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VC Director @ Siemens AG in Tarrytown, NY

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

Job Description:

Position Specification:
Siemens Healthineers is hiring a key individual for the global Ventures and Business Development (SHS ST VT) team. This person will report to the global Head of Ventures and Business Development. This is an individual contributor role at the Director level. The preferred location for the position is Tarrytown, NY which is commutable by public transportation from NYC. However, open to considering other candidates located in the U.S. and willing to travel to Tarrytown at least 1 week a month.
Background:
The Ventures and Business Development team focuses on the inorganic growth of the global Siemens Healthineers portfolio via M&A, venture investing and business incubation. Key functional responsibilities:
  • Manage process for dynamic and healthy M&A pipeline
  • Create the M&A road map in partnership with the businesses
  • Support the businesses in the early gates in the capital approval process
  • Create the VC and Business Incubation strategy and manage the VC processes including pipeline in partnership with the CVC team
  • Establish effective processes for investing in, partnering with and incubating early stage companies to realize new avenues of growth and innovation
Team members have the opportunity to develop relationships across the organization including significant interaction with business leadership, strategy organization, mergers & acquisition team, venture capital partners, and other functions involved in M&A and VC and business incubation assessments. The SI VT team has visibility with executive leadership of Healthineers.
Individual Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will play a key role in creating and managing the processes, developing the content and building internal and external relationships to realize the mission.
  • Work collaboratively with the businesses to develop and identify high priority inorganic activity including both M&A and Venture Capital
  • Lead the strategic evaluation/desktop due diligence of identified high priority targets
  • Support the businesses through the early gates of the capital approval processes (P-proposals) by ensuring highest levels of quality and providing value-added strategic evaluation/insights
  • Develop the top down M&A road map align with Healthineer’s strategy and presented to the SHS Managing Board; provide quarterly tracking and updates to executive leadership
  • Target and action field evaluation for M&A and VC
  • Assist in venture and early stage investing strategy, investment guidelines, thesis and execution
  • Work collaboratively with businesses and the VC team to develop the VC and incubation pipeline and roadmap
  • Triage opportunities and scout for new opportunities
Professional Experience and Qualifications:
  • 10 years of work experience relevant to the position requirements
  • Strong understanding of healthcare landscape and the dynamics of the in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics industries is required
  • Consulting, Corporate Development, M&A or VC experience is a plus
  • Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills is required; need to be comfortable in excel, data analytics, powerpoint
  • High level of intellectual curiosity, self-motivated to solve difficult issues, continually seeking ways to improve
  • German language skills a plus
Leadership Characteristics:
  • Making Complex Decisions. Great at gleaning meaning from whatever data is available. Is a quick study. Able to see multiple futures and solutions. Adds personal wisdom and experience to come to the best solution given the situation.
  • Keeping on Point. Can quickly separate the mission critical from the nice to dos and the trivial. Quickly senses the next most useful thing to work on; focuses on the critical tasks that really add value.
  • Well Organized and Resourceful. Effective and efficient at marshaling multiple resources to get things done. Able to get things done with less in less time. Foresees and plans around obstacles.
  • Getting Work Done Through Others. Manages people well. Gets the most / best out of people. Sets and communicates goals; measures accomplishments; holds people accountable and keeps people informed.
  • Communication. Knows how to relate effectively with multiple levels of the organization including top management. Able to convey insights to multiple audiences in multiple mediums.
  • Flexibility. Can do attitude with high energy and driven to realize results. Comfortable with “roll-up-the-sleeves” culture where individual accountability for team success is important

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

April 8, 2018 at 11:02 pm