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Private Equity Senior Associate

OrbiMed Advisors

Posted September 13

Job Description

Title:                     Private Equity Senior Associate

Reports to:            Private Equity Partners

Location:              New York City


Position Objective

The Private Equity Senior Associate will support senior members of the private equity/venture capital team at OrbiMed Advisors, LLC a leading investment firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector, with over $19 billion in assets under management. OrbiMed invests globally across the spectrum of healthcare companies, from venture capital start-ups to large multinational companies. OrbiMed's team of more than 100 employees manages a series of private equity funds, public equity funds, royalty/debt funds and other investment vehicles. OrbiMed maintains its headquarters in New York City, with additional offices in San Francisco, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Herzliya. The Senior Associate will play an integral supporting  role  in  the  generation  of  new  investment  ideas,  in  conducting  due diligence for new investments, and in the management of current portfolio positions. The successful candidate will have a strong scientific and/or clinical background and be able to understand, interpret, and integrate information from diverse therapeutic areas in order to reach investment conclusions.  It will also be critically important for candidates to understand business principles and market dynamics in the drug and medical device sectors.  Specific activities will include financial modeling using Excel, working with consultants to perform scientific and financial due diligence, preparing PowerPoint presentations for both internal and external audiences, working with attorneys to draft term sheets and investment documents, analyzing data from various information vendors, and maintaining  proprietary  firm  databases.   The complexity of work projects would be expected to increase as the Senior Associate develops.  The position is designed to last for 2-3 years, but potentially could be extended for select candidates.  The position provides an exceptional opportunity for individuals interested in gaining experience in healthcare private equity & venture capital investing.

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