(Senior) Investment Manager - Renewables at Octopus Energy
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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.
As part of the wider Octopus Energy group, Octopus Generation sources, invests in and actively manages a range of renewable energy assets. We are looking to expand our team as we continue to scale our investment base of ~£6bn. Since entering the renewables market in 2010, Octopus Energy Generation has grown to become the largest investor of solar power in Europe and a leading investor in onshore wind. We currently manage an increasingly global portfolio of renewable energy assets. The operational portfolio includes over 250 energy generating companies in the UK and Europe. Having originated, invested and managed assets in the renewable energy sector for over a decade, our energy investment and asset management team of ~106 professionals is one of the largest and most experienced in Europe. The team is structured for scale and long-term ownership of energy assets. We're closing our first transaction in Asia in February, and are looking to expand our investment base in the region rapidly. This is a great opportunity for a Senior professional with experience of institutional capital raising in solar, wind (onshore & offshore), energy storage and other energy transition assets management to join a fast growing team in Singapore.What you'll do Assist the Head of Investments (Asia) to develop the investment strategy and marketing material of our Asia-focused fundsRepresent Octopus Energy Generation in conferences and meetings with LPs and investorsActively source capital relationships for our funds and our portfolio companies in Asia and drive investor communicationWork with a multi-locational team to coordinate all aspects of our fund raising process in AsiaAssist the UK leadership and distribution teams in marketing our global funds in AsiaWhat you'll needFundraising experience in APAC with reputed financial institutionsStrong investor network in North Asia &/or Middle East &/or HK, SingaporeDemonstrated strong traction amongst fund of funds, family offices, pensions, climate funds, DFIs, gatekeepers and other asset allocatorsUnderstanding of the renewables and/or infrastructure asset classesEntrepreneurial and team spirit, financial - acumen and marketing skillsAbility to speak Japanese or Korean would be a plusKnowledge of development risk underwriting & ability to contribute technical & operational knowledge to identify innovative strategies would also be a plusWhy else you'll love it hereWondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.
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