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Investment Analyst

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Bethesda, MD, USA

The Investment Team is responsible for active oversight and management of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s $4 billion in assets.  Our focus is on hiring talented Investment Analysts to support and lead the management of the Foundation’s investment portfolio.  This role provides significant exposure, in both breadth and depth, to the investable universe.  New hires will benefit from an intimate and nimble team that is dedicated to developing and building talent.

The Investment Team provides the financial returns for the Foundation and is comprised of seasoned investors that are dedicated to being strong stewards of capital and producing strong results.  We are building a highly collaborative and purpose-driven culture that is focused on attracting and developing extraordinary talent to support the Foundation’s mission.

Areas of Responsibility: 

The Investment Analyst shares responsibility for the entire investment process.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquiring skills in investment due diligence, selection, and monitoring of investment partners, including fund managers, co-investments, and direct investments.
  • Supporting the sourcing of new opportunities and investment partners across the globe and across asset classes (public markets, private markets, and absolute return).
  • Responsible for supporting the full functions of the Investment Team, including investment operations, performance management, and risk management.
  • Performing primary research on asset classes, portfolio and risk allocation, and capital markets.
  • Integral in the investment analysis and recommendations made to the Team Investment Committee and the Board Investment Committee.
  • Developing frameworks for continued improvements across the investment process.
  • Working closely with the broader organization.

Strong academic background with prior work experience, preferably at a foundation, endowment, or institutional asset manager.  Candidates possess the following competencies:


  • Is open to new ideas, projects, and work situations.
  • Works collaboratively with team members to accomplish objectives.
  • Identifies and takes steps to support and sustain a disciplined process.
  • Seeks diverse experiences and sources of information to learn and grow.
  • Acts as a role model for inclusive behavior.
  • Prepares well-written, well-organized material and presents recommendations in a clear and concise manner.
  • Highly passionate of the mission.


  • Demonstrates knowledge of capital markets and risk-reward of various asset classes.
  • Is able to analyze data and generate reports to assist in the investment strategy and portfolio construction.
  • Supports the initial sourcing and gathering of potential investment opportunities.
  • Understands implications from analysis and is able to perform data analysis in a comprehensive manner.
  • Balances making independent decision-making with input from others and escalates complex decisions.
  • Takes ownership of tasks, decisions, and outcomes.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Bethesda, MD, United States
About Us

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has 70 chapters and branch offices across the country that work diligently to raise funds to help support the search for a cure. In addition, the Foundation provides funding for and accredits more than 120 CF care centers and 53 affiliate programs nationwide, including more than 100 programs for treating adults with CF. The high quality of specialized care available throughout the care center network has led to the improved length and quality of life for people with CF. Located at teaching and community hospitals across the country, these care centers offer the best care, treatments and support for those with CF.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 12 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation