The role will be at an Associate or Vice President level depending on experience. Joining the Sustainable Urban Finance Team, the role will support the project leads in providing financial advisory support in origination, development and due diligence of sustainability linked projects across cities, including the areas of energy, mobility, waste, circular economy and others.
The ideal candidate will have a track record of working with project/infrastructure finance. Exposure to project finance and debt instruments and structuring is considered advantageous, but not compulsory. Sustainability focus is not a pre-requisite. The candidate will work closely with Vice Presidents, Managing Directors, a project manager and a pool of analysts. Strong willingness to learn and develop in a growing company focused on climate financiers crucial.
The candidate can be based anywhere in the EU or UK. Travel will be required.
Working to help find innovative and relevant financial instruments to ensure successful project financing across multiple subsectors and across the capital structure.
Support in financial project risk analysis and provide recommendations and mitigants
Manage the necessary due diligence process, including financial modelling
Overcome unexpected difficulties and challenges to produce desired outcomes
Support colleagues to work effectively with stakeholders in different contexts and from diverse backgrounds
Adapt own approach and style when interacting with stakeholders
5 years+ of relevant professional experience in debt advisory or financing of energy/infrastructure projects (particularly project financing or PPPs).
Experience in originating financial instruments
Financial advisory experience will be an advantage
Specific and relevant experience in developed markets and investments
Must be fluent in written and spoken English (C1 level)
Fluency in an additional language is required
Provent project management experience
Good communication, writing and networking skills and ability to liaise with senior management team
Exceptional organisational skills and high attention to detail
Ability to cope with tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively with dynamic and diverse staff and stakeholders
Must be able to work autonomously
Team spirit and the ability to work independently
Gym discount (UK hires)
Private online GP service (UK hires)
Remote working food allowance