Market Intelligence & Data Science Analyst

We are looking for a candiate with: 

  • Strong drive for continuous learning and innovation in data science and market intelligence.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, effective in cross-functional team settings.
  • Proficiency in information gathering and analysis to stay ahead of industry trends.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a dynamic work environment.
  • Solid understanding of risk management principles within data management.
  • Commitment to ethical standards and confidentiality in handling sensitive information.

Join our team as an Analyst or Senior Analyst in the Market Intelligence & Data Science function at Novacap. Your expertise in investment research and data analysis can be the driving force behind insightful investment decisions. If you’re passionate about influencing key business strategies through compelling data insights, this role is tailored for you.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Leverage top-tier market intelligence platforms and draw out insights through our data visualization tools, such as PowerBi and Tableau, to support our investment team in formulating their sourcing strategies and conducting target due diligence.
  • Produce comprehensive reports and dashboards following various analyses.
  • Engage in thorough sector analysis to unearth market trends and uncover lucrative opportunities.
  • Gather and dissect market intelligence, keeping a keen eye on macroeconomic trends and competitive dynamics.
  • Dive deep into equity research focusing on comparable, prospects, and comprehensive company analysis.
  • Utilize advanced data analysis techniques, including predictive modeling, to forecast and strategize.
  • Translate complex data insights into understandable narratives for non-technical stakeholders.
  • Expertly handle several projects at once, demonstrating strong organizational skills and efficient time management.
  • Offer continuous training and remain updated on market trends. Embrace a culture of constant learning.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Solid experience in investment research and familiarity with tools like Pitchbook, Prequin, Deal-Edge, AlphaSense, and FactSet.
  • Proficiency in data visualization (PowerBi, Tableau) and automation (PowerAutomate, Alteryx).
  • Good grasp of financial modeling and financial statement analysis.
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or Statistics. or other relevant fields.
  • Advanced analytical skills, with experience or interest in learning predictive modeling and statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks and compliance in the finance sector.
  • Strong coding abilities (Python, SQL) are a plus.
  • Understanding of data management systems (Snowflake, AWS Data Lake, Databricks) is beneficial.
  • Bilingual in French and English, with proficiency in both speaking and writing.

Why join Novacap?

This role offers a dynamic and challenging opportunity at the cutting edge of data-driven decision-making in the investment sector. We offer a space where your technical skills and enthusiasm for private equity can thrive. Join our energetic team and play a key role in shaping important business strategies, seeing the direct results of your work.

Candidates with a strong mix of technical know-how and a deep interest in private equity are encouraged to apply. Join us in transforming investment strategies through advanced data and market intelligence.

To take the first step in this exciting journey, please send your CV to [email protected]