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Manager / Senior Manager, New Ventures

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time, Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories: New Ventures

About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global center for business, innovation and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.

For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg

About New Ventures

At EDB New Ventures, the team identifies opportunities for new venture creation in Singapore and enables such opportunities through co-investments with strategic corporate partners, with the aim of developing new revenue streams or business units anchored in Singapore.
The New Ventures team leverages on EDB’s local and global network to scout and identify investment opportunities and is set up to drive the end-to-end process from origination, due diligence, structuring, investment closing and value creation post-investment.

We are looking for a Senior Manager/ Manager to lead / support the identification and evaluation of investment opportunities, conduct necessary due diligence, investment structuring and execution of the legal documentation. This candidate must have financial background and competent in financial analysis and modelling , with prior investment transaction experience.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Leading the due diligence for prospective ventures which include but not limited to understanding and undertaking analysis of prospective ventures’ financial performance and/or projections, commercial viability, technical feasibility
• Building and reviewing financial models (including valuation and returns models) for potential investments
• Determining deal terms, value creation strategy and mitigate risks for EDB, and supporting negotiation of such terms with the prospective ventures
• Preparing the necessary documents and presentations for review and final investment approval by investment committee.
• Supporting senior members of the New Ventures Team and EDB business units in regular portfolio review meetings
• Supporting senior members of the New Ventures Team in day-to-day clients’ relationship maintenance, as well as in external conferences and meetings
As the candidate gains more investment experience, there will be opportunities to develop leadership, business development and customer engagement skills.

To meet the challenges of this role, you must have:
• Background in finance, business or accounting
• 4-6 years of working experience with at least 1-2 years of direct experience in venture capital, private equity, corporate finance, M&A or investment banking.
• Prior investment transactions experience or start-up experience preferred
• Strong financial modelling and analysis skills
• Proactive, with a high level of resourcefulness to drive new initiatives and projects. Strong organisational, time management and multi-tasking skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong team player
• Singaporean

We review applications on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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