Talent Manager

Organization
LGT Venture Philanthropy
Deadline for Applications
12/09/2015
Contact Information
Please email a cover letter along with your CV to indiahiring@lgtvp.com

LGT VP seeks an Investment Associate to strengthen its India team. The ideal candidate would be results-oriented & self-motivated with past experience in VC/PE investing or management consulting, and aspiring to build a career in impact investing. The position provides an opportunity to get involved in the end-to-end execution of investments, from sourcing to closure, and portfolio management.

*Responsibilities*
* Develop strong networks and source investment opportunities relevant for LGT VP
* Get involved in the deal at an early stage and support the senior team in investment analysis with industry/ market research, site visits, management discussions, review of business plan and financial statements, valuation, commercial negotiations, deal structuring and legal documents
* Prepare documents for internal discussions and presentation to the Investment Committee
* Actively support lead Investment Manager and provide strategic inputs based on analysis of operational and financial information received from portfolio companies
* Develop impact theory of change models and manage the social performance of investments
* Review the monthly MIS from portfolio firms and prepare status reports for LGT VP Board

*Education and experience*
* MBA or equivalent management degree from a premier institute; CFA also preferred
* 4-5 years of prior experience with a private equity or management consulting firm based in India; experience in performing commercial and operational due-diligence preferred
* Demonstrable interest / passion for addressing social and environmental issues

*Skills*
* Multi-tasker with excellent research and analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative, that can be applied to evaluation of business models
* Strong quantitative skills to develop and review financial models and other financial information
* Self-starter, keen to work independently with limited supervision
* Excellent written and oral communication skills, with an ability to formulate and present analysis and arguments in a clear, crisp and concise manner
* Fluency in English and Hindi, and preferably another local Indian language
Job Contact Information: Please email a cover letter along with your CV to indiahiring@lgtvp.com

Additional Information

Established in 2007, LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP) is a global impact investor supporting organizations with outstanding social and environmental impact. LGT VP’s local teams in six world regions are committed to improving the quality of life of less advantaged people in developing and emerging countries. It focuses on education, health, agriculture, energy, and ICT. LGT VP provides grants, debt and equity, transfer of business and management know-how, and access to relevant networks. To date, it has committed USD 55 million into 50 organizations that have improved the lives of millions less advantaged people. In 2014, LGT VP received the Sustainable Investment Award for «Best Social Impact Investor».