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what we offer

a chance to do work that matters.

the opportunity to leverage your scientific acumen and learn real strategy.

work across a wide range of disease areas from rare disease, gene therapy, mental health and more.

the opportunity to be a part of a team of consultants that stand out and are valued by their clients.


what you need

A proactive mindset. as a member of our team, you need to be able to take full responsibility over your work and your projects.

take pride in what you do. deliver on time and at a very high standard — no matter what.

a desire to learn. openness to adapt and develop beyond what you know.



Executive Assistant

Job Description

We are Sixsense Strategy Group (www.sixsenseinc.com), a boutique life sciences strategy consultancy based in downtown Toronto, just steps from the King St. subway station. Our clients include start-up, medium size and Fortune 500 life sciences companies. We work with heads of commercial and medical affairs who need strategic plans. Our strategy work has also included clients in government, industry associations and patient advocacy groups – all in the life sciences realm.

We have had the honour of working with a number of Canadian, US, European, and Asian based pharmaceutical and biotech clients including Allergan, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Astellas, Biogen Idec, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dyax, Ferring, GSK, Intercept, LEO Pharma, EMD Serono, Roche, Sage Therapeutics, Spark Therapeutics, Sobi, UCB, Vertex and many others.

We are looking to fill the role of Executive Assistant in our downtown Toronto headquarters. Reporting to our Business Operations Manager, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing expert administrative and organizational support to the Managing Partners, the Business Operations Manager and all Sixsense employees. Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Daily organization and management for two Managing Partners including scheduling, coordinating meetings, and calendar management

  • Provide occasional administrative support to the Sixsense team of consultants

  • Producing or enhancing client-directed documents including reports, PowerPoint presentations, flipcharts, and proposals – all meeting Sixsense’s quality standard for professionalism and creativity

  • Answer phones, greet and assist visitors

  • Coordinate and book travel for all Sixsense employees

  • Expense management for the two Managing Partners

  • Transcribe session notes from client meetings

  • Catering management and meeting setup for internal and client-related meetings

  • Manage mailing system including courier services

  • Provide support in the planning and development of internal and external meetings or events, activities and key initiatives such as roundtable sessions etc.

  • Occasionally, carry out personal errands for the Managing Partners

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would be someone who takes pride in being an Executive Assistant and wants that role as a professional career. Specific qualifications include the following:

  • College or University degree

  • 5+ years’ experience as an executive assistant working for a senior executive (VP or senior)

  • Superior knowledge of, and experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

  • Ability to develop professional, graphically-pleasing presentations

  • Excellence in written communication

  • Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.

  • Strong judgment and the ability to work independently taking initiative

  • Warm, friendly and engaging personality

The primary responsibility of the Executive Assistant is to increase the capacity of the Partners and staff by making their life easier. As such, the ideal candidate is proactive, resourceful, decisive and operates with an appropriate sense of urgency.

Sixsense is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise us if you require an accommodation.

Interested candidates can forward their resume along with a cover letter to our Business Operations Manager at careers@sixsenseinc.com. 


Science & Strategy Analyst

We are Sixsense Strategy Group (www.sixsenseinc.com), a boutique consulting company with a singular focus on the life sciences industry. Our strategists and scientists collaborate to provide a unique and refreshing approach to strategy. We work with a breadth of clients. Our sweetspot is companies that are launching new therapies or entering new disease areas and are looking for strategic partners.

We have had the honour of working with a number of Canadian, US, and European based pharmaceutical and biotech clients including, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, EMD Serono, Sage Therapeutics, Spark Therapeutics, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Neurogene, Chiesi, Intercept, bluebird bio, Ovid, Jazz Pharma, Flexion Therapeutics, Sobi, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and many others.

We are currently looking for a Science & Strategy Analyst to join our consulting team. This is an entry-level, full-time role supporting client project delivery. Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Conducting research and gathering, interpreting and organizing scientific and business intelligence data for strategy projects
  • Researching and drafting therapeutic area reports that capture scientific and business intelligence 
  • Managing preparation for facilitated client workshops 
  • Developing reports capturing the output of facilitated client workshops and interviews
  • Researching and summarizing scientific literature
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to facilitate successful execution of deliverables
  • Being a client resource on scientific content 

 Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Able to start working full time within 3 weeks of receiving an offer
  • A comprehensive understanding of the life sciences with the ability to utilize this knowledge across different therapeutic areas. A Masters or higher in Life Sciences is required. (MSc., PhD., PharmD, etc.)
  • Able to analyze and communicate (written and verbal) scientific information across different therapeutic areas at a level of detail for appropriate for the audience
  • Demonstrated analytical, interpretive, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a project team to execute deliverables within stated timelines
  • Proven writing/communication skills with high attention to detail – both in a narrative style for reports as well as PowerPoint presentations
  • Exemplary organization and time management skills
  • 1-2 years’ experience in an agency setting would be an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office, excellence in PowerPoint
  • Strong capability in juggling priorities to meet deadlines while retaining consistently high-quality outcomes
  • Legally able to work in Canada, a valid passport and ability to travel to Europe and USA

Sixsense Strategy Group offers an exciting, dynamic work environment. Starting on day one, you are a member of our highly-valued team of consultants, working in support of our client’s success. Your professional development will be on a steep curve as you work closely with our Senior Consultants in interesting therapeutic areas. Our onboarding process is designed to welcome and prepare you for success in our collaborative environment. In the first three months, we provide opportunities for regular check-ins with our managing partner and business operations manager to provide feedback, gather insights to your development, and support growth. A mentor is assigned to each new hire to ensure a trusted resource is available for guidance and support. Career progression is merit-based; advancement is determined by demonstrating the stated capabilities required at each level of the consulting path.  

Sixsense offers competitive compensation, an opportunity to earn a bonus of up to 10% of gross salary, a RRSP matching program, group health and dental benefits, travel insurance, and more.

Sixsense is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise us if you require an accommodation.

Interested candidates can forward their resume along with a cover letter to our Business Operations Manager at careers@sixsenseinc.com. Please stipulate that this application is for the Science and Strategy Analyst role.


are you a match?

if so, forward your resume and cover letter to careers@sixsenseinc.com.
sixsense strategy group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the ontario human rights code and the accessibility of ontarians with disabilities act. please advise us if you require an accommodation.