Market Research Analyst - Toronto, ON | Decision Resources Group | | 29/11/16
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Market Research Analyst Full-Time

Location: Toronto, ON
Company Name: Decision Resources Group ()
Category: Marketing / Strategy


Market Research Analysts produce comprehensive market research reports and conduct custom consulting projects. Analysts gather, interpret and synthesize data on market conditions, business opportunities and global trends in medical and healthcare industries. Talented analysts will experience numerous exciting opportunities during their tenure at MRG including:

  • Researching growing and dynamic medical markets across the globe
  • Speaking with leading medical specialists
  • Presenting findings to company executives/ investors
  • Managing critical MRG clients
  • Traveling to medical conferences
  • Taking on leadership and management responsibilities

Market Research Analyst Responsibilities:

Research the medical, pharmaceutical, and healthcare markets using primary and secondary research. Typical duties include:

  • Interviewing industry participants and related medical professionals
  • Overseeing online and in-person physician surveys
  • Searching MRG's proprietary in-house research repository/library for relevant data
  • Using financial, regulatory, and government documents to find key medical approval data
  • Model and forecast medical, pharmaceutical, and healthcare markets, including but not limited to:
  • Integrating highly disparate data points into a unified market model
  • Interpreting qualitative data into useable quantitative measures
  • Creating hypotheses on market and competitive dynamics based on primary and secondary data
  • Using MS Excel and database programs to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Forecasting markets based on expectations, new product developments, and other market disruptors
  • Identifying data trends and outliers through the use of time-series tables and graphs
  • Write and prepare comprehensive research reports. Examples include:
  • Providing insightful market analyses to explain trends and support accompanying market figures
  • Writing in-depth competitive analyses based on primary and secondary research
  • Illustrating key market trends with graphs
  • Integrating numerical data points into tables and text
  • Drawing hypotheses on potential competitive strategies in these markets
  • Perform customized consulting projects. These projects are specifically requested by clients and can include many unique tasks. Some examples include:
  • Identifying the market potential for products in foreign regions
  • Assisting the marketing of a new medical device(s) and/or product line(s)
  • Analyzing qualitative trends in various medical sectors
  • Performing specialized research by medical technology or geographic region
  • Interviewing physician luminaries


  • Undergraduate degree with a proven record of academic success (all disciplines, although science backgrounds and graduate degrees preferred)
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Mature communicator capable of handling high-profile clients from Fortune 500 companies
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Excellent creative problem solving skills
  • Strong initiative and proven leadership capabilities
  • Highly self motivated
  • Proven multitasker
  • Ability to handle tight deadlines
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Fluency in 2nd language is an asset (any European or Asian language)
  • Knowledge of medical device industry an asset but not mandatory


Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed, knowledgeable decisions.

With more than 1000 employees worldwide, Decision Resources Group provides the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, financial services and managed care industries with the analytics they need to compete and thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Through both organic growth and an aggressive acquisition strategy, Decision Resources Group has become the premier provider of healthcare analysis and data in the world.

Decision Resources Group offers a competitive compensation package and medical, dental and life insurance programs. We also offer an RRSP match retirement plan after three continuous months of employment.

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