(Senior) Associate Venture&Growth - The Netherlands - Gilde Healthcare

(Senior) Associate Venture&Growth – The Netherlands

(Senior) Associate Venture&Growth  – The Netherlands

Gilde Healthcare Venture&Growth is looking for a (Senior) Associate

Fulltime Utrecht, The Netherlands

Position

Gilde Healthcare is looking for a (Senior) Associate to support the transatlantic Venture&Growth team in its Dutch Office.

Background on Gilde

Gilde Healthcare is a specialized healthcare investor managing over €2.6 billion across two fund strategies: Venture&Growth and Private Equity. The Venture&Growth fund of Gilde Healthcare invests in fast growing companies active in therapeutics, medtech and digital health, based in Europe and North America. The Private Equity fund of Gilde Healthcare participates in profitable lower mid-market healthcare companies based in North-Western Europe. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.gildehealthcare.com.

The Venture&Growth team has offices in Utrecht, The Netherlands and Boston, United States.

In 2023, we have raised €740 million for our sixth Venture&Growth fund. This fund is targeting €10-60 million equity investments in privately-held and publicly-traded healthcare companies based in Europe and North America. We are looking for a (Senior) Associate to join our Utrecht team as a full time member of the Healthtech team, whereby HealthTech comprises medtech, digital health, diagnostics and lifesciences tools.

Position overview

In this (Senior) Associate role you will have the exciting opportunity to support the European based Venture&Growth team and play a key role in our healthtech investment franchise, covering medtech, digital health, diagnostics and lifesciences tools. We are actively seeking to attract and empower talented candidates who bring unique perspectives and experiences to our team. As an integral member of the Gilde Healthcare investment team you will be involved in deal sourcing, analysis, due diligence, closing of new investments as well as in value creation and exits for existing portfolio companies.

We are committed to your professional growth and development, and provide the necessary support and mentorship to empower you to reach your full potential.

We seek candidates with an educational background and/or work experience in medical innovations to apply, as this will enable you to effectively source deals, conduct due diligence on technologies and companies, and evaluate management teams of target companies.

Candidates should bring an eagerness to perform and the sincerity to be a credible investing professional to engage external contacts including industry experts,  (potential) portfolio companies and investors in the fund.

We value strong social and interpersonal skills in our team members. We are looking for individuals who are engaging, persuasive and adept at building relationships.  Effective communication through active inquiry and curiosity driven motivation is highly valued. You will have the opportunity to gather and assess the relevance of data from disparate sources to arrive at a logical conclusion and contribute to our decision-making processes.

At Gilde Healthcare, we recognize the importance of building trust-based relationships across our ecosystem. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and collaborative environment where all team members can thrive and make meaningful contributions. We welcome candidates who are passionate about making a difference in the healthtech industry and are eager to be part of our mission of delivering better care at lower cost. We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility to accommodate personal commitments to promote the well-being and success of our employees.

The following mix of professional and personal attributes have been found to contribute to the success of candidates in this role:

Responsibilities

  • As an integral member of the Gilde Healthcare investment team you will be involved in deal sourcing, analysis, due diligence, closing of new investments as well as in value creation and exits for existing portfolio companies.

Experience and education

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in the healthtech industry, venture investment or in consulting.
  • Graduate degree in a medical, scientific or engineering discipline.
  • MBA: Considered a valuable asset, but not a mandatory requirement
  • Ideally, exposure to or a network in the investment scope of the fund including companies involved in:
    • digital health and personal health solutions.
    • medical technology including companies developing and/or commercializing image guided interventions, implantable devices and monitoring solutions.
    • diagnostics and lifescience tools.
  • Experience in performing qualitative and quantitative research, analyses, and modeling.

General

  • Good judgement ability to synthesize expert inputs
  • Fast learner and motivated to grow
  • Well organized, result-driven and able to prioritize
  • Proactive personality with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative team member who actively contributes to the team’s success
  • Willing to be based in the Netherlands
  • Passionate about making a difference in the healthtech industry and eager to be part of Gilde Healthcare’s mission of delivering better care at lower cost.

Compensation

A highly competitive compensation package, which includes base salary and a performance based bonus.

Interest

If you are interested, please send your resume to recruitment@gildehealthcare.com.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our teams, and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.