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Investment & Partnership Analyst II

Last Updated Date:  Jul 16, 2024

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55403

Company:  Doosan Bobcat NA US

Job Information

Doosan Bobcat Inc, the global leader compact construction equipment, is embarking on creating new products, services, and businesses that can adapt new and emerging technologies.  In order to accomplish this, Bobcat is looking to create partnerships and business relationships with start-ups and other firms that can provide expertise in helping to apply new technologies and develop these solutions or businesses.  Doosan Bobcat is conducting research on providers and firms in the identified technology areas and creating strategic and financial business cases which align to the overall innovation mission. 

The primary role of the investment/venture capital analyst is to conduct research, thorough analysis, and provide recommendations for investment in start-up companies, third party providers, and emerging technologies that align with Bobcat and Doosan’s long-term vision of creating new products, services or businesses that enhance our global market position.

Role & Responsibility

Innovation Strategy Support

  • Support innovation team with strategy related content and development
  • Strategically align potential partners to the developed strategy

Screen/Identify Potential Partners

  • Help identify firms that fit pre-determined criteria of targeted technology areas
  • Deal screening: call and/or meet with prospect companies, evaluate potential fit
  • Documentation: summarize call notes and research information
  • Gather information from the target company and industry experts
  • Network with peers working with other Venture Capital Firms

Research, Evaluate and Analyze Potential partners

  • Research and talk to existing references and customers of the target company
  • Research potential competitors to the target company
  • Assist the technical team to evaluate the target company’s technology including IPs
  • Conduct background checks on the current management of the target company
  • Provide recommendations based on thorough research and evaluation

Modeling, Reporting Documentation

  • Support finance function to perform valuation analysis/modelling
  • Prepare internal documentation and required presentation materials and assist in presentation to Senior management
  • Assist in any due diligence
  • Create, align and present financial business cases related to new technologies and potential solutions developed

Job Requirement

  • Education Required: Bachelor's or Master's degree in finance, business administration, applied mathematics, statistics, economics or related field.
  • Experience Required: 1-3 years of investment (VC, investment banking, private equity)
  • Travel Required: 30-50%
  • Outstanding analytical skills, detail-oriented, proactive and self-motivated
  • Strong knowledge of Excel including advanced function
  • Experience with cash flow modeling and investment valuation techniques
  • Ability to produce well designed professional looking Powerpoint presentations
  • Motivated and enthusiastic self-starter who works on own initiative with light supervision
  • Confident and positive, high-energy, cultured, capable of easily interacting with senior management
  • Flexible and willing to get involved in many different aspects of the business as required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highest ethical standards

As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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