Location Amsterdam, Gemeente Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive + 15% Bonus
Reference BBBH14001_1627324996

SHV Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SHV, a family-owned multinational with 55,000 employees in 58 countries and with a portfolio of companies such as Macro, Mammoet, ERIKS, Nutreco, NPM Capital, and ONE-Dyas. SHV Energy consists of a group of specialised energy companies, whose mission is to provide decentralised, low-carbon, and clean energy solutions to millions of business and residential customers who are not on the gas grid.

Committed to catalysing business models that support commercial & industrial customers with solutions that address cost efficiency and environmental concern, SHV Energy envisions building a sizable business through targeted acquisitions in the distributed renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors.

As an Investment Manager, you will have a crucial role in realising this vision, as your expertise on the energy transition and its implications in business opportunities will enable you to successfully materialize the acquisition of ventures that fit within SHV Energy's Renewable Energy Strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

Identify and screen acquisition targets that fit within SHV Energy renewable solution strategy

  • Actively participate in defining priority segments and markets for acquisition targets

  • Conduct and oversee market research to better understand market dynamics and key players

  • Reach out to potential acquisition targets, explore strategic fit, actionability, and investment rational

  • Engage with advisors to get insight and access to targets

Build up a network to get access to investment opportunities

  • Build up a network among European companies active in commercial and industrial energy efficiency

  • Actively engage with advisors active and key stakeholders in energy efficiency and distributed energy

Lead due diligence and deal process for M&A processes

  • Lead M&A process with the support of M&A team

  • Coordinate due diligence with internal and external specialists

  • Structure and negotiate transactions with shareholders and management of targets

  • Prepare investment proposals and Board presentations

Formulate growth strategies for portfolio companies and support management in delivering on that strategy

  • Work closely with the management of portfolio companies to deliver on improvement potential identified in due diligence

  • Define growth strategy for portfolio companies

  • Support management of portfolio companies to deliver on growth, new product development, and continuous improvement

  • Identify and deliver on synergies between portfolio companies and SHV Energy BUs

Build and share expertise on the energy transition and its implication and business opportunities

  • Monitor energy transition market trends and development

  • Distill relevant market trends to adjust and refine SHV Energy's renewable solution strategy

  • Provide SHV Energy with a broader perspective on the energy transition and implications for SHV Energy

Key Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business, engineering, finance, or any other relevant field of study

  • Minimal 6 years' work experience in energy efficiency or renewable energy sectors; ability to lead deals end to end, motivate & nurture a team, due diligence management, financial modeling, commercial structuring

  • Relevant network in the energy sector across Europe

  • Experience in working with private equity or asset management

  • Ideally experience in M&A, due diligence, and valuation, a record of accomplishment of successful investment, board representation, portfolio company support, and portfolio management

  • Excellent command of English and ideally, French or German

  • Strategic thinker, comfortable analysing complexity and identifying the core opportunities and challenges

  • Strong comminutor and networker

  • Result oriented, flexible in approach to deliver on objectives, and enjoy cooperation

SHV Energy is an equal opportunity company and adheres to ethical recruiting methods ensuring that there is no discrimination against any candidate because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

If you're interested in this opportunity, please apply directly or contact Samantha Rogers at Samantha.Rogers@acre.com.