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Head Transaction Services

Business Department:  Investment Services

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 109 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

  • Lead global team of highly qualified, experienced investment focused legal, tax and other transaction specialists;
  • Act as sparring partner to senior investment professionals globally for material, complex matters for investments across Partners Group's business lines (Private Equity / Private Real Estate / Private Infrastructure and Private Debt);
  • Serve as trusted advisor to investment committees for key decisions on legal, tax and transaction issues (including investment committee participation);
  • Initiate and drive strategic projects in relation to investment related matters and liaise with senior management in this respect;
  • Initiate, execute and steer diverse portfolio company legal & tax initiatives;
  • Assess and clear investment related conflicts of interest;
  • Manage senior relationships with service providers such as legal and tax firms; and
  • Selective support of client activities
What we expect
  • Top academic credentials in law or economics;
  • Approximately 15 years of post-qualification experience preferably in a role as investment focused in-house Counsel or similar M&A focused in-house role;
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and project management skills;
  • Profound business judgment for key legal, tax and other transaction risks;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as gravitas;
  • Entrepreneurial, driven and proactive mindset;
  • Experienced and caring leader;
  • Proficiency in English and a second language (in particular German) being a strong plus;
  • Understanding of the firm’s business and industry.

What we offer

  • Learn the business from some of the world's leading private markets experts;
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant leadership opportunity;
  • Exposure to Partners Group senior management on an ongoing basis;
  • International, highly collaborative and multicultural working environment; and
  • Attractive and competitive compensation package with long term incentive structure.



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