Business Development and IR Associate

Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Investment Banking & Private Equity
Reference: 34400
Job Published: February 08, 2023


Position: Business Development and IR Associate

Nature of Business:

The client engages in both therapeutic drug development in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders (“Therapeutics Division) and the development, manufacture and global sale of medical and cosmetic-grade aesthetic solutions (“Aesthetics Division”).

Description of Job Duties:

  • Support senior management, largely of Therapeutics Division but also potentially in Aesthetics Division, by providing analysis for evaluation of new strategic business opportunities, their underlying science, and commercial implications including:
    • In/out-licensing
    • IP management and strategy
    • Collaborative research and development agreements
    • Joint Ventures
    • Mergers and Acquisitions / IPOs / Other liquidity events
  • Interact with and represent Therapeutics Division vis a vis pharma partners, private equity, venture capital and crossover investors, law firms, accounting firms, IBs, etc.
  • Analyze and evaluate potential incubation or investment opportunities
  • Execute due diligence for various strategic projects across a range of subjects
  • Conduct in-depth market research, pricing analysis, and strategize business plans
  • Support fundraising activities of Therapeutics and Aesthetics Division
  • Interact with investors and fellow shareholders
  • Assist in oversight and development of Analyst and intern skill development and work flow management.


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Pharmacology or similar discipline is preferred
  • 2 years related work experience preferably with major consulting firm
  • Prior exposure to biotech or pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Excellent research, PowerPoint presentation, memoranda creation, financial modelling, and analytical skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with very strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to simultaneously manage and execute multiple, time-sensitive projects
  • High level of fluency in both spoken and written English is essential