Senior Manager
Competitive Intelligence
Posted on 3/18/2024
4D Molecular Therapeutics

51-200 employees

Clinical-stage biopharma developing customized genetic medicines
Company Overview
4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT) is a pioneering biopharma company that leverages its proprietary Therapeutic Vector Evolution platform to develop genetic medicines for both large market and rare diseases. The company's commitment to pushing boundaries and daring to cure is reflected in its robust portfolio of genetic medicine product candidates, with five currently in clinical trials for seven patient populations. 4DMT's inclusive and collaborative culture encourages individual contributions and career development, making it an ideal workplace for those seeking to make a significant impact in the field of genetic medicine.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Emeryville, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
Data Analysis
Strategy Development
Strategy Research
Business & Strategy
  • Advanced degree in a relevant life science discipline.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years work experience, preferably with specific biopharma competitive intelligence responsibilities and/or with a life science consulting firm.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the pharmaceutical product development lifecycle
  • Prior knowledge about the workings of clinical trials
  • Understanding of biotech market
  • Knowledge of biology behind disease manifestations
  • Experience with primary intelligence and secondary data sources is highly desirable
  • Expertise in ophthalmology and/or gene therapy is preferred
  • Advanced or Expert level in Microsoft Office: Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook
  • Qualitative and quantitative databases and analysis
  • Project oriented (have full autonomy over specific topics and job duties)
  • Analytical mindset
  • Growth mindset, flexible to take on new assignments in a dynamic environment
  • Define and lead CI processes that meet the evolving needs of cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Organize CI activities, including scoping and overseeing vendor support as appropriate.
  • Lead planning for key industry, medical, and broker conferences
  • Define yearly schedule and drive working team preparedness
  • Attend key scientific congresses and summarize key insights from a scientific perspective focusing on novel treatment paradigms, mechanisms of action, and clinical trial landscape.
  • Communicates conference coverage insights (oversees which meetings to attend, which presentations to flag, drives CI writeups)
  • Cover competitor earnings and key investor calls, providing summaries of key metrics and implications in a timely manner
  • Consistently and effectively communicates with key stakeholders to inform on timely alerts (e.g. clinical data releases, product approvals/failures) and landscape updates with commercial implications
  • Develop and maintain accessible competitive summaries and analyses across the portfolio
  • Lead and manage the collection and analysis of information from other teams at 4DMT (Clinical, IR)
  • Proactively anticipate cross-functional needs
  • Take the initiative to partner with peers across business functions to gather and analyze data
  • Achieve visibility across teams within the company
  • Generate reports, dashboards and analyses for company executives to support strategic decision making, including portfolio and pipeline management and business development activities
  • Support insight generation and competitive scenarios to aid with forecast models and strategic plans, including risks and opportunities, and alternate scenarios
  • Research relevant and emerging technologies of interest and understanding the impact on our business
  • Translate data and information into compelling insights and recommendations. Effectively communicate insights and lead meetings with commercial leaders and other cross functional business partners
  • Lead and support analytics required to generate and triangulate insights across data sources, including primary market research, secondary literature and other data sources, as available
  • Other duties as assigned, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time