Life Sciences VC Specialist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Your new company
Imagine joining an investment firm that operates at the forefront of transformative technologies. Hays have been exclusively retained by an emerging, but significantly backed Life Sciences fund looking to add their next member of the team. They are backed by influential industrial conglomerates, which gives them a unique edge and their team thrives on innovation, actively incubating breakthroughs and providing true support to growing/emerging companies.

Why Join Us?

  • Cutting-Edge Exploration: We're not afraid to venture into uncharted territory. Our commitment to pioneering solutions sets us apart.
  • Global Network: Our relationships with industry leaders and visionaries drive our success. You'll be part of a dynamic ecosystem.
  • Impactful Work: From due diligence to portfolio growth, your contributions matter. We're not just investors; we're catalysts for change.
  • Central Location: Our London base provides access to vibrant cafes, parks, and cultural hubs.

Your new role
As a Life Sciences Investment Consultant, you'll play a pivotal role:

  • Sourcing Excellence: Collaborate with senior team members to uncover novel life science opportunities. Build a robust network with leading academic institutions, founders, and industry experts.
  • Evidence-Based Diligence: Conduct thorough technical assessments. Leverage databases, social media, and our network of experts. Craft compelling investment memos.
  • Portfolio Impact: Support existing portfolio companies technically and strategically.
  • Market Insights: Shape our research agenda. Analyse emerging modalities and market trends.

What you'll need to succeed
You'll have:

  • Meticulous Approach: Hold yourself to high standards. Base decisions on evidence-backed research.
  • Ambitious Autonomy: Thrive in ambiguity. Develop your own diligence and sourcing networks.
  • Independent Mindset: Champion the fund's best interests, even when faced with pressure to change your perspective.
  • Self-Motivation: Adapt to our dynamic environment.
  • Educational Background: A Master's or PhD in a relevant Life Sciences field (molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, etc.) from a world leading institution / top lab (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience: A deep understanding of biology, genetics or similar, gained either through education, working within R&D (eg within pharma/biotech/academia/start-up), or Life Sciences VC as an analyst, associate or investment manager.

What you'll get in return
You'll have the opportunity to make a significant impact in the Life Sciences sector, working with the next generation on cutting edge technologies and breakthrough companies.
You'll also be learning from a highly experienced team who can develop your career and put you in a position to truly thrive within the Venture Capital space.
There's also a generous salary package, including vesting carried interest in the fund.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.
Keywords: venture, capital, VC, investment, fund, funding, analyst, associate, manager, principal, senior, biotech, life, science, research, development, molecular, biology, genetics, pharmaceutical, drug, discovery, development, R&D

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

We are leaders in specialist recruitment and workforce solutions, offering advisory services such as learning and skill development, career transitions and employer brand positioning. As the Leadership Partner to our customers, we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. We help you achieve your career goals and deliver your business needs by combining meaningful innovation with our global scale and insights. Last year we helped over 280,000 people find their next career. Join the millions of people around the world that our specialist recruitment consultants provide with up-to-date information on career options, interesting insights and specific industry trends. We help our customers define and implement strategies to create inclusive and equitable workplaces. Through harnessing and analysing data, we support business decision making and advise on how to access Talent Networks. We also assist in identifying attractive employer propositions by truly understanding a company’s identity, and support clients with all aspects of their Early Careers proposition, from strategic planning through to operational execution. Hays is the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. The c.12,800 people we employ around the world partner with clients and candidates to power the world of work. Every day our expert consultants help thousands of candidates find their next role, and they also help clients reshape workforces and deal with talent shortages. In the year to 30 June 2021, we placed 77,000 people in permanent jobs and 244,000 people into temporary roles. For more information about our global network, strategy and Group financial results, visit
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