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Senior Investment Manager – Finnfund

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Renewable energy has long been one of Finnfund’s focus areas and our investments in energy represent 20% of Finnfund’s total portfolio. Finnfund invests in renewable energy generation, including solar, wind, hydro and bio power, as well as electric mobility, energy efficiency etc., in developing countries. Renewable energy investments are a key part of Finnfund’s carbon strategy.

We are looking for an experienced (Senior) Investment Manager with financial and energy sector background (education and/or professional experience) to join Finnfund. We offer a vantage point to impact investing with an exciting working environment.


What you will be doing?

As a (Senior) Investment Manager, you will originate and execute new investments in renewable energy and/or energy efficiency sectors in developing countries. You will have overall responsibility for dedicated investee relationships and manage internal project teams of dedicated projects consisting of legal, analytical, impact and environmental and social experts. This position includes close collaboration with our existing and new investees as well as co-financiers.


The key areas of responsibility include:

• Originating new investment opportunities
• Investment structuring and execution of transactions
• Leading the project team throughout the investment process cycle, including pre-investment evaluation, preparation of investment committee materials, negotiations, structuring, and documentation
• Carry out and manage due diligence processes, which require travelling
• Portfolio performance monitoring (financial and operational); visiting portfolio companies regularly
• Monitor and contribute to internal and international discussion on energy transition and related themes
• Building and maintaining relationships with investees, co-financiers and other stakeholders
• Actively participating in the marketing of Finnfund and participating in relevant investment conferences, often as a speaker or panellist


Who we are looking for?

An ideal candidate for this position has strong expertise (minimum of 5 years) in the field of energy investments, including evaluation of companies engaging in the energy sector. A successful candidate for this position is proactive, independent, comfortable in a changing environment and capable of managing complex projects. Ideally, you have executed financial transactions and have experience of different financial instruments. Experience from emerging markets and an existing, relevant network is considered an asset. We are looking for a committed employee who wants to do meaningful work in the field of impact investing.

Fluent English and good communication and negotiation skills are necessary to be successful in this position.

This position requires travelling.


What’s in it for you?

We offer a unique opportunity to work as an impact finance professional focusing on impact, profitability, and sustainability. Employee well-being, work-life balance and job satisfaction are important to Finnfund and we offer our employees good health care services that go beyond what the law requires. Through this, Finnfund motivates its employees to take care of their well-being and health.

We are based in Helsinki. Finland is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world, and Helsinki as one of the best cities globally to live in.

Our working model is hybrid which means that you will work in our office in Ruoholahti, Helsinki, with a possibility to combine it with working from a home office. For this position, you should already be residing in Europe and eligible to work in Finland.


Get in touch

For more information about the position, please contact Head of Energy and Infrastructure Jussi Tourunen at +358 (0)40 568 0578 preferably on 30 March between 10 am and 11 am Eastern European time or 5 April between 3 and 4 pm Eastern European time. During other times, MPS recruitment consultant, Nina Kalajoki, will respond to enquiries at +358 (0) 20746 9413.

We look forward to receiving your application by 10 April, at the latest. Please attach your CV and salary request with your application.

We encourage applications from qualified individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. While we have a common vision, we value a team made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities.

Job Status: Open

Job Sectors: Senior Investment Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Regions: Europe

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