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Jon Michel Executive Search
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Dec 21
Excellent
Jon Michel Executive Search
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Dec 21
Excellent
Posted by:
Nissa Foster • Recruiter
Jon Michel Executive Search
Posted by:
Nissa Foster
Recruiter
• Join a Highly Successful and Established team • Invest for the Future! • Breadth of PPP, Core and Core-Plus Investments • Melbourne and Sydney opportunities

This is an exciting time to join a business that makes a real difference to society as it embarks on the next stage of its growth and evolution.

John Laing Group (JL) is a leading international investor across a range of infrastructure sectors. They are a responsible investor, committed to delivering critical and enduring infrastructure which responds to public needs and improves the lives of the communities John Laing serve. The Group’s history has been one of constant evolution and growth, and this remains the case today. The fundamental drivers of infrastructure investment are stronger than ever – population growth, climate change, energy transition, urbanisation and the ever-increasing need for digital connectivity.

The recent acquisition by KKR’s Diversified Core Infrastructure Fund sets the  broader infrastructure investment platform with complementary investment businesses; a strong Greenfield PPP & Projects business; and a second engine for growth in mid-market Core- plus infrastructure supported by having access to flexible capital.

Associate role: 

As part of the PPP & Projects business division this role comprises of two key parts: (1) contributing to the origination of new investments and (2) responsibility for ongoing valuation of portfolio investments.

Contribute to the investment in infrastructure and supporting senior members in the origination and management of infrastructure projects

Take a hands-on role in John Laing’s involvement during the bidding and financial close process, including taking the lead and responsibility for creating or reviewing the financial model 

Financial analysis relating to new and existing infrastructure investment opportunities

Assist with deal structuring, financing and documentation 

Lead the execution of financing processes to support acquisitions and where required

Writing and contributing to investment analysis 

Contribute to quarterly valuations, update of financial models for projects and presentation of results to Portfolio Review and Valuations committee

Associate Director: M&A Financing 

You will contribute to the origination of, and investment in, infrastructure and energy assets across Australia and New Zealand, working closely with Directors and Managing Directors to successfully structure and invest into infrastructure projects. Responsibilities include:

Support in the identification of acquisition opportunities, undertake market research and recommend targets

Taking the lead and responsibility for key due diligence workstreams including legal, tax and any debt structuring   

Lead the execution of financing processes to support acquisitions

Presentation of investment opportunities to the Investment Committee

Act as representative and represent John Laing’s interest at meetings and negotiations.

Provide leadership and mentoring of junior members

Associate Director: PPP

You will have a particular focus on the development of Greenfield infrastructure projects, platforms and portfolios and contribute to the origination of, and investment in the greenfield and brownfield opportunities. Responsibilities include:

Provide support in identifying development opportunities, research and recommendations.

Take an active role in John Laing’s involvement in the bidding and financial close, undertaking bid sponsors responsibility for key workstreams including legal, tax, debt and due diligence.

Present investment opportunities to the Investment Committee

Manage the scoping, appointment, and management of work with external consultants/advisers

Involved in all aspects of the bidding process including project management, negotiation and execution of deals

Provide leadership and mentoring of junior members.

Ideally candidates have experience within the infrastructure, energy or aligned sectors and will be highly numerate with strong financial analysis and financial modelling ability, highly motivated with superior verbal and written communication skills. The Associate Director will require a proven track record in financing and structuring transactions, as well as leading and executing deals. 

Your experience may have been gained within an investment banking, corporate finance advisory, project finance, funds management or principal investment firms.  Total years of experience is likely to be circa 3-6  years for an Associate and 7-10+ years  Associate Director level roles.

All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for these roles.

Enquiries in strict confidence to:

Melbourne:  Michael Lee via email at mlee@jmichel.com.au 

Sydney: Rory Callow via email rcallow@jmichel.com.au 

Company Overview

JON MICHEL EXECUTIVE SEARCH

Jon Michel Executive Search was established in 1997 to provide search and selection services to the financial, professional services and corporate sectors. The firms clients include commercial banks, investment banks, fund managers, insurance companies, private equity firms, stockbrokers, private equity backed companies & sophisticated investor groups, professional firms, as well as a select group of blue-chip corporates.

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