Investment Director

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Harvey Nash Plc
Location:
Midlothian
Published at:
08/08/2020
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
1954854

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Harvey Nash are supporting The Scottish National Investment Bank to recruit an Investment Director for an initial 6 month period. Joining their team in Edinburgh, from the comfort of your own home (at least until lockdown is over) you will help build out the investment pipeline ahead of the launch of the bank.

You will have a strong track record operating at Director level and capable of identifying, developing and closing successful investment transactions, debt and/or equity, in areas including at least a few of the following: innovation and technology SME venture capital; sustainable infrastructure, including but not limited to, the renewable energy sector; project finance; corporate finance; public private partnerships and other similar partnership investment models; social housing; urban regeneration; social infrastructure and economic infrastructure, across the widest definition of infrastructure.

Main Duties:

  • Lead the origination, negotiation and close of a pipeline of investment opportunities that support the Bank's purpose and missions.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with Investment Risk colleagues on all investment opportunities from inception.
  • Work closely with the Partnerships & Engagement team in working with industry and government/other public sector partners in identifying areas where the private sector is not adequately providing finance or investment which is hampering the Scottish Government's economic, equality and net-zero ambitions.
  • In collaboration with the Investment Risk team and Partnership & Engagement team, identifying and quantifying both financial risks and social impacts, both positive and potentially negative, in all investment opportunities.
  • Undertake and manage the necessary due diligence, financial modelling, risk analysis and mitigation in the structuring of loans, equity investments or other deal structures. In the short to medium term, junior resource for the team will be recruited, but as the Bank builds its permanent team, the interim Investment Director(s) will be expected to cover all aspects of deal structuring and delivery.
  • As junior resource for the team is recruited, managing and training that resource to work effectively.

This role is an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh. It falls inside IR35. Candidates must hold, or be happy to apply for, a valid Basic Disclosure Scotland. Please click the link to apply.