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Senior Research Analyst - 12 month Maternity Cover


Immunocore is a leading T Cell Receptor (TCR) biotechnology company focused on delivering first-in-class biological therapies that have the potential to transform the lives of people with serious diseases.

We’re on a mission to transform the lives of people with some of the world’s most challenging diseases. Using our soluble TCR platform and ImmTAC® molecules, we have potential to deliver life changing medicine that can target and destroy cancer. This is your opportunity to join us as a Senior Research Analyst and be part of the next phase of our journey, working on a ground-breaking oncology drug that has potential to have a real impact on patients.

The main purpose of this role is to provide research support across all of the teams work streams and deliver up to date competitive intelligence (CI), news analysis for platform competition and key indications. This is a key role in a small team that is highly visible and has broad scope.



As part of the team’s competitive intelligence (CI) function, be the company’s point of reference for CI in certain indications, establish processes to maintain an updated view of the competitive landscape and identify implications for Immunocore

  • Undertake and maintain detailed analysis of key competitors (companies / products)
  • Track status of clinical pipeline and ongoing trials in these indications
  • Update and refine competitor profile summaries, scorecards and SWOT analyses
  • Anticipate and proactively flag key new developments in the competitive environment and drive work on their implications
  • Prepare and circulate updated competitor landscapes to key stakeholders

Deliver market / commercial analysis to support strategic decision making by program teams and inform portfolio prioritisation

  • Prepare comprehensive clinical data dashboards that underpin the development of TPPs
  • Develop detailed tumour landscapes to direct clinical strategies for our programs
  • Scan the oncology horizon broadly to identify key emerging therapies
  • Maintain summaries / dashboards of direct competitors for our lead programs

Manage team’s information strategy and news flow and lead conference CI tracking

  • Develop and implement systems to track news and publications for key insights
  • Review, prioritise and analyse data from major conferences (e.g. ASCO, ESMO, SITC, AACR)
  • Prepare weekly news update for senior leadership team


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Experience performing detailed competitor analysis in the biopharma industry, including knowledge of key data sources
  • Experience of analysing and structuring data from a wide range of sources into a clear narrative and distilling key issues
  • Keen understanding of the pharma / biotech industry (clinical and commercial)
  • Category knowledge in oncology (preferably IO) and understanding of its future direction
  • Highly familiar with technical materials (e.g. scientific publications and clinical manuscripts)
  • Strong written communication skills – ability to communicate complex issues succinctly
  • Well-developed project management abilities



Education & qualifications

  • Degree in life sciences (or equivalent experience)
  • Biotech / pharma sector experience via industry or consultancy roles
  • Professional experience in market and/or competitor insight roles
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