Securities, Equities Trading, Pharma/Biotechnology Sector Specialist, Analyst/Associate/VP, New York

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 20 Oct 18

Securities, Equities Trading, Pharma/Biotechnology Sector Specialist, Analyst/Associate/VP, New York

Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

What We Do

The Sector Specialists group is a team of industry-focused desk analysts that sits within the Securities Division. The team is the go-to source of industry and stock-specific knowledge on the trading floor, working closely with key internal partners (trading, sales, GIR, etc) and external institutional clients (PM/Analysts, Trading desks).

Your Impact

The team is seeking an Analyst/Associate/VP focused on the Pharma/Biotechnology space to work closely with the current Healthcare Sector Specialist on the desk. You will follow the healthcare sector broadly, with a specific mandate to analyze Pharma and Biotech catalysts and clinical data, in addition to helping the team in all aspects of day to day operations. You can be expected to contribute ideas and perspectives on situations, and communicate them to clients.
You will be working closely with team members to:

  • Build strong industry knowledge in the pharma and biotechnology sectors
  • Analyze clinical events in the biopharma space (i.e. clinical readouts, drug approvals, etc.)
  • Produce actionable content for external distribution to institutional clients
  • Help develop and maintain framework to track and monitor catalyst calendar of relevant biopharma events
  • Partner with current Sector Specialist to help expand breadth of Healthcare Franchise in the Securities Division
  • Work closely with cash and volatility traders to help manage risk

Who We Look For

The Sector Specialist team is looking for an experienced candidate to conduct analyses on the pharma and biotechnology space, and leveraging deep clinical analysis and company-specific knowledge with external clients and internal trading/sales.

Experience in Research or Investment Banking is preferred with focus on fundamental single-stock analysis, financial statements analysis and deep understanding of biopharma clinical and regulatory catalysts.

Basic Qualifications:
  • PhD, MD, MS, or other advanced life sciences degree
  • Modeling and financial statement analysis background
  • Aptitude in client communication and investor marketing skills
  • Familiarity with different product areas (equities, derivatives, bonds, etc.)
  • Proven ability in developing client and industry relationships

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Network of biopharma clients and/or industry contacts
  • Prior experience analyzing clinical and regulatory data from the perspective of an investor

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