Executive Real Assets - Utilities
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
Do you want to be part of a talented global team? Are you instinctively entrepreneurial and ambitious in nature? If you're determined to succeed, then we have a very exciting opportunity for you to help you reach your potential by joining one of the leading teams in the industry.
Join Macquarie Asset Management, the largest manager of infrastructure globally, in their European Real Assets team which is based in London.
You would join as an Executive (equivalent to an Associate in an investment bank) in the Utilities team, which is responsible for investing into and active asset management of networks and associated infrastructure. Networks are critical to deliver the energy transition to net zero, and Macquarie Asset Management has committed to invest and manage our portfolio in line with global net zero emissions by 2040. We would love you to join this successful and growing team.
As an Executive, your responsibilities would include:
- build and run detailed financial models and associated analysis, for potential acquisitions as well as existing investments.
- work with senior investment professionals to pursue potential acquisitions, assisting with due diligence and other analysis.
- conduct research on potential acquisitions and sector themes; and
- active asset management of existing investments, including developing business plans and improvement areas with the management teams, and then monitoring financial and operational performance against these plans.
Knowledge and skills in financial modelling and corporate finance are considered important for this role. As such, you will have 2+ years of professional experience within an investment bank, infrastructure fund, and/or similar industry.
You will be degree educated, be highly numerate, and have excellent written and oral communication skills. You will be a highly motivated, proactive and resilient individual. You will demonstrate sound business judgement and possess strong interpersonal skills, which will give you the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels.
If you want to be part of a talented and successful global team, and are instinctively entrepreneurial and ambitious in nature, we want to hear from you!
Our commitment to ESG
Environmental, Social and Governance considerations are critical aspects of Macquarie’s investment framework. Macquarie believes promoting best practices in operational and ESG performance is critical to successful infrastructure investment, and we leverage our established in-house safety leadership team, including regional safety experts, to support the ongoing asset management our businesses. More broadly, Macquarie is supporting the transition to a low carbon economy by progressing a range of solutions to mitigate climate change and adapt to its effects, and have announced a plan to manage our portfolio in line with net zero emissions by 2040.
Macquarie has also been a GRESB Infrastructure member since 2016 and a GRESB Real Estate member since 2019. In 2021, Macquarie achieved a 100 per cent participation for in-scope assets and a 5-star rating for Macquarie Super Core Infrastructure Fund.
Macquarie assets are generally at the forefront of industry ESG initiatives.
About Macquarie Asset Management
Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 March 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A562.2 billion of assets under management.
For further information, please visit www.MIRAfunds.com
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.
As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.
Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.