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Investment Associate - Science


Boston, MA

Posted March 19

Job Description

Job Location: Boston, USA


Hevolution Foundation, established in 2021, is a pioneering global non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research and entrepreneurship in the field of Healthspan science. With headquarters in Riyadh and a presence in North America, Hevolution Foundation is committed to extending healthy lifespans for the benefit of all humanity. As part of our mission, we invest in companies focused on healthy aging, aiming to understand the aging process and promote innovative approaches to enhance human health.

Job Role: Investment Associate – Science

Role Description:

This job provides a unique opportunity to be a part of the life science venture capital team which invests in companies working on healthy aging. The investment associate will assist evaluation of potential investments, perform in-depth scientific and clinical due diligence, support portfolio companies, and assist Investment Partners. In addition, this role will assist the Investment Team’s analysis and translation of cutting-edge science in healthy aging and work with scientists to identify novel areas of interest for the investment team.  


Job Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to the implementation of the investment strategy in line with the Hevolution's short, medium, and long-term objectives.


  • Source, screen, and assess investment opportunities and prepare opportunity summaries to help guide decision-making.
  • Conduct due diligence studies and analyses of identified potential deals and equity investments and accordingly interact with key functional groups such as commercial, legal, finance, tax, etc.
  • Conduct KOL interviews to assess opportunities. Generate reports and create internal and external presentations.
  • Analyze gathered information to develop an understanding on current and long-term trends in the scientific community working on aging and create materials to share with the investment team.
  • Collect scientific, medical, and investment information about companies, public and private using various reports, scientific literature, medical and scientific meetings, and other reports and publications.
  • Help identify key scientific and clinical risks for potential investments and portfolio companies and develop risk-mitigation strategies.
  • Create market competitive analyses, landscape overviews, and diligence reports on selected investment opportunities and other companies/areas as directed.
  • Support the design and execution of investment deals from initiation through closing and post-closing monitoring.
  • Develop, implement, and use tools for managing and analyzing Hevolution investment opportunities and portfolio.

Market Research and Analysis:

  • Monitor market's developments for key participants/ players and fiscal/ scientific/pharmaceutical, medical commercial updates in order to support the process of scouting for investments and investment analysis.
  • Collect information relating to political, commercial, and corporate data by monitoring field activities, obtaining/ following-up on scouting information etc. that will contribute to defining appropriate opportunities.
  • Support in identifying opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account ‘international leading practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

  • Comply with all applicable departmental policies, processes, procedures, and instructions to subordinates and monitor their adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner.


  • Ensure that all reports of the are prepared timely and accurately and meet Hevolution’s requirements, policies, and standards.


Qualifications & Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in life sciences

Additional Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, Finance, Accounting, Investment or similar
  • PhD and/or MD degree with postdoctoral and/or medical residency training is a plus but not required.
  • Professional working proficiency in Arabic a plus


  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience
  • Experience in venture capital, management consulting, investment banking, equity research or business development in life sciences.


  • This position will be based in Boston, MA. Some travel required but will generally not exceed 30%

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