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Investment Specialist

Apply Now Job ID 5034152003 Date posted 04/07/2022

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Partnerships Team is tasked with accelerating the time to market of our AAM solution through strategic investments in technology and operations, responsible for the entire process of scouting, evaluating, and executing suitable investment and acquisition opportunities worldwide for Supernal.

Our ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in the fields of investment banking, private equity, or financial analysis of companies, ideally paired with a strong interest and history in emerging (aviation) technologies.

The Investment Specialist plays a key role in determining future success for Supernal. The role is responsible for the investment process from the beginning to end and leads cross-functional teams in exploring suitable investment opportunities. The position engages directly with Supernal leadership, both on the engineering and commercial side, and has broad exposure to the AAM market.

What you can do:

  • Support the investment process from beginning to end
  • Support cross-functional investment teams made up of engineering, strategy, legal, finance and other functions
  • Regularly report and present work to the Supernal investment committee
  • Own specific technology areas in collaboration with the engineering team
  • Scout for investment opportunities and strategically fill the deal pipeline
  • Demonstrate an analytical and solutions-focused approach
  • Regularly attend key industry events and investment conferences
  • Assist in building an international community of startups, investors, and innovation professionals
  • Develop a deep understanding of the UAM technology and operations landscape and a clear vision of Supernal’s role now and in the future

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, aviation, or similar field
  • 3+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity or financial consulting services (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Demonstrated success in a top-tier academic program
  • Experience working with due diligence processes
  • Outstanding quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and superb written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with financial modeling and valuation techniques
  • Practical knowledge of steering portfolio companies towards strategic objectives and reporting on key performance indicators
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree
  • Aviation industry experience
  • Experience in the mobility space with Remotely-Piloted Aerial Systems or Urban Air Mobility preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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