Vice President

Colombo (LK)
Competitive package with benefits
12 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Ironwood Capital Partners (“IWCP”) is a private equity General Partner incorporated to manage dedicated country funds for Sri Lanka. IWCP is the first fund to successfully raise capital to invest in Sri Lanka and offers Sri Lankan firms access to much-needed capital for growth and expansion, as well as managerial support and access to regional networks. Portfolio companies include Abans Finance, Laundromat, Colombo Coffee Company, Barista Coffee Lanka, Caramel Pumpkin, Elizabeth Moir School, Sugar Restaurants, and FindMyFare.


Position: Vice President

IWCP is seeking to hire a highly motivated individual wanting to be part of a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization. He/she will have the opportunity to play a senior role with an experienced investment team and alongside the Board and Senior Management of our portfolio companies. The role will entail working across several portfolio companies in supporting and monitoring the execution of key strategic initiatives such as new product launches, retail expansions, process re-engineering, and bolt-on acquisitions. It will also include overseeing and mentoring Ironwood’s Analysts and Associates.


Responsibilities will include leading and overseeing:

  • Monitoring and supporting the execution of strategic projects in portfolio companies
  • Working with the Board and Senior Management of portfolio companies and reporting to IWCP IC on progress made on key strategic initiatives and financial results
  • Analysis of investment opportunities including financial modeling, valuation, and return analysis
  • In-depth market research and commercial due diligence of investment opportunities
  • Preparing Term Sheets and IWCP Investment Committee (“IC”) memos to support investment decisions  

Desired personal characteristics:

  • An independent thinker and strong problem solver
  • Ability to think in a logical and structured manner and exhibit good practical judgment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to take initiative
  • Rigorous and detail-oriented approach
  • Goal-oriented with a track record of high achievement
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior team members

Required qualifications and skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in private equity, investment banking, equity research, corporate banking, or management/strategy consulting with a leading firm
  • Good working knowledge of financial modeling, corporate finance, valuation methods, and accounting
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree from a top university

Interested candidates should submit their CV to

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