Head of Private Equity

Sydney, Australia
Senior Investment level
Sep 17, 2020
Sep 29, 2020
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Portfolio Head Private Markets and working collaboratively with the Private Markets team and the broader Investment team, the key responsibilities of the newly created Head of Private Equity are:
  • Ongoing development of the sector strategy and innovation across the asset class;
  • Manage portfolio construction to maximise return and manage risk within sector risk budget parameters;
  • Execute the sector strategy, including investment due diligence and recommending to the Investment Committee new capital commitments and mandate opportunities; and
  • Portfolio management and monitoring, including dealing with corporate actions.
The role will operate within the overall Investment Strategy team with prime responsibility for the Private Equity sector strategy. This includes ongoing development and review of the strategy, preparing Investment Committee recommendations and effectively presenting these to the Investment Committee. The role will manage portfolio construction within approved risk parameters and work closely with the Investment Analytics team on inputs to sector exposure and fee forecast models. Active participation in Private Markets asset allocation discussions will also be required.

To be successful we require significant private equity and venture capital investment experience with a strong industry network from you. Specific experience in developing private equity strategies for institutional investors and successfully executing portfolio strategies will be highly regarded so that you can also have meaningful input into asset allocation discussions involving private equity. Substantial experience and understanding of alignment mechanisms, fee structures, governance and the management of conflicts of interest across private equity fund and mandate structures is required.
Tertiary qualifications in a finance, investment, economics or related discipline. Postgraduate qualifications in finance - Master of Applied Finance and/or CFA would be well regarded.

Why Cbus?
You can be part of an award-winning organisation that is genuinely committed to delivering workplace diversity, inclusion and flexible working arrangements as an enabler of our purpose - to act in the best interest of our members and maximise their retirement outcomes.

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About Cbus
Cbus is one of Australia's largest industry superannuation funds and the national industry fund for the construction, building, infrastructure and allied industries. Established in 1984, Cbus provides superannuation benefits to over 780,000 members, has assets over $50 billion, and accepts contributions from more than 150,000 employers.

Applications Close: COB 29 September 2020.
Please note that this full time position is based in Melbourne or Sydney.

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