Director Alternative Investments

Director Alternative Investments

Position

We are looking for an experienced investment professional to source, invest, monitor, and invest fund investments globally. Our goal is to build long-term relationships with entrepreneurial fund management teams. We strive most active and knowledgeable investor which mandates a deep understanding of fund management companies, incl. incentive structures and contractual agreements, and broad in-depth understanding of the investment landscape.

You will carry out the full investment cycle from sourcing via closing and divesting in close collaboration with our legal department and tax advisors. The role is senior and “hands on” at the same time. Strong candidates are expected to work closely with other senior investment professionals and to mentor and develop investment management talent.

Major Tasks

  • Develop and maintain a professional network with the goal of sourcing fund management teams globally
  • Lead due diligence on prospective investments by conducting all commercial topics and coordinating tax and legal counsels
  • Monitor and divest existing investments through on-site visits and desktop research
  • Monitor and share market developments (e.g. new investment strategies, regulations, valuations, industry trends)

Required Background & Competencies for Success in this Role

  • 7-10 years of work experience in fund investment management
  • Deep understanding of the entire lifecycle of a fund investment; direct and co-investment experience is also appreciated
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills
  • Structured and analytical working style with an attention to detail, thoroughness, and accurateness
  • Fluency in English

Personality

  • Unquestioned integrity and discretion
  • Mature character who contributes to an inspiring working atmosphere of a dynamic firm
  • Strong work and business ethic: The successful candidate will be a self-starter and is used to getting “things done”
  • The role is based at the company’s headquarter in Potsdam, outside of Berlin

To Apply

Please send your CV, references and diploma (motivation letter is not required) compiled to one document, with your salary expectations and earliest entry date via e-mail to Vicki Kormesch, vicki.kormesch(at)plattner.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Only candidates who send their complete documents will be considered. We look forward to receiving your application!