Originator – Private Equity - Consumer Retail - London

  • Industry Leading - Very high potential
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 15 Jan 18 2018-01-15

Prestigious Alternative Investment firm is keen to hire a very ambitious and highly connected Originator to join their executive team in London. The successful applicant will be an experienced and commercial Originator with deep and intricate experience in private equity or venture capital investing.


  • Identifying and sourcing investment opportunities in wider energy and related technology sectors
  • Developing and maintaining external network
  • Conducting preliminary review, assessment and financial analysis of potential investments
  • Conducting due diligence and transaction execution of new investments
  • Conducting market research on energy industry and potential targets
  • Preparation of reports, internal and external presentations and other briefing/ meeting materials
  • Constructing and maintaining financial models for portfolio investments
  • Portfolio management activities, evaluation of strategic options and exit scenarios

  Qualifications/ Requirements

  • 6 -10 years of relevant experience with reputable companies in private equity, growth equity, venture capital, investment banking or management/ strategy consultancy
  • Excellent knowledge of consumer and retail businesses is key
  • Understanding of Power & Utilities, Infrastructure & Energy and related technology sectors is an added benefit
  • Strong quantitative/ analytical skills, knowledge of financial modeling and projection
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, strategic and creative thinking  
  • Team and results oriented with ability to work independently
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Fluency in English required, additional languages are a plus

Your application will be treated in strict confidence.