Junior Research Analyst - Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products

  • Shanghai

Who You'll Work With

You’ll work in our Shanghai office as part of our regional China Research & Analytics team. This team is closely affiliated with our Asia Pacific Healthcare Systems and Services practice, and with the broader global Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products knowledge team. 
McKinsey China Knowledge Center (CKC) is the research arm of McKinsey's Greater China office and part of McKinsey's global Knowledge Network.

What You'll Do

You will provide research support to consulting teams worldwide looking at the China, Asia and global markets.
In this role, you will articulate, scope and prioritize research needs as well as identify and gather relevant company, industry and economic information using a broad spectrum of appropriate sources. You will conduct interviews with industry experts and share insights. You will provide synthesis, insights and practical implications within tight deadlines, via end products in the form of single exhibits, written summaries, basic fact packs and spreadsheets.
You will serve as a thought partner, leveraging internal and external networks to engage in team problem solving, share evolving business trends and best practices. Lastly, you will contribute to knowledge creation initiatives and continue to build knowledge of the industry as well as identify, review and maintain information sources and databases.


  • Bachelor's and/or master's degree in bio-pharmaceutical, bio-engineering, medicine, public health or related fields from top universities preferred 
  • 1+ years of work experience in related industries is a plus
  • Solid understanding of economic, financial and general business concepts and terminology
  • Experience in conducting business or academic research
  • Comprehensive computer skills including database searching, word processing, spreadsheet analysis and online research; proficiency in PowerPoint
  • Good people skills and team orientation 
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Mandarin (both oral and written)
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Job Skill Group - N/A
Job Skill Code - JCIA - Junior Capabilities and Insights Analyst
Function - Strategy & Corporate Finance
Industry - Life Sciences
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