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Analyst - Healthcare at Putnam

Updated: November 15, 2017
Location: Boston, MA
Job Function: Unclassified Jobs

Posting Description

Position Title:             Analyst - Equity Research

Reports To:                Co-Director of Equity Research

Date:                            2017


Summary Description:

Analyst within Putnam’s Healthcare team, responsible for covering Small and Mid-Cap Healthcare, with a focus on therapeutics.  The Analyst will work closely with fellow analysts on the team, communicate sector views, and work with portfolio managers to act on team sector/subsector views and stock recommendations.


Specific Responsibilities:

·         Maintain coverage of around 30 stocks in assigned sector, depending on benchmark weighting and sector impact on Putnam portfolios

·         Manage portion of Small Cap Core Portfolio

·         Develop an in-depth understanding of the assigned sector and companies within that sector in order to forecast future growth or opportunity

·         Build and maintain detailed, specific, complete financial models with projections

·         Communicate rationale for company/sector recommendations to portfolio managers, as well as sector themes and broader investment insights drawn from research work

·         Actively monitor companies under coverage and communicate important changes in a timely manner


The Candidate

·         MBA and/or CFA, or equivalent work experience

·         3-7 years of experience

·         Background in science or industry is preferred but not required

·         Outstanding financial, analytical, quantitative, fundamental, strategic, and communication skills are required

·         Ambitious, driven, aggressive in building a collectively strong track record

·         Team player

·         Thought leader