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Senior Medical Affairs Analyst – Job #1002  

FUNCTION: Medical Affairs

LOCATION: Redwood City, CA

Position Summary:

The Medical Affairs (MA) Analyst will be responsible for designing and delivering advanced quantitative data analyses to support the various aspects of clinical development, as well as the development and progression of the Medical Affairs narrative. The MA Analyst will:

  • Work with internal partners to understand and address critical issues
  • Perform complex data analyses in support of both ongoing and ad-hoc projects
  • Support process of evidence generation
  • Conduct analyses to support scientific and medical publications
  • Develop presentation material to succinctly and effectively communicate the output of these analyses

This role requires advanced technical skills, experience working with clinical datasets (EMR, clinical trial data, data cleaning and building analysis models of open-label study data, etc) and demonstrated ability to derive actionable insights from quantitative data analyses.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Accountable for post-hoc clinical data analysis, application of statistical methods for data analysis, and any supporting technologies
  • Partner with Clinical and Medical Affairs teams to spearhead end-to-end data releases and plan for analysis of data
  • Ensure consistency of analytic techniques and delivery against data review requirements
  • Develop framework for post-hoc analyses in order to streamline delivery of data to internal stakeholders
  • Interpretation of data and understanding of implications in order to generate insights and answer a variety of business questions
  • Apply strong technical/analytical expertise to manipulate data, understand complexities, and generate reports/presentations, including use of analytical databases/tools like Microsoft Excel
  • Facilitate data communications and prioritize areas of further analysis
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with strong attention to quality control
  • Requires occasional travel

Qualifications & Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, bioinformatics, computer science, engineering, math, business, or life sciences or equivalent field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, data analytics or similar roles in biotech / pharma / finance / consulting
  • Proven strategic and analytical background, and the ability to simplify complex insights and findings to business partners through compelling communication and presentation skills
  • Extensive experience with PowerPoint presentations in consulting or banking. Experience creating data slides with embedded PPT data charts is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manipulate data, understand complexities, and generate reports/presentations and express implications of analysis
  • Expertise in Excel is required to conduct complex data analysis (eg, pivot tables, LOOKUP, SUMIP, COUNTIF functions, etc.). Experience with advanced database manipulation tools and/or statistical programs (GraphPAD, SAS, R, etc.) is preferred
  • Demonstration of successful execution in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Team player with strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills

 

Interested applicants please send resume to: Careers@allakos.com and reference job #1002


Allakos is an equal opportunity employer. Allakos will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.