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Operating Associate TMT, Private Equity (Zug, Switzerland)

Business Department:  Private Equity

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

Investment analysis: Perform quantitative and qualitative due diligence on potential equity investments within the tech vertical, both for VC/Growth as well as buy-out opportunities

Sourcing and thought leadership: Responsible for sourcing opportunities in the VC/Growth space and lead the work in chosen sub-segments of the tech vertical

Value creation: Support management teams in identifying, developing and executing digital value creation initiatives in our portfolio companies


Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to (and sometimes lead) pre-acquisition work-streams including market due diligence, financial and operational analysis
  • Develop and take ownership of thematic trends in certain sectors for sourcing and thought leadership
  • Source and meet with management teams of potential investment opportunities; assist in industry research and analysis and preparation of internal investment committee documents
  • Work with portfolio company management and investment teams to assess the operational maturity of existing and potential portfolio companies in order to identify areas of improvement
  • Develop and align value creation opportunities with management and take ownership of the initiation, planning, implementation and monitoring of the execution
  • Support senior team members on various tasks related to product reporting, investment monitoring, marketing and other ad-hoc project work


What we expect
  • Strong academic credentials in any of the following – Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics
  • Undergraduate degree plus 5 years of relevant work experience, or MBA degree plus 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience from either Venture Capital/Private Equity firm or a leading management consulting firm (focused on tech) or Invesmtent Bank (tech focused) required. Operational / industry experience a strong plus.
  • 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

What we offer

Partners Group is a global financial 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:

  • A challenging career opportunity
  • A diversified role including working on Tech investments, value creation and thematic research
  • Competitive salary with performance-related compensation model
  • 25 vacation days per year
  • Full benefits package



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