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Current Opportunities

Back Bay Life Science Advisors is looking for an experienced investment banking associate/analyst with 1-2 years of work experience to support our strategic and financial advisory practices.

POSITION – M&A Analyst/Associate

Location: Boston, MA
Compensation: Base salary plus bonus
Start Date: Immediate

Who we are

Back Bay is a life sciences-focused strategic and financial advisory firm providing strategic consulting, business development and strategic transaction advisory services to an international clientele of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies.

The firm’s strategic advisory practice focuses structuring, negotiating and executing mergers & acquisitions, partnership and other corporate transactions. Securities-related services are provided through our wholly-owned broker/dealer subsidiary.

Role within Back Bay

We are looking to add an Analyst/Associate level professional to our transaction advisory team. This person will be a member of a growing M&A advisory practice, and will be involved in conducting and coordinating primary research, financial modeling and valuation analytics, creating internal and external descriptive materials, building detailed target lists, interacting with prospective clients and transactional counterparties, assisting the group’s new business efforts, and general support of all aspects of transactional client projects. The candidate must be able to work independently and also as part of a team across our strategic and financial advisory client teams groups.

While supporting the development of all team members, we recognize that each individual brings a unique set of skills to the firm, and increases in responsibility are given rapidly based on demonstrated ability.

Candidate qualifications:

  • 1-2 years relevant experience is required – e.g. investment banking, business development, or strategy/management consulting
  • Prior experience in or knowledge of the life sciences field strongly preferred
  • Highly motivated with excellent analytical and oral/written communication skills  Understanding of key concepts underlying commercial forecasting, corporate finance and transactional analysis
  • Candidates should possess the ability to function efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Must qualify for FINRA Series 79 and 63 licenses shortly after start date
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Why join Back Bay

We offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and continued opportunities for career advancement.  As a growing and entrepreneurial firm we believe in direct contact with senior members of the team at all stages of development.

To Apply

Forward your CV and a cover letter to us for consideration. Please address correspondence to vkofitsas@bblsa.com with reference – Back Bay M&A Analyst/Associate. No phone calls please.

Back Bay is looking for bright, curious, and ambitious Analysts who will bring their deep knowledge and experience to supporting life science companies’ strategic decision-making.

ROLE – ANALYST

Who we are

Back Bay is a diverse life science advisory company that provides strategic consulting, commercial and R&D support, and business development planning and execution services to an international clientele of emerging and large pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies.

Why we hire smart people

At Back Bay, we are committed to delivering actionable recommendations to clients based fundamentally on rigorous scientific, clinical and commercial analyses and critical thinking.  As a result, we actively recruit candidates with prior consulting or relevant industry experience.

Back Bay offers a supportive environment for Analysts to continue to utilize their deep knowledge and prior experience.  We value your potential and believe a broad exposure to the strategic, commercial, and business development activities of the full range of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies will facilitate your continued professional growth and development.

We are looking for Analysts who want to continue to develop their career in the life sciences and have the skills necessary to succeed including:

  • Problem solving – the ability to construct hypotheses, generate and analyze data, and draw meaningful conclusions
  • Intellectual curiosity – going beyond the obvious to identify connections and trends
  • Life sciences expertise – ability to review the scientific/clinical literature and carry out in-depth discussions with academic or industry opinion leaders
  • Quick study – ability to learn rapidly and assimilate knowledge
  • Communication – experience in transmitting complex ideas in written and oral form

Role within Back Bay

We are looking for Analysts to join our team.  As part of a project team, Analysts gather data from a range of sources, conduct interviews and analyze data required to address the issues across all aspects of each project.  Analysts also play an essential role in preparation of client reports and client interactions.

While supporting the learning of all team members with our development program, we recognize that each individual brings a unique set of skills to the role and responsibility is given rapidly based on ability and experience.

Candidate qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in life sciences, finance coursework a plus
  • Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • 1-2 years relevant prior experience in consulting, industry or similar role considered a plus
  • Candidates should possess the ability to function efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Why join Back Bay

We offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and continued opportunities for career advancement.  As a growing and entrepreneurial firm we believe in direct contact with senior members of the team at all stages of development.

To Apply

Forward your CV and a cover letter to us for consideration.  Please address correspondence to info@bblsa.com with reference – Back Bay Analyst Role

Back Bay is looking for bright, curious, and ambitious Consultants who will bring their deep knowledge and experience to supporting life science companies’ strategic decision-making.

ROLE – CONSULTANT

Who we are

Back Bay is a diverse life science advisory company that provides strategic consulting, commercial and R&D support, and business development planning and execution services to an international clientele of emerging and large pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies.

Why we hire smart people

At Back Bay, we are committed to delivering actionable recommendations to clients based fundamentally on rigorous scientific, clinical and commercial analyses and critical thinking.  As a result, we actively recruit candidates with prior consulting or relevant industry experience.

Back Bay offers a supportive environment for Consultants to continue to utilize their deep knowledge and prior experience.  We value your potential and believe a broad exposure to the strategic, commercial, and business development activities of the full range of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies will facilitate your continued professional growth and development.

We are looking for Consultants who want to continue to develop their career in the life sciences and have the skills necessary to succeed including:

  • Problem solving – the ability to construct hypotheses, generate and analyze data, and draw meaningful conclusions
  • Intellectual curiosity – going beyond the obvious to identify connections and trends
  • Therapeutic area expertise – ability to carry on “peer-to-peer” discussions with academic or industry opinion leaders
  • Quick study – ability to learn rapidly and assimilate knowledge
  • Communication – experience in transmitting complex ideas in written and oral form

Role within Back Bay

We are looking for Consultants to join our team.  As part of a project team, Consultants conduct interviews, review secondary research, and analyze data required to address the issues across all aspects of each project.  Consultants also play an essential role in project management and preparation of client reports, and eventually transition into a leadership position where they are responsible for their own projects.

While supporting the learning of all team members with our development program, we recognize that each individual brings a unique set of skills to the role and responsibility is given rapidly based on ability and experience.

Candidate qualifications:

  • PhD, MBA, and/or 1-2 years relevant prior consulting or industry (e.g., business development, new product planning, strategic marketing, etc.) experience is required
  • Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Candidates should possess the ability to function efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Why join Back Bay

We offer a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and continued opportunities for career advancement.  As a growing and entrepreneurial firm we believe in direct contact with senior members of the team at all stages of development.

To Apply

Forward your CV and a cover letter to us for consideration.  Please address correspondence to info@bblsa.com with reference – Back Bay Consultant Role