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Corporate Development & Strategy Associate

Business Department:  Group Finance & Corporate Development

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 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

Work directly with the CFO & CEO on a wide range of strategic projects linking the firm's business priorities to its financials. You thereby support the Corporate Development team on various corporate as well as shareholder relations-related projects. Although this function reports to the Head Corporate Development you'll be working with many departments across the business

The job will provide unmatched access to senior executives at a growing and highly successful Private Markets firm. A candidate will observe, learn and develop many invaluable skills. Although this is considered a full-time job, the employee should – depending on performance – expect to rotate out of the Corporate Development team / CFO office into a business line after 30 to 36 months.


Key Activities

  • Support the Corporate Development team in strategic and business projects on behalf of the Board of Directors or Executive Committee/CFO Office
  • Conduct data-driven research and analysis for various executive projects
  • Develop and implement strategic and operational business plans across the firm and asset classes (including financial planning across departments and countries)
  • Initiate, coordinate and implement cross-firm business development projects; monitor and report on project progress to senior executives
  • Work collaboratively with investment, client and corporate teams and become an expert on the firm's strategy, investment platform, product offerings, internal processes and culture


What we expect
  • Higher level of education (Master's from a top institution), with a coursework emphasis on Finance or Business Administration
  • Up to 3 years of relevant professional experience within finance, management consulting or investment banking, ideally with experience in private markets
  • Experience in project management
  • Ambitious and driven individual, prepared to take self-initiative and work towards tight deadlines, highly entrepreneurial, problem solving skills
  • High level of analytical skills and flair for numbers; proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in combination with high attention to detail, which allows you to build up solid working relationships when collaborating with senior management; proven team player
  • Fluent in English, German is an advantage


What we offer

  • Be part of a growing team that works directly with the firm's most senior executives
  • The opportunity to build an extensive network across the firm given the role's broad focus
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant development opportunities
  • Competitive salary and bonus based on performance
  • Be part of an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity



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