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Principal/ VP (Healthcare Investments)

Vantage Associates Pte Ltd
Singapore
Posted 2 days ago Permanent Competitive
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Sang Chin Boh
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Leading Global Healthcare Investments PE Firm looking to hire a senior Investment professional to join their team in their newly-opened Singapore office.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: PRINCIPAL/ VICE-PRESIDENT (HEALTHCARE INVESTMENTS)

LOCATION: SINGAPORE

 

Our client is a widely respected global healthcare investments PE firm managing an AUM in excess of USD 2Bn.

Backed by a set of prominent global investors, they have achieved an impressive investment track record for nearly a decade across the entire healthcare spectrum, including (but not limited to) therapeutics, medical devices and emerging healthcare services/ delivery platforms.

The firm prides itself on a collaborative, innovative and nurturing culture, built on a bedrock of strong values and ethics. With offices in the United States and Greater China, the company has continued to flourish despite challenging macroeconomic conditions. On the back of a recent successful fund raise, they are expanding their presence in Asia by setting a new management office in Singapore and would like to bring in their pioneer hire for the team, a Principal or Vice-President (VP) in their investments team.

Working with the Managing Partners, Managing Director and regional colleagues, the Principal/VP (Investments) shall be involved in the following:

A) Investments

  • Participate in the sourcing, evaluation and closing of healthcare investments across Asia Pacific
  • Portfolio monitoring and responding to investor queries where required
  • Network with the entrepreneurial, investment, industrial and academic communities

B) Value Creation

  • Work closely with the senior management teams of portfolio companies to drive value-creation initiatives through multi-dimensional operational improvements e.g. restructuring of business models, key executive team hiring etc.
  • Liaise with relevant governmental and regulatory bodies to advance the expansion interests of the firm and their portfolio companies

C)   Leadership and Teamwork

  • Participate in recruitment efforts to grow the Singapore office
  • Help to coach and mentor global junior members of the Investments Team
  • Contribute to firm-wide team-building activities

 

Qualifications / Experience

  • Advanced academic qualifications (i.e. Masters or Ph.D. level) and strong professional credentials in the fields of Life Sciences, Medicine, Biomedicine, Biotechnology or Pharmacy is strongly preferred.
  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience gained in the healthcare and medical research sectors, healthcare investments or healthcare – focused management consulting sectors
  • Familiarity and deep interest in the developments in the biotechnology and biomedical fields
  • Possess sound networks of industry contacts (investors, advisors, regulators etc) for sourcing and evaluating investments as well as value-enhancement initiatives.
  • Proficient in financial modelling, financial statement analysis, accounting principles, equity markets and equity valuation.

Critical Skills

  • High level of communication skills in both English and Mandarin (fluent level) due to the regular need to engage senior Chinese stakeholders (including colleagues and portfolio companies)
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills, with mastery of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Attention to detail and concern for accuracy
  • Energetic and motivated team player with strong work ethic

Kindly send your updated CV to Sang-Chin BOH at sangchin@vantage-associates.com for our consideration. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussions.

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