Location Paris
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Competitive
Reference ACRE-12387

Are you a seasoned investment professional passionate about the energy transition? Here is an opportunity to join a well-established and purpose-leading private equity investor and leverage your experience in the field.

Our client, with assets under management (AuM) exceeding €5 billion and a successful track record of over 20 years, is a leading private equity firm dedicated to energy transition and innovation. This role will be a part of the Renewable Energy team, which has a remarkable 15-year record of success in creating strategic partnerships with European renewable energy developers and supporting them to become prominent independent power producers (IPPs).

As the VP/ Senior Investment Manager, you will lead the execution of investment deals from inception to completion, identifying and generating new investment opportunities in collaboration with the team.

Location: Paris, France

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough due diligence and risk assessments on potential investment opportunities.

  • Negotiate and structure complex investment documents and agreements.

  • Develop and present investment recommendations to senior leadership and the investment committee.

  • Manage and mentor a team of associate and analyst-level professionals, providing guidance and support.

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders, including legal, finance, and operations teams, to ensure seamless execution of investment strategies.

  • Stay abreast of Renewable Energy industry trends, market developments, and regulatory changes to make informed investment decisions.

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including renewable energy developers, project owners, and industry experts.

Key Requirements:

  • University degree in finance, economics, or a related field (MBA or CFA preferred).

  • Good understanding of the energy transition and implications for renewable energy producers.

  • 8-10 years of experience acquiring, developing, and successfully divesting companies/assets in the Energy sector, gained either in industry, transaction services, consultancy, or asset management.

  • A robust and active network within the corporate finance and broader intermediary community, as well as banks and other relevant organizations and platforms.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and mentor junior team members effectively.

  • Solid understanding of financial markets, investment products, and risk management.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working in a lean, dedicated, and highly motivated team.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to leverage and further develop your investment skills with a leading private equity firm committed to mobilizing capital toward sustainable and innovative solutions.

If you have the skills and experience required to add value to a high-performing team, please apply with your English CV using the link below. For more information, please get in touch with Dulce Flores at dulce.flores@acre.com.