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Operations Analyst, IndieBio (San Francisco, CA)

IndieBio is seeking an Operations Analyst to join our team full-time. IndieBio is a leading life science accelerator for human and planetary health. Our 4-month program provides $250k investment and lab access to enable scientists to build radically transformative companies. We are part of  SOSV, a $650M AUM Venture Capital firm providing multi-stage investment capital through seven accelerators located worldwide. We have accelerated over 105 early-stage biotech companies spanning the future of food/agriculture, computational biology, therapeutics, medical devices & diagnostics, neurotech, regenerative medicine and beyond.

Job Description

We are looking for a team player to assist the team with portfolio operations, portfolio reporting, database management, investor reporting, and investing. This is a unique opportunity to join a small, tight-knit team in a fast-paced environment and help us build best-in-class practices for the firm. The role will provide incredible exposure to the cutting edge of life science investing and early-stage venture capital.

Responsibilities

  • Data Collection: collect, curate and analyse key business and scientific performance indicators for IndieBio’s maturing portfolio of 105 cutting-edge life-science companies in a repeatable and scalable fashion.
  • Analysis: build dashboards and put out periodic reports to monitor the fund’s performance and exposure to different sectors, build financial models for companies and monitor/summarize funding rates and VC landscape.
  • Research and Deal Diligence: help identify and diligence investment opportunities, mining leading indicators from alternative data to help understand existing and new markets.
  • Deal Execution and Analysis: assist the team with executing new and follow-on financings, including writing investment memos and modelling cap table scenarios.
  • Platform Building: support Managing Director with scheduling and supporting the wider IndieBio platform and brand by assisting in putting on firm events and demo-days.

Requirements

  • Team player who enjoys building relationships and a respectful community.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proactive and a self-starter, with a strong work ethic, has a point of view, and is an outstanding communicator.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence with a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field from a top undergraduate institution.
  • Enjoys reading science publications and technology white papers, as well as tinkering on large datasets and models.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills, programming experience required (e.g. in Python/R) and experience with database systems (SQL) preferred.

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