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Senior Investment Manager : Solar Energy

The Organisation:

The Green Recruitment Company represents a leading solar energy developer who as developed and sold in excess of 150MW of Solar Projects in the UK & Northern Ireland.

This developer has established teams in Australia, California and Ireland has presently has 500MW + of projects under development in these regions.

The developer is owned by its management and a major single family office.

They have a small nimble management lead team, which facilitates quick decision making and are well financially backed.

They are now looking for a senior investment manager to join their central team to assist with the management of their investments.

The Role:

The role is for a Senior Investment Manager working alongside the executive directors, and would involve the following responsibilities:

* Reviewing opportunities for the company to make investments / sell assets.

* Initial screening of investment opportunities through qualitative research, financial modelling of projected revenues, and risk analysis.

Undertaking rigorous technical, financial and legal due diligence.

* Write concise and accurate proposals, memoranda and investment committee papers to support the development, execution and management of deals.

* Lead due diligence, negotiation and completion of investment opportunities.

* Manage relationships with key partners such as legal and technical advisory firms

* Report clearly and in a timely fashion on all aspects of deals in progress; lead and remain accountable for the ongoing management and operational involvement in completed investments

* Assist with the ongoing management of exiting investments including : reporting to stakeholders on the updated status of the developments etc.

* Develop and maintain a strong network of external relationships to support the team's origination activities.

Person Specification:

A successful candidate for this position would possess the following attributes:

* Strong academics : 2:1 or above

* 5 to 10 years' experience in an investment professional environment : e.g.

other solar developer, investment banking, private equity, corporate finance.

* Experienced financial modeller, thoroughly at ease with preparing and reviewing financial models

* Experience of leading or project managing complex tasks

* Strong analytical skills

* UK energy experience is key, experience of other European or US markets helpful

* Transaction experience in the Renewable Energy Industry.

* Excellent attention to detail with proactive, practical and commercial approach

* Experience leading on deals co-ordinating all advisors, preparing internal Investment Committee papers and overseeing investment process

* Comfortable in small teams and being able to work independently.

* Comfortable with travel around the UK and occasional travel to USA, Ireland and Australia.