Chief Operating Officer - Private Equity - London/Europe Based

Job title : Chief Operating Officer - Private Equity - London/Europe Based
Location : Stockholm
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : J8941

Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Private Equity fund that is looking to bring on a COO to grow and develop the business. The business is going through an exciting growth phase and the COO will be a vital decision maker in the development of the business.



The COO would be responsible for leading from an operational perspective, which would encompass the day-to-day management of the business including managing Operations. The main focus of this role would be to lead a collaborative team with strong, efficient processes and guiding the leadership team on relevant operational change. The candidate must have experience in VC or PE.

  • Oversight of the management of the day-to-day operations of the business:

    • Compliance:

    • Risk:

    • Investor Relations

    • Accounting:

    • IT

    • Oversight of outsourced relationships to ensure service quality is monitored to our satisfaction

    • Change management – project participation and implementation

  • Set and deliver on comprehensive goals for business performance and growth

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures

  • Evaluating and analysing the business performance

  • Oversight of all internal and external relationships with advisors

  • Leading the structuring process of establishing new funds and special purpose vehicles across the EU


  • Proven track record as Chief Operating Officer or Operations Director or similar relevant role in an Investment Manager

  • Clear understanding of business functions such as Operations, Finance and Technology

  • Working knowledge of data analysis and business performance and operations metrics

  • Technical understanding of both public and private fund structures

  • Demonstrable competence in innovation, strategic planning and business development

  • Technical understand of European Regulations

  • Strategic and analytical decision-maker

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Focus on organisation, team dynamics and productivity

  • An innovator, with a desire to change and improve

  • Open to travel