Senior Associate, Major Corporate-backed Life Sciences Venture Capital Investor, Dubai, UAE
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 15565712
About our client Our client is a major family-owned conglomerate which has a sizeable investment arm. Various arms of the company invest in a range of strategic directions - this role is part of the venture capital team. Our client promotes on merit and offers a strong career path. What the job involves
Assist in sourcing new life sciences opportunities through extensive research, analysis of scientific and market data, building industry relationships and attending industry events.
Play an active role in deal pipeline monitoring and management and ensure that all information on current and potential investments is updated on a regular basis.
Evaluate life sciences investment opportunities and perform financial analysis, return analysis and scenario modelling
Participate in due diligence of new opportunities including tech, commercial, financial, tax and legal due diligence and conduct scientific due diligence either internally or with external advisors.
Develop investment papers and presentations for submission to the Investment Committee and to the Executive Board
Support all transaction work related to divestitures including preparing all required information, investment decks, negotiating deal terms, etc.
Who we are looking for
A bachelor's degree in a life science or biotechnology discipline from a top-tier university. Advanced degree in a life sciences discipline preferred.
An MBA from a globally recognised business school preferred
Relevant work experience in the healthcare or biotechnology sector in investment banking/ V/ Principal investing.
Excellent communication, written and verbal skills in English; Arabic is considered added value
Ability to simplify and present complex science and highlight its commercial potential