DaVita Jobs – Sr Associate, Strategic Investing

Website DaVita

Job Description:

DaVita Venture Group is a newly formed innovation arm of DaVita, focused on transforming care delivery to improve quality of life for patients around the globe. DVG will fund, develop and launch products, solutions and business models that improve care for patients suffering from kidney disease and related comorbidities. We are seeking a creative, passionate, and driven professional with a deep understanding of healthcare to join our Strategic Venture Investing team. The team will primarily invest in early-stage healthcare tech and services companies with some exposure to devices and diagnostics. Our corporate fund has an evergreen structure with $20M/yr allocated for new investments and a target of 3-5 new investments per year.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support internal business development and identify opportunities for portfolio companies to work with DaVita
    Draft internal investment memos
  • Facilitate involvement of subject matter experts in diligence and strategic assessments
  • Be a thought leader, maintaining up-to-date knowledge on industry and technology trends, as well as attending events/conferences
  • Support fund leaders with the fulfillment of their responsibilities as board members or observers
  • Perform financial and valuation analysis
  • Act as the liaison between portfolio company management and DaVita teams
  • Network and immerse self within DaVita and existing business lanes to understand strategic priorities and initiatives
  • Hold board observer positions with portfolio companies
  • Conduct primary and secondary market research
  • Deal screening: call and/or meet with prospects, evaluate opportunities
  • Assist with the execution of tasks, projects, and priorities supporting portfolio company success including business development, hiring, marketing, and fund raising
  • Gather information from the target company and industry experts
  • Documentation: summarize call notes, enter deals into CRM
  • Network with peers at other venture capital firms and other industry partners
  • Support evaluation of potential M&A, JV, or other financial arrangements in alignment with DaVita’s long term growth objectives
  • Attend relevant conferences and events in support of sourcing and network building

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated problem-solving, quantitative, and qualitative analysis skills, including deep familiarity with financial modeling and valuation techniques
  • Understanding of clinical, operational, and financial drivers that impact healthcare organization decision-making
  • Responds well to change and has a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Highly collaborative work-style, pragmatic, and resourceful problem-solver
  • Denver-based but open to highly qualified remote candidates; Ability to travel required
  • Approaches work with an unparalleled level of personal ownership, responsibility, integrity, and ethics
  • Personal values in line with DaVita’s values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment & Fun
  • Strong communication (written, verbal, listening, and presentation) skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • 5+ years work experience, ideally with exposure to the healthcare industry, consulting or banking background strongly preferred; early-stage investing experience preferred; experience in an operating role in healthcare a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Job Details:

Company: DaVita

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Denver, CO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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