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Senior Associate, Major Corporate-backed Life Sciences Venture Capital Investor, Dubai, UAE


Reference
11480

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
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and modeling skills; specifically, analysing complex operating/ financial/ valuation models

Location
Middle East
Sector
Venture Capital

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