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Senior Private Markets Investment Specialist - Business Development

Legal & General
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Description

The world of investment is changing. Our vision at Legal & General Investment Management is to create a better, more sustainable future through responsible investing. We work in partnership with our clients around the globe to deliver positive long-term outcomes, while rising to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. To meet our clients' complex and evolving investment needs, our investment strategies cover a broad array of asset classes and styles, including equities, bonds, property and alternatives, as well as multi-asset funds. We're focused on continuously innovating our investment products, maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes, and striving to build a more responsible and sustainable future.

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to join our successful Private Markets Investment Solutions Team as a Senior Private Markets Investment Specialist driving origination, design and delivery of new business projects for the Private Markets platform in key growth areas including Energy Transition, Impact Investing, Living and Emerging Private Market sectors.

Private Markets Investment Solutions is a dynamic and expanding team with several newly created roles available for candidates with a variety of experience and backgrounds. As part of the team these positions will play a key role in helping to shape and drive the ambitious future growth targets for Legal & General Investment Management's Private Markets business in 2024 and beyond.

Duties include:
  • Principal for the delivery of strategic new business projects which further LGIM's strategic goal of Private Markets expansion
  • Co-ordinate business proposals and presentations to support new business initiatives
  • Pitch new business proposals to investors and key internal stakeholders
  • Principal for triage of new business opportunities
  • Leverage an extensive external network to originate innovative ideas, market intelligence and opportunities for the platform
  • Act as a specialist subject matter expert to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with LGIM's product and distribution teams to contribute specialist Private Markets knowledge for strategic growth projects in launch, development, or change
  • A key contributor to business planning and project prioritisation
  • Work with the Sales Team to support distribution for existing and new Private Markets solutions to grow AUM and revenue streams
  • Experience working in the real estate, infrastructure, or private equity sectors, ideally in a client or investment facing role
  • A passion for working on growth projects in the private markets space
  • Strong persuasive writing, business case and presentation skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude to problem solving and good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organised and versatile, with an ability to multi-task
  • A collaborator who can connect well with teammates, reports, Fund Managers and Senior Management
  • An ambition to succeed
Additional Information

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we've grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands.

We're all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you'll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we're supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there's over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don't have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don't just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it's important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we're always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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