OMERS Ventures is the venture capital arm of OMERS, one of Canada’s largest pension funds with more than $85 billion in net assets. We work with external investment partners including several leading multinational corporations. Together we have directly invested more than $300 million in growth-oriented companies in the North American technology industry creating over 5000 jobs in Canada. OMERS Ventures is made up of people whose diverse backgrounds and skill sets come together to drive one common goal – supporting and growing the Canadian innovation economy.
The Director plays a critical role on the investment team. Reporting into a Managing Director, you will be involved in all aspects of the business including identifying and meeting with high potential companies, negotiating deals and the ongoing management of the investment portfolio. You will build strong relationships with the portfolio companies and act as a trusted advisor post-investment to ensure their ongoing growth and success. You will also assume a role on the investment committee, providing input on investment decisions and the strategic direction of the funds.