This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing yet established venture capital firm with circa £200m of AUM, operating predominantly in the life sciences / healthcare and technology sectors. The firm typically make investments of £1m-5m into early-stage companies, mostly series A and series B with exposure so some late seed investments across the UK and Europe. This is an excellent opportunity for an investor to join a growing team to join the platform and be an integral part of the life sciences / healthcare growth.
Following on from the firms recent success they are looking to hire a Director / Partner to lead the deal sourcing and execution across Europe.
Deal sourcing, leading and executing across the life sciences space, evaluating industry and innovation landscapes
Working with the investment team to screen, review and prioritise new investment opportunities or scientific ideas
Lead the due diligence for potential investments and new companies being created, shaping business plans, compiling investment memos and supporting documentation
Management of portfolio companies, carrying out specific projects and analyses for them and preparing follow-on investment proposals
Building and maintaining financial models to support investment valuations and detailed market models for medicines/diseases
Conducting research for, and helping to prepare materials and presentations for, internal and external meetings
Conducting due diligence calls with physicians and other consultants
Attending investment, scientific and medical conferences
Demonstrated track record of sourcing, executing and leading venture deals across the UK and Europe.
Strong interest in the life sciences industry with a motivation to learn the investing business
Scientific or Medical training to at least undergraduate degree level
Excellent verbal and written communication skills that exhibit independent thinking and attention to detail
Experience writing reports and delivering presentations that integrate multiple data sources
Understanding of business principles and market dynamics in the life science sectors
Ability to understand, interpret, and integrate information from a diverse set of resources
High integrity, work ethic and self-motivated
Team player who thrives in a distributed, collaborative firm environment
Organised, detail-oriented personality with the ability to multi-task and prioritize activities in an entrepreneurial environment
Excellent working knowledge of day-to-day software e.g. Excel, Powerpoint