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Date Added: Wed 09/06/2021

Business Development Analyst

Oakwood Village, OH, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

This position is an excellent entry-level opportunity for someone interested in working for a technology-based pharmaceutical company. The analyst's professional capabilities will be enhanced with the mastery of several critical skills and experiences which will enable growth within the company. We are seeking candidates with a bachelor's degree in business (finance, management, or marketing major preferred).


This position reports to and will work closely with the Senior Analyst, Business Development, and will collaborate extensively with top executives in the company.


Attributes required for the position:

  • A keen interest in learning
  • An interest in working with quantitative data and financial analyses
  • A high degree of initiative, including seeking out new assignments and assuming additional responsibilities; and taking personal responsibility for learning new skills as much as possible
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Focus on accomplishing tasks on time and helping the team achieve goals (not concerned about the clock)
  • Willingness to be held accountable for meeting deadlines, following up, and communicating regularly on tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once


Description of work to be performed by the Analyst:

  • Collaborate with Research and Development group in creation and maintenance of project plans
  • Project management - support heads of Research and Development, Quality, and Manufacturing with tracking of on-going projects
  • Create and maintain analyses (using Microsoft Excel) as part of the company's overall resource planning and budgeting process
  • Arrange meetings with partners
  • Business development - support Business team with new opportunities
  • Research companies and prepare lists of prospective partners
  • Prepare and update contact databases on prospective partners
  • Research and prepare descriptive reports on prospective partners
  • Assist in various digital marketing efforts:
  • Collaborate within Business team to improve company search position through optimization of Google AdWords and SEO campaigns
  • Collaborate within Business team to create content for the company website and LinkedIn page
  • Collaborate with personnel in the Research and Development group to assist in preparation of proposals for partners:
  • Prepare technical presentations in PowerPoint
  • Prepare project plans
  • Prepare financial analyses in Excel
  • Assist in review and negotiation of legal agreements with partners
  • Arrange meetings with prospective partners


Skills to be developed at Oakwood:

  • High degree of proficiency in using the PC, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to research a myriad of topics with little or no supervision or guidance
  • Excellent organization skills including tracking projects and communicating and collaborating with colleagues on status
  • Excellent networking ability within the company to develop relationships to gather information and obtain assistance on projects
  • Ability to determine when a job could have been done better, and proficiency and confidence to implement changes to improve results in the future
  • Excellent time management skills


Oakwood Laboratories is a privately owned specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the design, development, and commercial manufacture of sterile injectable sustained release pharmaceuticals. This unique class of products delivers therapeutic levels of drug to patients over days, weeks, months or even years with a single intramuscular or subcutaneous injection. Products of this class have extremely high commercial potential.

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