Director Offshore Wind

Michael Page
Zurich, Switzerland
Feb 21, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Our client is a fast growing, successful Swiss Investment Manager with a focus on sustainable investments in infrastructure with Headquarters in Zurich. The companies target is to launch a Global Infrastructure Fund within 12 months. The strategy will emphasize investments in offshore wind. For their further expansion plans, they are searching for a senior investment professional to strengthen the industry, structuring, sourcing and execution competence with a focus on offshore wind.


  • The investment professional will be the key knowledge and execution resource for offshore wind investments.
  • The practice leader maintains a good network within the offshore wind/infrastructure space and assures that the company always follows the latest market trends.
  • Formulate an investment strategy focused on offshore wind.
  • Support and participate in the fund raising activities of the new created fund including participating in investor meetings.
  • Attend, organize and present at networking events in the infrastructure business and build knowledge.
  • Originate and execute offshore wind investments internationally.
  • Contribute to building the investment team knowledge and resources further as required to support future investments.


  • At least 7-10 years' experience within the offshore wind segment with a focus on advising, financing, investing and/or structuring projects.
  • Industrial (utilities), advisory or investment management background with development and/or M&A transaction experience within the offshore wind sector.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills.
  • Structured approach and able to communicate key facts logically and concisely.
  • Project Finance skills are key, especially the knowledge of how to structure funds and investments with a strong understanding of infrastructure investments.
  • Able to take full responsibility for large investments, including leading the project team and process from origination to success.
  • Strong presentation skills and regular presentation to executives.
  • Ability to integrate rapidly and work effectively in a young multicultural fast growing environment.
  • Used to work in a project/deadline driven environment.
  • Pragmatic and hands-on professional.
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong self-motivation.
  • Fluent in English; German is an advantage but not required. Any other language is a plus.
  • University degree or equivalent, CFA or similar certification is a plus.

Job Offer

Our client will offer a very competitive salary package to the successfuly chosen candidate.