Aligned with Swedfund’s continual growth in investments, they are looking to appoint a number of Investment Managers to actively work across the entire investment cycle within either the Financial Inclusion or Energy & Climate sectors.
Working primarily in project form with other investment team members, comprising Senior Investment Managers and Investment Analysts, the role will collaborate across other Swedfund departments such as ESG & Impact and Legal, ensuring deal processes and portfolio investments are managed both effectively and aligned with Swedfund’s investment strategies. Alongside investment and portfolio management responsibilities, the role will also be involved in various business development/strategy associated projects such as market mapping and product development.
Main role-associated tasks:
Investment Managers at Swedfund enjoy the unique challenge and opportunity to apply and develop their investment skills via a mix of traditional Investment Management tasks combined with portfolio management and value -adding activities.
Managing Swedfund’s investments, from early-stage screening, conducting operational and financial due diligence, holding negotiations and developing investments throughout the entire holding period. The role(s) will report to the respective Head of Sector and be supported by a team of analysts.
Investment Management tasks
Portfolio Management tasks (Monitoring & Value-adding)
Business Development activities
Relevant candidates up to this challenge shall have around of 3-5 years’ experience from working with investment processes within Investment Banking, Private Equity, Management Consulting, Corporate Finance or Transaction advisory.
This experience, combined with your strong academic qualifications within Finance and/or Economics will ensure you have both the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in this demanding role. Transaction experience in direct and / or intermediate equity and / or debt is highly desirable; while any sector-specific experience is a plus but not a requirement.
Aside from project management experience covering all phases of the investment cycle, you have high level analytical, quantitative and company valuation skills. Swedfund’s investments span over several continents, so professional levels of both Swedish and English is required, French is an advantage. When travel restrictions are relaxed, active involvement and visits to the various markets/geographies where Swedfund has invested will be part and parcel of the roles.
Swedfund are looking for candidates that demonstrate a firm understanding of Swedfund’s overreaching purpose and are genuinely motivated by the goal. Combined with your analytical expertise, you work in a highly structured manner ensuring quality in everything you deliver. You are recognized by others as a team player who builds, maintains and promotes internal and external collaboration. A person who represents quality, dependability and structure.
The role will part of a unique organisation where you will interact with highly competent and driven colleagues with a collective purpose of eliminating poverty through sustainable investments.
As a development finance institution, Swedfund’s mission is to help reduce poverty by making sustainable investments in developing countries via job creation, ensuring decent working conditions and improving access to socially important products and services, such as renewable energy and health.
Job Status: Open
Job Sectors: Investment Manager
Job Type: Full Time