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Senior Associate - Life Sciences & Healthcare Investment

San Francisco
Posted on 
January 1, 2024
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Job Description

Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is a global investment company headquartered in Singapore and supported by 12 international offices. Temasek’s S$403 billion portfolio[1] covers a broad spectrum of industries, including financial services; telecommunications, media, and technology; transportation and industrials; life sciences / healthcare; as well as consumer and real estate – with a particular focus on innovation and cutting-edge technologies that can positively change the world.

As an institution, we have a stake in the well-being of our communities and recognize that environmental, social and governance factors can impact them as well as the long-term sustainability of companies. Additional information about Temasek can be found at


Temasek’s US Life Sciences and Healthcare team is looking for an associate/senior associate to join our growing Life Sciences and Healthcare team. We are interested in individuals with a passion for Life Sciences, Healthcare. The candidate should also have a strong financial toolkit including experience building models for P&L statements, cashflow statements and balance sheets. Given the nature of life sciences investing, a clinical, industry and / or research background will likely be helpful.

The role will involve:

•   Conducting fundamental research in key trends and emerging areas to form differentiated views for investment opportunities and for management of existing portfolio

•   Identifying and assessing investment opportunities across different company stages

•   Supporting business, financial, legal, and other due diligence workstreams

•   Preparing financial models and decks, and presenting deals to the firm’s investment committee

•   Monitoring portfolio companies to identify value creation, investment, and divestment opportunities

•   Developing relationships with investment professionals, management teams, key opinion leaders, and other relevant institutions for origination of new deals

Qualifications & Experience

The ideal candidate(s) should have:

•   Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in science or finance, from a top tier academic institution

•   Demonstrated interest in finance and investing

•   Preferably 1-2 years of relevant experience in healthcare or life sciences, including experience in investment banking, buyside or sell-side equity, or consulting.

•   Advanced degrees in a field of science or business (MD, MSc, PhD, MBA, MPH, BME) will be considered for applicants with less business experience

•   Strong analytical capabilities and willingness to learn new skills quickly

•   Self-starter with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities and to work independently

•   Good communication, interpersonal & team skills

•   Comfortable with working in a cross-border, multi-cultural team-based environment

Other requirements

All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States

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