Investment Executive

Harcourt Matthews Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a leading global Investment Management group, this highly successful business focuses on infrastructure and real estate to create real value for investors, project partners, communities and end users. Operating globally, with a head office in London, the organisation has doubled in size in the past two years, and with circa $10bn++ of equity capital in funds and is enjoying ambitious expansion across all revenue streams. As a result, the company is recruiting for an Investment Executive to originate and execute development strategy & opportunities in renewables, low carbon energy generation and energy related infrastructure investments (transmission, storage…), and take an active role in implementation in these, predominantly European energy markets. Fluency in English and French/German or Spanish are prerequisite as is the ability to communicate well, partnering demanding audiences. Your brief includes:

•Originating & executing opportunities in renewables, low carbon energy generation & energy related infrastructure investments
•Significant input into & actively implementing business development strategy to deliver opportunities
•Developing networks & relationships to support strategy implementation
•Originating & leading structuring & completion of sector transactions, predominantly investments & acquisitions alongside refinancing & disposals
•Leading on target investment appraisal including managing due diligence advisers, reviewing & challenging outputs from underlying project financial models & presenting investment papers
•Negotiation of investment-related documentation including sale & purchase agreements, shareholder agreements & financing documents
•Acting as a corporate & fund representative in meetings with vendors, acquisition partners, co-shareholders, financiers & contractors

As a 2:1/1st class graduate or MBA with a strong academic track record, you will demonstrate significant transactional and investments experience gained within the energy sector, proven financial analysis skills, strong Excel financial modelling expertise and fluency in English and French/German and/or Spanish. The role demands strong marketing and sales ability, a rigorous analytical and results-oriented approach, numerical dexterity and outstanding interpersonal skills. The ability to influence and build robust relationships with key stakeholders is prerequisite to the success of the role. Given the international focus of the business, you will be expected to undertake an element of European and global travel.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing