Private Equity Analyst – FinTech

Private Equity - FinTech Investing

c.£60,000 + Bonus and Benefits·London, UK

A unique private equity firm with proprietary capital is able to operate with unusual freedom and courage, focusing on innovative and ambitious businesses which disrupt their markets.

 

The Principal Investments team is responsible for optimising returns from the existing portfolio, working closely with the management teams of those businesses to drive shareholder value; M&A activity for both existing and new investment opportunities with a focus on business model evaluation, transaction due diligence and valuation modelling; and Strategic projects initiated by the board to evaluate the Group’s overarching investment strategy and consider new investment approaches and asset classes to drive growth.

 

As an Analyst, you’ll be aligned to the FinTech team, helping to:

  • support portfolio company management to improve business performance and develop growth strategies to optimise investment returns
  • evaluate new investment opportunities for existing portfolio companies – including assessment of inorganic growth strategies and evaluation of M&A targets
  • complete sector and investment theme research and evaluate new and emerging business models to support new investment activity
  • support new investment execution, identifying direct investments opportunities and evaluating indirect fund investment options
  • day-to-day management of valuation models required to support investment decisions related to portfolio company M&A and evaluation of new investments
  • analyse the performance of the portfolio to help inform asset allocation discussions and plans for new capital deployment
  • explore new asset classes and investment strategies to evaluate their fit to the Eight Roads mandate and where appropriate define execution approaches

 

The firm enjoys a wonderful culture, distinct from many other comparable Private Equity firms by virtue of its employee friendly and supportive nature, consistent with its long range approach to investing and value creation.

Private Equity Analyst – Healthcare

Private Equity - Healthcare Investing

c.£60,000 + Bonus and Benefits·London, UK

A unique private equity firm with proprietary capital is able to operate with unusual freedom and courage, focusing on innovative and ambitious businesses which disrupt their markets.

 

The Principal Investments team is responsible for optimising returns from the existing portfolio, working closely with the management teams of those businesses to drive shareholder value; M&A activity for both existing and new investment opportunities with a focus on business model evaluation, transaction due diligence and valuation modelling; and Strategic projects initiated by the board to evaluate the Group’s overarching investment strategy and consider new investment approaches and asset classes to drive growth.

 

As an Analyst, you’ll be aligned to the Healthcare team, helping to:

  • support portfolio company management to improve business performance and develop growth strategies to optimise investment returns
  • evaluate new investment opportunities for existing portfolio companies – including assessment of inorganic growth strategies and evaluation of M&A targets
  • complete sector and investment theme research and evaluate new and emerging business models to support new investment activity
  • support new investment execution, identifying direct investments opportunities and evaluating indirect fund investment options
  • day-to-day management of valuation models required to support investment decisions related to portfolio company M&A and evaluation of new investments
  • analyse the performance of the portfolio to help inform asset allocation discussions and plans for new capital deployment
  • explore new asset classes and investment strategies to evaluate their fit to the Eight Roads mandate and where appropriate define execution approaches

 

The firm enjoys a wonderful culture, distinct from many other comparable Private Equity firms by virtue of its employee friendly and supportive nature, consistent with its long range approach to investing and value creation.

Product Manager – FinTech

Start-Up - FinTech

£Competitive + Equity Options·London, UK

This award winning FinTech start-up uses cutting-edge technology and advanced automation to speed up, unburden and make more flexible, the access to financial services for small businesses.

 

Having raised over £200m in funding the business has achieved consistent YoY growth of 100% the business became profitable this year; they have built a sophisticated technology platform, won numerous awards and grown a fun, and vibrant team.

 

However, the journey is still just beginning – they remain led by their original founders and are more ambitious than ever, so there is a need for more smart, hands-on people to help us reach this goal.

 

As a Product Manager you’ll develop and improve existing products, and help launch new products and tools to help customers succeed. You’ll be given a lot of autonomy and the resources you need, and we expect you to be hands-on, action-oriented entrepreneurial and able to deliver real value to the business.

German Country Manager – Pharma Start-Up

PE Backed - Pharma

€Very Competitive with various equity options·Frankfurt, Germany

A sophisticated Private Equity firm are seeking a highly motivated business professional to take over the leadership of a newly formed portfolio company based in Frankfurt.

