The associate in the Early Stage Life Science practice is responsible for assisting with portfolio management, client outreach, client onboarding, tracking portfolio credit/regulatory issues and supporting cross-sell opportunities. This role supports the VPs and Managing Director and involves collaborating with cross-functional SVB teams representing credit cards, letters of credit, foreign exchange, treasury management and private banking, with the goal of orchestrating a superior client experience and maximizing support of client relationships.
Much of the work will be in collaboration with VPs and Managing Director. The candidate should have strong task management, prioritization and project management skills, and the ability to work independently and have the availability to attend networking and evening events occasionally. The candidate should have an Interest in life science startups, investor relationships, and cross-collaboration with internal groups. A successful candidate will engage in staying up to date on life science technology market and sector trends.
Strong written and communication skills are essential. The candidate should approach each client engagement, electronic or live, as an opportunity to advise clients and to improve their business standing through that advice. The Associate will engage in client meetings both with call preparation and in taking notes. We strive to establish ourselves as trusted advisors more than 'bankers', and the candidate will engage and build relationships with key client stakeholders to remain well-informed and able to respond to changing circumstances while appropriately balancing client and SVB needs
Internally, a self-aware approach to engaging with the team, and be able to cross-collaborate
Strong relationship management skills
Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong focus and ownership of the overall client experience
Ability to manage time and prioritize
Able to work in a team environment, but comfortable working independently
Knowledge of banking products and operations
Excellent attention to details
3+ years of related experience
Bachelor's degree in Life Science is preferred
Internal Number: 6738394
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