Job title

Investment Director


San Francisco, CA

The Investment Director position is an opportunity to work in a highly dynamic and varied position investing across multiple sectors of life sciences. As part of a small team, the Investment Director should be a motivated self-starter seeking to gain broad exposure to all areas of investing, from due diligence to investment execution and portfolio management. The role will require flexibility and a willingness to dive in and dig deep as needed. The Candidate should be a positive, high-energy individual with a strong enthusiasm to learn various sectors of life sciences and capable of interacting with senior management teams.

Responsibilities :

The Investment Director will be part of our team responsible for originating, evaluating, and managing Pivotal Life Sciences’ direct investments in platform and growth-stage companies. The Investment Director is expected to perform market research to help identify new investment trends and opportunities across the life sciences sector. The Investment Director will conduct due diligence by evaluating the scientific/technical, clinical, regulatory, and commercial aspects of target companies, interviewing industry experts and performing valuation and financial analyses via modeling. Alongside the fund’s Partners, the Investment Director will formulate investment hypotheses and summarize due diligence on prospective investments in internal memorandum and case decks. The Investment Director may also support portfolio companies.

Requirements :

  • MD or PhD degree required, MBA a plus
  • 3-6 years’of relevant work experience from business development in a life sciences company, high end healthcare strategy consulting firm,and/or healthcare investment banking/equity research;
  • Experience with financial modeling (e.g., capitalization tables, budgeting, forecasting, market benchmarking and returns)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding investigative skills, detail-oriented, proactive, self-motivated
  • Intellectually curiouswith a strong work ethicand ability to deliver results independently, with strong interpersonal skills to also thrive in a team environment


Please email cover letter and resume to Emerald Bloom at:
use subject line “PLS ASSOCIATE” by March 31, 2021.