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Investment Manager | Climate Tech Venture Capital

Switzerland, Zürich, ZürichClimate Tech, Venture Capital

Job description

Our client is a Venture Capital Fund that invests in Climate Tech Startups internationally. The fund is family office backed and based in Zürich. The team is now expanding with an Investment Manager position. The person holding this role will be a key member of the deal team that searches, meets and evaluates climate tech start-ups based on their product, team, market potential and overall fit. Further, the successful candidate will lead due diligence and negotiation work on newly targeted companies.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead the production of investment committee materials: presentations, financial models and investment memorandums

  • Lead and coordinate financial, commercial and legal due diligence with assistance of relevant (external) stakeholders

  • Lead negotiation of target company valuations

  • Research companies, segments within and adjacent to carbon removal, technologies and business models to give the team thorough understanding of a segment and company prior to an investment decision

  • Meet & evaluate early stage and growth tech companies

  • Support companies operationally

Job requirements

  • 3-6 years of operational experience from a venture (or PE) fund

  • People skills: be proactive, humble and empathetic towards entrepreneurs

  • Bachelor studies or higher within Business, Basic Sciences or Technology

  • Communication skills: effectively and succinctly communicate findings and conclusions to the organization and partners, both verbally and in writing

  • Analytical skills: develop unit metrics, quickly evaluate financials/P&L, build forecasting models with various scenarios

  • Ability to break down and assess unstructured problems

  • “Digital native”: easily understand new tech


Personality

  • A “can do” attitude

  • Thrive in fast paced and challenging environments

  • Ability to work independently

  • Entrepreneurial in the way of work; simplifying processes, creative problem solving etc.

  • Passionate about the ongoing transformation and the startup environment

  • Curious about new technologies, companies, business models, people and ways to create sustainable value

  • Genuinely interested in understanding challenges that entrepreneurs in climate tech startups are facing

  • Informal in team constellations


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Switzerland, Zürich
Climate Tech, Venture Capital

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Switzerland, Zürich
Climate Tech, Venture Capital