Junior Analyst

Description

V-Bio Ventures is a Venture Capital fund focusing on the life Sciences sector. The fund is established in 2015, works closely with Belgium-based VIB, one of the world’s premier life science institutes. V-Bio invests throughout Europe in start-up and early-stage companies with high growth potential. These are drawn from both VIB’s own research pipeline and elsewhere. We focus on technologies that provide transformational improvements in the biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and agricultural sectors. For the expansion of our team we a looking to recruit a Junior Analyst.

Job Description

The key role of the analyst is to network, take part in industry and Venture Capital events, watch the latest scientific trends, and analyse the scientific and technical validity of investment opportunities. The role requires intense involvement into the deal process (i.e. due diligence, market analysis, some valuation work).

At V-Bio Ventures the analyst will also take part in deal "origination". Through the interaction with scientists and potential target companies the analyst will learn more about their business and will be able to better evaluate the potential of the individual investment opportunity. This is a very entrepreneurial role and requires a strong degree of autonomy in the day-to-day work.

Profile

  • ​Strong scientific background in life sciences
  • PhD / MD in life sciences
  • Optionally 1 or 3 years postdoctoral researcher experience
  • Broad interest in different life sciences areas and translational research
  • Interest (not necessarily experience) in IP protection, industrial value creation and/or finance
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Team player, eager to learn, self-motivated, independent, high potential

Offer

  • A challenging and versatile function within a young fund
  • An inspiring learning environment
  • A small team of colleagues
  • A two-year contract with competitive salary package
  • Working place: Ghent

How to apply?

​For more information please contact us on hiring*Replace*With*At*Sign*v-bio.ventures or send us your application.

Creation date:

20 December 2016

Function:

Senior Scientific

Location:

Gent

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