Hanson Wade

Head of Research, Pharma Intelligence

2 weeks ago
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Are you passionate about research in the life sciences?

If so, and you want to lead a team of data researchers and analysts working for one of Britain’s fastest growing knowledge providers . . . look no further.

Beacon is a data, intelligence and analysis software-as-a-service platform which is used by drug development scientists and strategists working in the global pharmaceutical industry.

The service is curated by a team of enthusiastic analysts and researchers who collect and clarify clinical and preclinical data from a huge range of sources so that drug development professionals can make better decisions, faster.


As Head of Research you will be excited by the prospect of ensuring Beacon’s data and intelligence is accurate, comprehensive and useful. You’ll be passionate about speaking to our clients to find out more about how our service can help them now and how we can develop our data, intelligence and product to solve unmet needs in the future.


The Head of Research will be interested in developing and using management information to continually improve and refine our processes. They will also be a champion motivator, with a make-it-happen attitude who would relish working in an entrepreneurial environment.  


The ideal candidate will have, at least, a Masters degree in a scientific or technical discipline; preferably life sciences. It is highly likely that the candidate with have a background in business or scientific intelligence. And whilst the candidate may not have lead a team of researchers before, it is highly likely that you will have worked in a team of researchers and have ideas about what makes a team more than the sum of its parts.


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