Head of Investments

New Permanent



Posted 2 weeks ago

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The Banking and Finance Team at Acre are working on a newly created Head of Investments role for our client - a climate change driven Impact investment Fund. The fund has just finished seeding and secured significant initial investment, they're now looking to build its investment team. This senior level role will report into the CEO - one of the leading thought leaders in climate economics - and be the lead on all investment practices, while creating and leading a team which will ensure consistent return on investment.

Key areas of focus:

  • Climate Change / Decarbonisation
  • Global Investment Strategy

Key responsibilities:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Build and lead a team of relevant professionals to bolster investment strategy and efficiency
  • Be involved in setting return and risk targets for the fund
  • Portfolio optimisation and selection of securities
  • Development and maintenance of key strategic relationships (brokers etc.)

Experience, skills and competencies sought:

  • Extensive experience in the investment management industry, with direct experience of portfolio management.
  • Demonstratable technical and professional knowledge of financial markets and wide range of instrument types including derivatives. CFA or CAIA is expected.
  • Experience of operating within or helping establish risk management guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and at home in front of clients and prospective clients.
  • Team development and leadership skills - Passion for, climate and environmental policy and impact investing.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help guide and grow this firm's capability in the impact investing space, while being a part of a much larger strategy to develop investment products into other relevant areas, following the success of fund 1. If you have the requisite experience and would like to play a key role in the implementation and growth of an impactful and profitable investment strategy, then please do get in touch.


Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Scott Norvall-Andersen 02074005570

Job Ref. BBBH8525