PharmaVentures, a Life Sciences advisory firm based on the Oxford Business Park, is looking to appoint a Business Analyst to support its busy team with its transaction and advisory activities.


JOB TITLE:                           Business Analyst

PURPOSE OF JOB:             To assist in the research and analysis of pharmaceutical biotechnology, medtech and diagnostic companies, products and technologies.

SALARY:                              £30,000


To support the corporate advisory team in:

To support the corporate advisory team in:


·        The gathering and analysis of data and information for consultancy projects and M & A mandates including strategy, partnering, market research, financial modelling and company due diligence through the use of in-house databases, external publications, the internet and industry contacts.


·        With supervision to plan and execute primary and secondary research pertinent to accessing commercial activities within the pharmaceutical industry and to write analyst reports.


·        Identification and direct contacting of appropriate companies on behalf of clients.  Liaison with interested parties to exchange documentation, data and to set up meetings.


·        Gather, analyse and interpret data relating to therapies, technologies, companies and products and to prepare and write reports which will form elements of internal and client reports.


·        Contribute to drafting of project and marketing collaterals including teasers, information memoranda, internal and external presentations.


·        Pro-actively develop and propose ways of analytical modelling to address special client needs, support the consultancy delivery team and present specialised aspects of analysis.


·        Actively participate in developing industry thought leadership by contributing at least 4 articles per year to PharmaVentures’ website, term sheet and other publications.


·        Ensuring that all contact details and notes associated with them are entered and up-to-date in the company’s CRM.



·        Numerate, with strong analytical skills and an excellent eye for detail.


·        Computer literate: Good working knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint. Some knowledge of SharePoint would be beneficial. 


·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to analyse and present complex data.


·        Commercially aware with the ability to communicate with credibility in commercial environments.

 ·        Intelligent, adaptable team player able to multitask and prioritise a challenging workload.



·        Life science degree.

·        Further business qualifications desirable.

·        Language skills would be an advantage.

·       Some business experience would be an advantage.


PharmaVentures is a premier transaction advisory firm to the Healthcare and Life Science sector that includes Pharmaceutical, Biotech, medical device and diagnostics.  The firm is a world leader in partnering, M&A deals and strategic alliances.  Our unrivalled combination of specialist experience, deal analytics and network of contacts among innovators and large pharma makes us uniquely placed to support businesses in all aspects of deal making and strategic planning. 

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Our services cover:

·        M&A

·        Fund raising

·        Valuation (for licensing, acquisitions, divestments, and expert testimonies)

·        Licensing (in and out licencing)

·        Market entry

·        Strategy (commercialisation, deal strategy, due diligence)

·        Expert opinion (patent infringement, deal disagreements, taxation, determining damages)



Please download the application form from link and email it with your CV to


Deadline for applications: 21st December 2017