier university
- A postdoctoral qualification (PhD) is desirable but not essential