Impact Investment Associate, Rapidly Growing Impact Investor, London, UK

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
May 24, 2023
May 31, 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About our client

Our client is a fast-growing impact investor, looking to add an Impact Investment Associate to its London office. This is an exciting opportunity to join a socially-conscious organisation with a passion for delivering long-lasting positive impact. What the job involves

  • Analyse and evaluate new investment opportunities across a wide range of asset classes and impact investment strategies
  • Prepare Investment Committee papers facilitating decisions about investments
  • Analyse the portfolio on an ongoing basis, including performance characteristics, attribution and look-through exposures; scenario planning; and tracking of impact and other metrics (in collaboration with the Operations team)
  • Engage with and monitor existing asset managers
  • Build up expertise in specific impact investment strategies and relevant social/environmental issues
  • Custom research projects to inform the firm's impact investment strategy
  • Support the efficient management of investment team processes
  • Contribute to investor reporting and communications
  • Build relationships and collaborate with other forward-thinking impact investors
  • Opportunity to represent the firm externally
  • Support for business development and development of new products/target markets for the firm
  • Support enhancement of internal processes and systems
Who we are looking for

  • Experience in private markets asset classes or multi-asset class allocation/manager selection is particularly valuable, but not essential if you have a strong interest in how multi-asset class portfolios are managed
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to understand a wide range of different impact investment strategies and asset classes at the fundamental level, the evaluation of investment managers, and the construction and management of a portfolio
  • Clear interest in social equity and/or environmental sustainability
  • Strong collaboration and project management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written documents and presentations
  • Flexible attitude with a proactive, self-starting approach
  • Strong spreadsheet and data handling/analysis skills

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