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Senior Sales & Business Development Professional for Impact Investment Solutions (Switzerland & Eur

Business Department:  PG Impact Investments
Location: 

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 91 billion in assets under management and more than 1,300 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

We are a mission-driven, global investment firm specializing in investment solutions aimed at delivering financial returns as well as creating a positive social and/or environmental impact.

We manage private equity as well as private debt investment strategies for an international clientele of professional investors who are seeking investment solutions that offer market-rate returns, while also helping to address pressing social or environmental challenges. Whilst being independent from Partners Group, PG Impact Investments entities are backed by Partners Group and its employees, and benefit from the global infrastructure, investment know-how and specialist resources of this leading global private markets investment manager.

What it's about

In this role, you are responsible for the Firm's sales strategy for Switzerland and Europe and for building new and expanding existing client relationships with institutional clients, banking partners, foundations, family offices and UHNWIs in close collaboration with Partners Group's European Client Relationship Management team.

You will be responsible for all fund raising activities in Switzerland/Europe for our integrated impact offerings (multi-asset class funds), impact credit strategies as well as customized mandates, both directly (own clients), as well as indirectly through Partners Group's Client Relationship Management team (joint clients). You will also be supporting the development of new impact products and other business development activities of the Firm. The role is reporting directly to the CEO of PG Impact Investments.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing the Firm's sales strategy for Switzerland and Europe
  • Broadening of existing and acquisition of new clients (institutional, foundations, family offices, UHNWIs)
  • Organizing, initiating and leading client events and roadshows
  • Reply to RFPs and DDQs
  • Developing and managing relationships with distributors and bank partners
  • Pro-active investment sourcing from clients, prospects, GPs and other industry contacts
  • Support the development of new investment solutions and other business development activities
  • Support impact-related marketing/sales activities of Partners Group as representative of PG Impact Investments
What we expect

For this challenging position, we are looking for a person who works well in a very entrepreneurial organization, someone who possesses strong networking and organizational skills.

The successful candidate should have the following profile:

  • Graduate degree (e.g. university, MBA) from top ranking academic institutions
  • At least 5-8 years relevant experience in private markets (private equity and/or private debt)
  • Demonstrable specialist knowledge in the area of responsible and impact investing
  • Thorough knowledge on the Swiss/European impact investing markets
  • Proven fundraising track record for private markets impact offerings with focus on institutional clients
  • Excellent communication skills and a distinct client orientation
  • Self-motivated, strong team player, willing to learn and high interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working efficiently and accurately in a demanding environment, even under pressure
  • High level of flexibility and willingness to travel regularly
  • Very good language skills in German (mother tongue) and English (written and spoken)

What we offer

  • Career opportunity in a global, dynamic and client- and mission-oriented environment
  • Growth-oriented entrepreneurial culture with significant development opportunities
  • Young organization with flat hierarchies
  • International working environment
  • Opportunity to build-out your own area of responsibility as we grow

 

www.partnersgroup.com


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