Investment Officer / Senior Officer - Private Equity (Based in Beijing)

Recruiter
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jan 2022
Closes
27 Jan 2022
Ref
13345312
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow-infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 104 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients' needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.pital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.
AIIB's Investment Operations are divided into two regions, 1 and 2. Each region is led by a Vice President (VP) and reporting staff includes technical specialists and bankers. Region 1 is responsible for South East Asia, the Pacific Islands and South Asia (except Pakistan and Afghanistan), while Region 2 covers Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.
The Banking Department has the following business lines: (i) Capital Markets and Structured Products, (ii) Digital Infrastructure and Other Productive Sectors, (iii) Financial Institutions and Syndication, and (iv) Private Equity.
The (Senior) Investment Officer - Private Equity is expected to work with other team members primarily in the origination and execution of equity market investments (such as indirect equity investments via private equity funds as well as direct equity investments both in corporate platforms and in specific projects), and as necessary in the origination and execution of debt market investments (such as loans and guarantees), and/or capital market investments (such as corporate bonds, green bonds, project bonds and other asset-backed securities). The (Senior) Investment Officer is expected to work closely with other relevant AIIB departments.

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in origination and lead execution of investment projects in the relevant mandated areas;
  • Lead project due diligence and approval processes, with emphasis on ensuring key economic, financial, technical, and legal issues are considered and mitigants incorporated in the financing structure and legal documents;
  • Analyze financial statements and assist project team leaders in structuring transactions; review and when necessary prepare project and corporate financial models;
  • Perform research on projects and clients;
  • Represent the Department in internal meetings coordination, participation, monitoring and reporting;
  • Support internal Bank's coordination through information exchanges and teamwork with relevant divisions of the Bank; supporting the Department's team and management in achieving their targets and objectives;
  • Perform ad hoc tasks assigned by the Senior Management of the Department.

Requirements
  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant work experience (at least 5-8 years for Officer level, 8-10 years for Senior Officer level) in equity investments (funds or direct investments) or in corporate/project finance gained at institutional or other fund investors, commercial/investment banks and/or international financial institutions;
  • Candidates should possess at the minimum a bachelor's degree (master's degree or equivalent preferred) from reputable competitive universities, preferably in business administration or finance;
  • Experience in structuring comprehensive solutions across financial products using debt, private equity and funds, and/or capital market instruments;
  • Experience in working on investment projects through an established approval process;
  • Strong project leading/management skills - able to identify, engage and work with different stakeholders across private and public sectors, such as fund managers, investment advisors, issuers, institutional investors, regulators, banks and other intermediaries;
  • Strong financial, analytical, credit analysis, and modeling skills;
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills in English, knowledge of a language(s) of a country in which AIIB invests would be an advantage;
  • Minimum a bachelor's degree (master's degree or equivalent preferred) in business administration, economics, finance or related fields; and
  • Candidates with the CFA designation are preferred.

AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.
Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.
Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment.

ALL CURRENT VACANCIES

* Closing Date: All opportunities close at 24:00 GMT+8 on the dates listed.

** Job Type: Recruitment of staff is conducted through a merit-based competitive selection process. AIIB shall strive to provide employment opportunities open to all suitably qualified applicants, regardless of religion, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation or nationality.

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