ASSOCIATE, INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION FUND

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City : Head Office

Category : Venture Capital

Industry : Banking

Employer : BDC

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Do you have a passion to learn more about the field of Industrial Innovation? Are you a high-energy person looking to fuel the Canadian technology ecosystem? BDC Capital is seeking an Associate for the Industrial Innovation Fund.

To be a standout associate, you must have the ability to work under pressure, deal with abstract concepts and manage the fund portfolio. You will assist the Partners in achieving BDC VC’s mission of accelerating the growth and evolution of companies in the Industrial Innovation sector through various investment activities.

CHALLENGES TO BE MET

  • Contribute in due diligence for new and/or existing investment opportunities by conducting research and analysis on markets, financial forecasts, management, competition, etc. and follow-up on investments using appropriate data bases, customer interaction, internet sites, research reports and other investment resources
  • Assist in account updates by providing financial, forecasting and statistical analysis and bringing to management’s attention potential issues
  • Ensure that new and existing investments files are properly documented by monitoring investments, amendments, disbursements, etc. including financial analysis and forecasting
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of data by developing and maintaining appropriate information resources and contacts on industries, markets and business trends and keeping abreast of significant developments and activities in the venture capital and innovation communities
  • Ensure that the investment research files, business plans and other information collected by the Industrial Innovation Fund are maintained in conformity with BDC’s policies and procedures
  • Monitor the investment portfolio and Account Updates by providing financial, forecasting and statistical analysis to ensure timely responsiveness to strategic issues within the funds
  • Support other Industrial Innovation team members across the full life-cycle of an investment

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

If you answer YES to the following questions, you could be the person we are looking for:

  • Do you have the ability to assess the merits of new technologies, size and adoption rates of new markets and competitive forces faces when introducing new products?
  • Do you have the ability to draft concise written presentations in English?
  • Do you have the ability to prepare financial forecasts and pro-forma financial statements?
  • Do you value collaboration among high-performance teams?
  • Are you a strong communicator with the ability to present clear oral presentations in English?

You will stand out if you hold a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or an advanced degree as well as 5-7 years of relevant experience in venture capital, product management, or marketing in a growing technology company.

Do you consider yourself a high energy person dedicated to self-development? Do you have the desire to join a high-performance team who values results and innovation of the Canadian ecosystem? Apply today! We would like to meet you!

PLEASE NOTE

The Industrial Innovation (I2) Fund operates within BDC Capital and is focused on building the next generation of Canadian technology-oriented global leaders. The I2 Fund will be an important contributor to the innovation landscape of the industrial sectors of interest and of the general venture capital ecosystem. The I2 Fund will focus on industrial sectors where there is an opportunity to accelerate the growth and evolution of companies within these sectors and where the I2 Fund, via capital, competency, experience and network can add value and impact the next generation of global leaders. The sectors of interest encompass Food/Agtech, Advanced Manufacturing and Extractive (Oil & Gas, Mining, etc.).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
At BDC, we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We appreciate all responses and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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