Xelay Acumen

San Mateo, California

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Associate (Full-Time), Consulting

About Xelay Acumen
Xelay Acumen, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is the premier strategy and management consulting firm serving biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and health care provider clients. Our engagements focus exclusively on high value-add for our clients’ most critically important issues and challenges.

At Xelay Acumen, Inc., our people are excited to help clients address their most pressing issues and challenges. We leverage the flexibility and expertise of our diverse network and organization and bring to bear an unparalleled combination of skill sets: strategic problem solving, rigorous analyses and methodologies, and clear and concise communications to bring about uniquely extraordinary results.

The Business Associate role is a full-time consulting position to support, advise on, and implement key strategic initiatives, support strategic analyses of clinical, medical, and market data within the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and health care provider industry, and collaborate with client and team members to accomplish project engagement goals and objectives. Other responsibilities include:

Problem Solving: Conduct structured problem solving to address critical business issues
Analytics: Perform complex data analyses in support of ongoing and ad-hoc projects
Communication: Create, refine, and present recommendations to senior management

Desired Qualifications
Degree: Graduate degree, PhD, MD, PharmD

Strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to conduct complex data analysis using analytical databases/tools, including Microsoft Excel (eg, pivot tables, LOOKUP, SUMIF, COUNTIF functions, etc)
Extensive experience with PowerPoint presentations in consulting or banking
Demonstrated ability to manipulate data, understand complexities, and generate reports/presentations and express implications of analysis
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Previous Experience:
Experience in consulting firm, market research firm, or financial analysis work
Experience with medical information in life science, biological science, pharmaceutical science, nursing, etc. strongly preferred

Strong desire and openness to learning and trying unconventional approaches
Ability to relocate to the SF-Bay area

Detailed Job Description

Xelay Acumen Business Associates are a diverse group of highly qualified people with a wide range of backgrounds, from life sciences to business to medicine. Offering challenging and management responsibilities, broad business exposure and unrivaled career prospects, Xelay Acumen’s Associate role provides an unparalleled opportunity to apply knowledge, business intuition, and analytical rigor to real-world challenges, building invaluable skills and experience along the way. Associate candidates are MBA students, advanced degree (MD, JD, PhD, PharmD) candidates, professionals with consulting experience, and current Xelay Acumen Senior Analysts. It's a great way to set yourself up for future success—at Xelay Acumen and beyond. Associates are the heart and soul of our organization. They leverage their extensive backgrounds and expertise coupled with the Xelay Acumen training in leadership, consulting, and management to develop powerful insights and drive results for our cli ents. We invest heavily in our Associates, and believe in the apprenticeship model of management consulting. Associates at Xelay Acumen tackle the most advanced and difficult problems our clients face, including understanding and shaping new markets, helping frame new business and medical treatment models, assessing specific competitors' performance, performing due diligence, and driving it all to bottom-line financial returns and value creation.

Problem Solving
Structure problem solving to address critical business issues
Manage individual and team member work streams
Develop programs, methodologies, and files for analyzing and presenting data

Perform complex data analyses in support of ongoing and ad-hoc projects
Research new data sources and analytical tools; contribute to new product development and improvement in product delivery and presentation
Use and support database applications and analytical tools: evaluate data quality, applications, and functions, produce output, maintain data assets
Perform in-depth pharmaceutical drug research, analysis and interpretation of pharmaceutical drug pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics
Create and manage data collection from web surveys

Create, refine, and present recommendations to senior management
Interpret and organize data results into executive summaries and professional consulting presentations
Be responsible for extensive medical writing, editing, source document review, and data extraction/verification, develop pharmaceutical medical content

Other Desired Skills & Experience:

Strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to conduct complex data analysis using analytical databases/tools like Microsoft Excel (e.g., pivot tables, LOOKUP, SUMIF, COUNTIF functions, etc.). Demonstrated ability to manipulate data, understand complexities, and generate reports/presentations
Experience with large amounts of data (big data) and data warehouses
Basic statistical skills, including sample size, confidence intervals, linear correlation, regression analysis etc. Understanding of SAS, SPSS or other statistical analysis package
Project management, market research, questionnaire design, and website development experiences are a plus
Demonstrated drive for quality, a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest level of data services and analyses
Experience creating and managing a website
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Deep/expert experience with PowerPoint presentations
Flexible & creative, with a collaborative work style. Ability to establish / maintain effective working relationships. High-energy, self-motivated, and organized
Consulting firm, market research firm, or financial analysis work strongly preferred
Experience with conducting web surveys
Strong project management skills desired, but not required

Time requirements: Full-Time
Interested parties should apply via https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XelayAcumenJobs
For more information, visit: www.xelayacumen.com or find us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Tarrytown, New York

Application Deadline: December 31, 2018

PharmD Biologics Training Program Associate

Contact: Erin Clark, regeneron@nc3.com, 401-642-1715

Job Description:
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

The PharmD Biologics Training Program (BTP) is an intensive, interdisciplinary program for graduating PharmD candidates. The objective for the BTP is to provide training by Regeneron subject matter experts and hands-on experience in a variety of global development roles. The BTP is for highly motivated individuals seeking to build a career in the bio-pharmaceutical industry with a foundation in Clinical Sciences, Clinical Operations and Regulatory Affairs outside of a traditional academic environment.

This unique program is the foundation for potential roles within Global Development. The program cultivates technical and non-technical skills through diverse cross functional experiences, ongoing mentorship, and targeted training. Each assignment in this two-year development program will expose candidates to critical issues and decision-making processes to gain broad experience across several clinical/scientific research areas. The selected program participants will acquire high level knowledge of the business and department operations, as well as gain hands-on work experience in a variety of areas.

The 2-year program consists of core and elective rotations the following areas:

Core Rotations

• Clinical Development (Clinical Sciences and Clinical Operations)

• Regulatory Affairs (Regulatory Affairs Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Labeling)

Elective Rotations (can include but not limited to)

• Medical Affairs

  • o Headquarters and field-based activitieso Medical Information
  • o Health Economics and Outcomes Research
  • o Medical Education

• Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management

• Clinical Pharmacology

  • o Pharmacokinetics
  • o Pharmacodynamics
  • o Modeling

• Clinical Project Management

• Data Management

• Regulatory Affairs

  • o Labeling
  • o CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls)
  • o Advertising and Promotion
  • o Submission Project Management


• 0-1-year maximum working experience after graduation (not including Internships/clinical rotations prior to receiving degree)

• Post-doctoral graduates from accredited College of Pharmacy programs

• High academic standing

  • o Minimum overall GPA of 3.25

• Strong / Excellent

  • o Analytical skills
  • o Written/verbal communication
  • o Organizational abilities

• Leadership and prior experience working on teams

• Some research experience (optional)

• Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis, and have permanent residence status

Applications Instructions:
• All applicants must also apply at the Regeneron Careers website by Nov. 27, 2018. Go to - www.regeneron.com, Select - “Careers”, Enter “14428BR” in the search box, to find the position posting.