VC Director @ Guardian Life Insurance Company in New York, NY

GIS Strategic Ventures (GSV) is seeking a Director-level individual to work as part of a small dedicated Healthcare, Fintech and Infotech professional group.  This position will directly support Guardian’s growth equity and venture capital deal team on a full-time basis.  A minimum of three years of Management Consulting, Investment Banking and/or Private Equity/Venture Capital is a requirement.  Specific healthcare deal and/or engagement transaction experience, domain knowledge of biotech, pharma, royalties, and medical devices verticals are also required for the successful candidate.  Solid presentation skills including PowerPoint, Excel financial modeling, and an understanding on how to conduct deal due diligence and portfolio tracking are also key.

Candidate Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include assisting the Corporate Development and Strategy team generally and the GSV team specifically in all facets of a transaction, including investment due diligence, preparation of strategy and deal-related materials for the working group and Guardian’s executive team, on-going monitoring of selected investments and prospect pipeline, as well as responsibility for generating market specific data and maintaining knowledge of the specific investment area. 

In addition, the incumbent will work with the team and in close collaboration with appropriate members of Guardian business units to create and maintain a dynamic feedback loop between key internal stakeholders to foster innovation and to ensure Guardian captures the value of the strategic knowledge generated by virtue of this investment activity.
Company Overview:

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), currently ranked #218 on the Fortune 500, is one of the largest mutual life insurers. As of December 31, 2016, Guardian reports $1.5 billion in operating income, $7.4 billion in capital, and $66.5 billion in assets under management.

Guardian consistently scores high marks for financial strength from all four major credit rating agencies and enjoys a strong competitive position in its major businesses: life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, investments, dental and vision insurance and employee benefits.

As a mutual company founded over 150 years ago, Guardian is owned by its policyholders. The company has paid dividends to policyholders every year since 1868 and the Company’s 8,800 employees and 2,750 financial representatives are aligned with its mission to help individuals, families, and small businesses achieve financial security and protection.

Guardian states its aspiration in the following way: “To be the trusted mutual partner, delivering financial security how, when, and where our clients prefer.” 

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


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