Research Analyst – New Business

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Updated: March 2, 2020
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 8349

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This opportunity is with the Syneos Health Communications Growth Engine, a centralized team focused on optimizing new business excellence across the advertising, PR and medical communications agencies. A Research Analyst within the Growth Engine team reports directly to the VP, Growth Engine and works closely with Syneos Health advertising, PR and medical communications agency teams, as well as the Communications Business Development team to provide market intelligence and analytics in support of new business opportunities and market development.

A Research Analyst will be able to develop and curate secondary research including but not limited to disease state 101s, traditional and social media audits, company audits and competitor analyses. In addition, this position will be able to summarize the data and include high level insights designed to drive discussion and plan for additional customized, primary research. The Research Analyst will also be able to mine databases and publicly available sources to identify market trends and background information critical to developing growth plans.


  • Interpret opportunity briefs and client requests for proposals (RFPs) to support teams in determining research approach and continually develop a library of information sources to identify, retrieve and filter information
  • Conduct and compile secondary research based on opportunity response objectives
  • Deliver information in various formats that address specific needs
  • Be able to work independently to develop research analyses and summaries for new business proposals on tight timelines

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a similar capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, market research, marketing, communications or relevant coursework
  • General understanding of and interest in biopharmaceuticals
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to engage with staff at levels above/below and laterally within the organization
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management ability
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines and execute timely deliverables
  • Experience conducting research in the healthcare field preferred

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)

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