Impact Investment Research - Ref: AB13763

Our client, a highly regarded Investment firm with circa $48Bil of Asset under Advice has a newly created role for a talented and experienced investment professional to join their investment research team. This is a strategically important role focussed on impact investment. The successful candidate will be responsible for both impact investments and advising clients of impact strategies in their portfolios.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Principally focused on generating market rate returns in the private equity asset class (which includes buyouts, growth, venture capital and private equity real estate).

  • Primary responsibilities include manager selections - sourcing, due diligence, legal review and negotiation, monitoring, manager relationship management and performance reporting.

  • Additional responsibilities include manager landscaping, co-investment sourcing, and impact measurement.

  • Client Portfolio Management: Act as an advisor to client accounts where there is a mandate to invest in Impact funds or to craft an impact strategy and might underwrite strategy-specific investments for a smaller cohort of client portfolios to deliver meaningful impact through real world outcomes.

Experience & Qualifications

  • At least 7 years Investment experience preferably from either an investment bank, asset-management firm, investment consultant or asset allocator with a demonstrable track record of impact investing.

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation-based communication skills. A mature, balanced and convincing communication style. Be comfortable and confident interacting with business leaders and sophisticated asset managers.

  • Possess a strategic mind-set and be able to evidence a flexible entrepreneurial attitude with an ability to support a developing strategy within a fast-moving and high energy organisation.

  • An appetite for tackling challenging projects, whilst offering the chance to make an impact.

  • Candidate is expected to have an undergraduate degree with a strong record of academic achievement. CFA Chartership is preferred, but not essential.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to http://alex@meredithbrown.com

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.