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Investment Associate / German Speaker

Investment Associate / German Speaker

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

Our client is a forward-thinking renewable energy infrastructure fund who have recently broadened their technology remit into energy solutions. 

 

They are looking for an Investment Associate to support the Investment Manager with delivering the European development pipeline with a strong focus on the German market.

 

THE ROLE: 

This is an end-to-end transaction process with a strong emphasis on deal execution. 

The ideal candidate will have 1-4 years' experience in Investment Management, ideally in the renewable energy or infrastructure space. However, this is not essential. 

Responsibilities in the role include the following: 

  • Will be responsible / involved in the development of detailed financial models to accurately value investment opportunities for specific projects
  • Have a hands-on role in the development of projects in Germany
  • Work with the Company directors in order to support the establishment of operations for the Company. This would involve aspects of Corporate Governance, investor relations and commercial workstreams
  • Ability to draft company presentations and Information Memorandum for sale and financing purposes
  • Drafting investment papers putting forward key risks, mitigations and investment recommendationS
 

THE INDIVIDUAL: 

 
  • Fluent in English and German. Other languages skills are desired
  • Strong academics – 2:1 / equivalent or above
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an investment professional environment – commercial lending, investment banking, corporate finance, private equity or accountancy firm or legal firm preferred
  • Interest in investment, finance and global resource sustainability and establishment of the plastic’s circular economy
  • Strong excel and Powerpoint skills, with financial modelling experience in DCF/NPV valuation
  • Job will be within a dynamic fast-moving start-up environment; candidates must be willing to work on workstreams that may be outside of their standard job role if required by the Company
  • Excellent attention to detail with proactive, practical and commercial approach