Current vacancy at Wellington Partners

Medical graduate as Life Science Investment Associate

Location: Munich

Job profile:

Wellington Partners is looking for a highly motivated Associate for the Life Science investment team in Munich, with superb medical understanding and a strong desire to build a successful career in Venture Capital.


  • Managing the life science deal flow, identifying and sourcing investment opportunities
  • Evaluating business ideas, including the assessment of the medical value of products or services, market competition analysis, financials and team
  • Working closely with and supporting the General Partners on elements of the due diligence process and in tasks arising from portfolio management
  • Developing a network of private and institutional investors, incubators, research organizations, consultants and industry experts to source and pro-actively identify potential investments


  • Medical degree (grade 1 or 2), ideally medical doctorate qualification (Dr. med.)
  • Strong scientific understanding and very good numeric skills
  • Passionate about innovation in life sciences and the improvement of medical practice
  • Strong interest in investments, capital markets, business models and finance
  • Familiarity with standard office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


  • Ambitious, hard-working and diligent personality, willing to take responsibility
  • Strong networker, outgoing person, great sense of team work
  • Willingness to learn fast, high level of self-motivation
  • Multilingual, ability to conduct business in German and English is a pre-requisite

About Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners is among the most successful pan-European Venture Capital firms. With more than € 800 million under management, we invest in start-up companies throughout Europe that have the potential to become global leaders. Going forward we plan to further expand our investment activities in life sciences, an area where we have a leading position in the German-speaking countries and beyond.
Since 1998, Wellington Partners has invested in approx. 40 life science companies, including publicly listed firms such as 4SC, Actelion (acquired by Johnson&Johnson), Evolva, Genkyotex, Noemalife, Oxford Immunotec, Supersonic Imagine and Wavelight (acquired by Alcon), as well as privately held companies such as Atopix (acquired by Chiesi), AyoxxA, Definiens (acquired by Medimmune/AstraZeneca), EndoStim, Grandis (acquired by Novartis), G-Therapeutics, immatics, invendo medical, iOmx, Middle Peak Medical (acquired by Symetis/Boston Scientific), mtm laboratories (acquired by Roche), Neuway Pharma, Perfect Vision (acquired by Bausch&Lomb), Quanta Dialysis Technologies, Rigontec, Sapiens (acquired by Medtronic), Sensimed, Symetis (acquired by Boston Scientific), Themis and UroMems.

Contact details:

Ulrike Hartl

T: +49 89 219941-20

Fax: +49 89 219941-7720

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