 

The firm are experts at exploiting niches in nascent regulated industries, particularly pharmaceuticals, to build highly profitable businesses. In this case, they are investing heavily in an operation that they are forecasting to become the largest company of its kind in the world, within this segment.

 

As the Country Manager your responsibilities will cover a wide array of strategic and execution-oriented tasks to support the expansion of their investments into the European market, and we expect the role to be in constant evolution as the firm and its business expands across several geographies.

 

The ideal candidate will have a blend of operating experience as part of a leadership team of a mid-to-large sized enterprise, as well as top-tier management consulting and/or pharmaceutical business development. Cross-industry and cross-functional experience, strong writing and analytic capabilities, and strong leadership skills are also key desired attributes.

Head of Product – FinTech Scale-Up

Start-Up - FinTech

£80,000 - 95,000 + Equity Options·London, UK

This award winning FinTech start-up uses cutting-edge technology and advanced automation to speed up, unburden and make more flexible, the access to financial services for small businesses.

 

Having raised over £200m in funding the business has achieved consistent YoY growth of 100% the business became profitable this year; they have built a sophisticated technology platform, won numerous awards and grown a fun, and vibrant team.

 

However, the journey is still just beginning – they remain led by their original founders and are more ambitious than ever, so there is a need for more smart, hands-on people to help us reach this goal.

 

Key to achieving these ambitions, are two newly created ‘Head of Product’ roles, with distinct responsibilities. One will be focussed on leading the development of the tools and products that customers use every time they interact with the company, whilst the other will be responsible for leading the teams who develop the operational tools needed to scale the business.

Head of Strategy

Industrial Engineering - Aerospace and Aviation

Competitive Base + Bonus and Benefits·London, UK

Working at the forefront of the Aerospace and Commercial Aviation industry, you will work with industry players at all levels to help establish growth potential in new markets, working with the industry leaders through to start-ups, to bring together those most focussed on driving innovation through the sector; and help manage an innovation budget, working to get the most value from R&D activities.

 

You’ll be passionate about technology, innovation and making big things happen. As a senior member of the Management team, you’ll take on a variety of challenges working across the business and extensively with sector stakeholders. The ability to apply analytical strategic thinking and experience to solve market and industry problems is essential.

 

You will have a strong track record of analysing and synthesising a range of market, industry and strategic issues, with a background that could span industry and strategy consulting. A passion for technology, engineering and innovation is essential. Experience and knowledge in aerospace / aviation is preferred, but experience of adjacent industries such as automotive, transport, or other precision engineering field.

COMPLETED: Senior Business Planning Manager – Products

Financial Services - Retail Banking

·London, UK

In this role, you’ll be responsible for the providing strategic support to the Product Director, and assisting with a portfolio of related business activities. The position provides exposure to the strategy, planning and future shaping of the Products function and the group. This exciting role run’s the Product Director’s personal office, and assists a full whole portfolio of related activities. 

The Executive Assistant role involves working closely with the Product Director, attending a number of senior committees, acting as deputy and working on ad-hoc projects across a range of sensitive issues. In addition, the role involves managing the Product Director’s office and preparing and briefing the Product Director ahead of Bank Executive Committee, the Board, Internal Committees, and external meetings and presentations.

There will also be the opportunity to lead projects in support of the division. Undertake specific research on a wide range of subject matter, recommending solutions/actions where appropriate as directed by the Products Director.

This is a great opportunity to work very closely with a direct report of the CEO and senior leaders operating at the top of the bank. The role will also provide an excellent learning opportunity into the strategy and plans shaping the future of the business and the Products function

Being organised and proactive, with a strong attention to detail, you will be able to process complex information and produce ad-hoc reports, papers and presentations to support efficient and informed decision making.

Requirements:

  • Very well structured and well organised
  • Analytical and numerate
  • Able to work effectively to tight deadlines and to deal with competing priorities
  • Highly resilient
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of working closely with senior executive
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills to create effective presentation
  • A desire to ‘read around the subject’ and willingness to have a well-researched point of view

Right Hand to the COO

Financial Services - Retail Banking

£80,000+ Bonus and Excellent Benefits·London, UK

The Chief of Staff, or Executive Assistant role is unrivalled for Consultants in its visibility. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the providing strategic support to the Chief Operating Officer, and assisting with a portfolio of related business activities. This is a great opportunity to work very closely with a direct report of the banks Chief Executive, and senior leadership. The position provides exposure to the strategy, planning and future shaping of the group and the business function.

