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Senior Healthcare Industry Analyst, Manchester

Requisition ID:  46191
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research

Manchester, GB

Date Posted:  Nov 17, 2023

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

Senior Healthcare Industry Analyst


Fitch Solutions’ BMI Healthcare Industry division requires a Senior Healthcare Industry Analyst based out of our Manchester office. The role is a hybrid one which requires attendance a minimum of two days a week at our Manchester city centre office.


What We Offer:

  • This role is an excellent development opportunity as it involves collaborative work internally across multiple geographic locations and teams, as well as involvement in client engagements.    
  • The BMI Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare & Medical Devices Analyst hub has high visibility and you will be responsible for informing senior decision makers in financial institutions, consultancies, government agencies and multinational corporations.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to thought leadership in the healthcare space.
  • The role is part of a collaborative team of analysts, who have deep expertise in their areas of coverage.


We’ll Count on You To:

  • As a Senior Healthcare Industry Analyst, you will be responsible for researching, generating and sharing views and forecasts which contribute healthcare thought leadership in a wide variety of healthcare sub-sectors, including medical devices and pharmaceutical therapy areas.
  • Assume leadership responsibilities within your team, helping to shape the views on your team and acting in a mentoring capacity to help guide and manage teammates.
  • Research, generate and update views on geographic markets and regions, and therapy areas, presenting your views in a range of formats from written analysis to 10-year data forecasts and presentations.
  • Constructively challenge and debate your colleagues’ views and have your views challenged and debated.
  • Use your knowledge of macroeconomics, political risk and wider sector risk to support and strengthen your healthcare views.    
  • Lead by example in terms of Fitch Solutions' working culture; demonstrate proactivity, enthusiasm, professionalism, strong communication and excellent analytical standards; lead the way in terms of showing respect for colleagues and building strong working relationships.


What You Need to Have:

  • Prior relevant research and analytical experience required in life sciences, preferably pharmaceuticals or healthcare, which will enable you to demonstrate extensive knowledge of healthcare market fundamentals.
  • Qualifications: Degree or post graduate level qualification in life sciences.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of / passion for economics and / or politics and their impact on the healthcare industry.   
  • An excellent standard of written English as well as excellent verbal communication and numeracy.
  • Experienced presenter / public speaker who can generate precise views and is capable of adjusting for a range of audiences.


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Capacity to work independently while also having a ‘collegiate’ approach.
  • Skills to cope with time pressure and deadlines.
  • Ability to organise others and hold them accountable for their work and deadlines.
  • Commercially minded with an understanding of the business intelligence value proposition.


Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.





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