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Operational Value Creation (Consumer), Vice President

Business Department:  Industry Value Creation

Singapore, SG

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 850 institutional investors. We have USD 83 billion in assets under management and more than 1200 professionals across 19 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

In this position you will be responsible for working with our portfolio companies to identify and execute value creation projects, from the due diligence through the exit process. You will work alongside the investment teams to source, assess, execute, monitor and exit private equity transactions. We are looking for an individual with strong industry and consulting experience in the consumer and retail space, combined with a genuine interest in moving into the private equity.


The three core responsibilities:


Value Creation: Identify, initiate and assist our management teams on value creation initiatives in our portfolio companies in the consumer and retail vertical


Industry expertise: Collaborate with our investment teams on operational and market due diligence in the investment process


Monitoring and valuation: Continuous monitoring of the companies in our consumer and retail portfolio including the definition of timely fair valuations


Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Working with management and the investment teams to assess the operational maturity of existing and potential portfolio companies in order to identify possible improvement areas
  • Developing and aligning operational value creation opportunities with management and initiating, plan and monitor their execution, if necessary you will actively assist on running value creation projects
  • Proactively source investment opportunities from the Partners Group network as well as from your industry contacts for direct investments into companies as well as for investments into private equity funds
  • Build the knowledge base of Partners Group by structuring operational knowledge and best practices and training and coaching the investment teams in operational aspects
  • Conduct various supporting tasks including fundraising efforts, and collaborate effectively with investment teams in other asset classes
  • Strive to consistently uphold Partners Group core values
What we expect
  • Top academic credentials, with emphasis on Business, Finance and/or Engineering
  • Undergraduate degree plus minimum 10 years of relevant work experience, or MBA degree plus 8 years of relevant work experience
  • A combination of consumer and retail industry experience and experience as a project leader for a leading strategy consultancy and/or MNC
  • Extensive experience in successfully implementing change management programs that significantly increased the operational maturity and delivered measurable financial impact
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication, able to engage and motivate others across all levels of seniority, from business owners and CEOs to junior staff
  • A self-directed person, able to manage effectively and complete tasks in demanding timelines and with competing priorities
  • Well-balanced across strategic and operational domains; able to step back from the day-to-day to coach and advise, combined with an ability to dive deep into the detail as and when required
  • Willingness to travel, primarily in the Asia Pacific region

What we offer

Partners Group is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a workplace where talent is truly recognized and rewarded. We offer a full slate of benefits including:

  • Compensation package that includes base salary with bonus eligibility and additional deferred compensation
  • Company paid medical, dental for individual employee, coverage for dependents is subsidized by Partners Group

Job Segment: Equity, Executive, VP, Private Equity, Change Management, Finance, Management

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