 

Accountabilities

The Executive Assistant role involves working as a right hand to the COO, preparing for and accompanying to senior committees, acting as deputy and working on ad-hoc projects across a range of sensitive issues.

In addition, the role involves managing the COO’s office, preparing and briefing them ahead of Bank Executive Committee, TSB Board, Internal Committees, and external meetings & presentations.

There will also be the opportunity to lead projects in support of the division, undertake specific research on a wide range of subject matter and recommending solutions/actions where appropriate as directed by the Executive.

Being organised and proactive, with a strong attention to detail, you will be able to process complex information and produce ad-hoc reports, papers and presentations to support efficient and informed decision making.

This is an unrivalled opportunity to gain direct experience to a large scale operational environment and a launch pad into leadership.

You’ll need to be very confident, organised and adept at delivering messages, leading meetings, and managing projects.

Key Skills

  • Very well structured and well organised
  • Analytical and numerate
  • Able to work effectively to tight deadlines and to deal with competing priorities
  • Highly resilient
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of working closely with senior executives
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills to create effective presentations
  • A desire to ‘read around the subject’ and willingness to have a well-researched point of view

COMPLETED: Venture Capital Analyst

Venture Capital - Tech VC

£60-70,000 dependent on experience + Bonus·London, UK

Based in London, you’ll join as an integral supporting member of the investment team where you’ll see a wide range of technology sectors, products, business models and markets, and gain an exceptional grounding to join a portfolio company, continue in the investing world, or work on your own startup.

 

The role is in large part research focused: helping to analyse interesting markets and emerging startups; evaluating the market size and potential, the competitive landscape, customer pain points, and alternative go-to-market strategies.  Every month the team intersect hundreds of companies (including at demo days and events that you will attend on the firm’s behalf), sometimes in new industries where the investment team will need to work collaboratively to develop a robust investment thesis in order to better understand the key characteristics of that market. You will play a vital part in this process.

 

If you are interested in this role you’ll need to have a few years of strategy consulting combined with either some start-up experience or a demonstrable passion for the start-up space.

COMPLETED: Head of Strategy and Engagement

Technology -

Competitive Salary + Bonus and Excellent Benefits and work conditions·London, UK

Sitting at the juncture where technology industry giants meets UK government policy, this Private company is responsible for helping both nurture new technologies that push the ambition of the nation to deliver the best technology and maximise the UK’s full economic potential.

 

This small, young and dynamic company is charged with a huge responsibility and punches above its weight, encouraging free thinking and innovation. To meet that mandate they need driven people who share the passion for innovation and the ability to adapt and collaborate.

 

This is a big role, looking up and out, and down and within. Through a combination of stakeholder facilitation, business planning and strategy and new venture launching, you’ll help solve problems and catalyse change within and outside the organisation.

 

You’ll need a strong record of consulting, a passion for technology, engineering and problem solving, and the ability to reach across a diverse group of stakeholders to build intellectual bridges and make things happen.

COMPLETED: Managing Director – Family Office

Family Office - SFO

Competitive package, low tax environment·Jersey, Jersey

A substantial Family Office seeks a highly credible Director to take over responsibility for day to day running and governance of their office in Jersey.

The entity is responsible for the management of several billion dollars of cash, fund investments, significant stakes in operating companies, and ventures investments in early stage tech companies.

Managing a small team of Analysts and Admin staff, you will be responsible for decision making, advising the board, executing deals, cash and treasury management etc. You will also liaise closely with the investment advisory team based in London.

Qualifications and Skills

Person profile:

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Mature and highly credible
  • Keen intellect and strategic thinker
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience of Mergers, Acquisitions, Disposals, Minority Investments
  • Cash Management, Treasury, Bonds, Equities etc.
  • Confident, articulate and strong presentation skills
  • Legal experience extremely beneficial