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Senior Associate

Novo Ventures

San Francisco, CA

Posted June 10

Job Description

Novo Ventures is seeking a Senior Associate to join the investment team in our San Francisco office.

The Novo Ventures team is responsible for advising Novo Holdings, a leading global life science investor, on investments in emerging life science companies. We oversee more than $2Bn of assets under management across both private and public investments. With activities in San Francisco, Boston, London and Copenhagen, Novo Ventures is ideally positioned to reach the major hubs of life science and respond to investment opportunities when they arise.

The Job

Based in our San Francisco office you will be part of our team responsible for originating, analyzing and managing Novo Ventures’ global private and public equity investments. Efforts in this area are primarily focused on preclinical and clinical stage biotechnology and high growth revenue stage medical technology opportunities. Responsibilities include:

Professional Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with:


Personal Qualifications


Working at Novo Ventures

Novo Ventures offers a unique opportunity to work on the frontier of life science investments, and to help pioneering scientists, entrepreneurs and companies bring new treatments and technologies to market. We have a respectful and collaborative work culture where your opinion is valued. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome and celebrate individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. We are family-friendly and provide outstanding benefits, such as up to eight months of paid leave for birthing parents and five months of paid leave for non-birthing parents.

At Novo Ventures, we are committed to developing our internal talent and have a long track record of promotion to the senior levels of our team.  We offer a truly diversified life science investment platform with the ability to invest from seed NewCo formation to public with a focus on therapeutics but exposure to digital health/medtech.  Our size, evergreen platform, and diversification across sector, stage and geography (locations in the US and Europe) provides an excellent training ground for venture career development.

We offer a competitive salary package and you will be trusted with significant operational freedom. You will enjoy the opportunity to be part of a dedicated, international and dynamic team with diverse backgrounds.

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