Impact Director, Impact Investor, London, UK

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
30 Nov 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About our client
We are partnering with a leading global impact investor which is looking to add a Value Creation Director to its team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the firm in a highly strategic role, helping portfolio companies further leverage their impact.
What the job involves
  • Helping portfolio companies by defining and implementing a value creation plan to help further leverage the impact angle from the fund
    • This involves regularly engaging with founders and entrepreneurs to help bring in this change
  • Utilising knowledge gained from one company and being the person to help implement it across the broader range of portfolio companies, which can include (but isn't limited to):
    • Implementing best practice ESG standards
    • Measuring, monitoring and mitigating environmental footprint
    • Communicating impact internally and externally to further drive the value of what has been achieved
  • Helping establish the fund as a leader for sustainability/impact
  • Developing and maintaining key relationships with companies and industry experts to provide value-add services to portfolio companies
Who we are looking for
  • Experience working in any of the following: roles where ethical, social and environmental impacts are considered with commercial output; a company that has a strong mission-driven culture; or broader operational experience within a fast-growing company
  • Sufficient experience and stature to be credible working independently with portfolio management teams; influence the investment team and to build a strong external network
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong project and time management skills to manage both internal and external stakeholders, with the aptitude to work autonomously and proactively
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
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