Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference BBBH11672_1602681068

Acre is supporting one of the world's most highly regarded investment managers to Identify an Investment & Portfolio Manager to deploy capital from a newly raised £125m+ equity fund focussed on critical Natural Capital/ Ecosystems and Nature Based Solutions.

With the Oceans, Forests and Soils systems of our planet facing ecological collapse, you will be on the front line in providing capital to scalable solutions to one of the most pressing challenges of our time.

Our client is a long-term investor focused on building social, environmental, and economic value, and de risking investments through excellent financial, technical and ESG.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Screening investment opportunities against fund criteria. Largely this will include growth capital targets with some allocation to greenfield projects.

  • Initial modelling and structuring of deal terms to present to the Fund principals for discussion

  • Liaising with target investees to keep them abreast of and committed to the Fund investment process and managing transaction to close.

  • Conducting and managing investment due diligence

As an active owner, investments are made in businesses that have the potential to be best practice models in their sector and deliver unique sustainable growth.

Consequently, you will also be:

  • Directly observing and overseeing the delivery of business plans by investee project and companies

  • Working with management teams and consultants to add additional value

  • Ensuring the timely provision of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and ESG reporting by investees.

Essential skills & experience

  • Six+ years working successfully in a private equity investment role. Experience in the food, recycling or energy sectors plus a strong deal track record is preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the authoring of reports and the preparation and delivery of presentations to senior audiences.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing investments including the implementation of growth and/or improvement projects across portfolio companies or corporates.

If you are a successful Investor with a passion for conserving the earth's ecosystems, this Is an opportunity not to be missed, get in touch today.