Deal Operations Associate, Ventures


New York, NY, USA
Posted on February 26, 2024

Why join us?

Are you looking to join a dynamic pension plan that embodies the strong values of its 500,000 members and is an industry leading global investor? If so, we would love to tell you our story.

At OMERS we put our people first and are proud to embrace the diversity of thought and leadership that comes from having locations in Toronto, London, New York, Singapore, Sydney and other major cities across North America and Europe.  Our culture is truly one of a kind. We get stuff done, and have fun doing it!  We take great pride in contributing to the communities where we live with an ever-constant eye to the global investment markets.

Role: Deal Operations Associate

OMERS Ventures, an early-stage tech investor, is looking for a data loving, process-driven team member to join us in either Toronto, New York, or Palo Alto (SF Bay Area) as a Deal Operations Associate. The Deal Operations Associate will work closely with an experienced team of venture capital investors, running the weekly deal pipeline, project managing the deal process, and staying on top of deal metrics. You’ll be part of a collaborative team that is committed to driving innovation and growth in the tech industry. This position offers a unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders and contribute to shaping the future of technology startups. We care more about the raw skills, passion for venture, and attitude that you bring to the table than your relevant work experience.

Our investment team is a mix of finance professionals and operators from various industries that bring diverse perspectives as we evaluate investment opportunities. Our operations team plays an important role ensuring the investors have the opportunity to see and win the best deals.

The ideal candidate for this role will be excited to:

  • Maintain the deal pipeline, working closely with investors to ensure data is always up to date
  • Work directly with Partners and Investors to deliver systematic insights and help refine their investing activities
  • Create and maintain processes and documentation related to every aspect of deal flow, from origination through due diligence to deal closing
  • Organize and lead the weekly deal meetings, monthly competitive review process and our quarterly investor reviews
  • Coordinate with other departments (FundOps, Legal & Finance) to ensure the timely execution of deals
  • Manage our data and workflow platforms including CRM


  • 5 years’ experience working in an operations role, at an established venture capital firm
  • A natural “systems thinker” who enjoys process and workflow improvements
  • Skilled at organizing tasks and delivering results in a fast-paced setting
  • High emotional intelligence, ability to work with a diverse cross section of individuals
  • Driven by curiosity. With a strong desire to learn & improve.

The annualized base salary ranges for the primary location in the US is listed below. The base salary that is ultimately offered to the successful candidate will consider a wide array of factors included but not limited to the individual’s skill set.

Location: New York, San Francisco

Base Pay Range: $115,000 – 145,000 USD

You may also be eligible to receive an annual Incentive Award pursuant to our Short-Term Incentive Plan and our Long-Term Incentive Plan (if applicable), and to participate in our group benefits and retirement plans – details on these elements of compensation are included with OMERS and Oxford offer letters.

Our story:

Founded in 1962, OMERS is one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans, with $127.4 billion in net assets as at June 30, 2023. OMERS is a jointly-sponsored pension plan, with more than 1,000 participating employers ranging from large cities to local agencies, and over half a million active, deferred and retired members. OMERS members include union and non-union employees of municipalities, school boards, local boards, transit systems, electrical utilities, emergency services and children’s aid societies across Ontario. Contributions to the Plan are funded equally by members and employers. OMERS teams work in Toronto, London, New York, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Singapore, Sydney and other major cities across North America and Europe – serving members and employers and originating and managing a diversified portfolio of high-quality investments in public markets, private equity, infrastructure and real estate.

OMERS is committed to having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we live and work. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At OMERS inclusion and diversity means belonging. How we create a sense of belonging is through our employees and our vast network of Employee Resource Groups. Whether you are passionate about gender, pride, or visible minorities, we have groups that are focused on making a difference in all of our lives.

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