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Junior Mandate Specialist

Business Department:  Client Solutions

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 135 billion in assets under management and more than 1,800 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

In this position you are an integral part of Partners Group's high-performing fundraising team covering Germany and Austria (one of the firm's largest fundraising markets) with a special focus on covering mandate clients. One of Partners Group's key client offerings are bespoke solutions which offer clients a tailor made relationship approach.


In your role, your primary tasks will include:

  • Independently support mandate specialists and front marketers with the preparation for client meetings and due diligence sessions including compiling convincing bespoke high-quality marketing presentations and investment proposals as well as coordination of internal parties
  • Creating tailored, persuasive and high-quality responses to client requests, assisting with queries and performance updates
  • Acting as a first point of contact for mandate clients by coordinating and liaising with various teams and specialists within the firm (including the coordination of veto processes for investment decisions)
  • Providing convincing and well-justified inputs to request for proposals (RFPs)
  • Supporting the onboarding process for clients, which involves liaising with both internal and external counterparties
  • Become an expert in private markets and Partners Group's platform, products, separately managed accounts and investment strategies across asset classes
What we expect

The successful candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the financial services industry, ideally gained within either private markets, asset / fund management or investment banking / strategy consulting.

Key attributes will include:

  • Undergraduate university degree
  • German native as well as excellent skills in both spoken and written English
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in (institutional) sales, investor relations, private banking, asset management, private equity, strategy consulting or investment banking
  • Confident and comfortable communicating with teams and individuals across all levels
  • Ability to take full ownership and responsibility by showing strong project management skills while driving different processes at the same time
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and presentation skills and a strong desire to learn and succeed
  • Proactive hands on approach
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solving with a client-focused mindset and willingness to work towards tight deadlines in a challenging environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of private markets is an advantage

What we offer

Partners Group is a global private markets institution that retains the culture, pace and agility of a start-up. As a growing firm, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent, by offering a workplace where results are truly recognized and rewarded. We offer a fantastic opportunity for you to grow:

  • Join a successful and young team, covering institutional investors in Germany and Austria
  • Career opportunity in a global, dynamic and client-oriented environment
  • Opportunity to learn the business from some of the world’s leading private market specialists
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant development opportunities
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • One-month sabbatical after every five years of service
  • Regular corporate and team events


At Partners Group, we thrive on new ideas for the benefit of our clients, our employees and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and support diversity of perspectives.

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