Vice President, Private Equity (Portugal)

Job title : Vice President, Private Equity (Portugal)
Location : Portugal
Contact : Gizelle Moodley
Email : email Gizelle
Reference : 962992
​THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners has been retained by one of Portugal’s most eminent Private Equity firms. As an established firm and Investment Manager, they directly invest across the Iberian market, and across sectors. They adopt a mature and long-term approach to investing, which includes active participation across investments and a commitment towards ESG responsible investing. As a seasoned professional you will support the strategic direction of the fund, which seeks to capitalise on your dealmaking expertise gained from either a sell-side or buy-side environment.

 

THE ROLE:
  • In support of the strategic objective of the firm they are looking to hire an Investment Manager/ VP who will work across the deal lifecycle. This position will allow you the opportunity to participate from the early stage through to portfolio management. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Leading all aspects of investment including origination, execution, structuring, negotiation, and ongoing management

  • Conducting due diligence for prospective investment opportunities

  • Partnering with the management team to build and manage a network at the C-suite level of targeted firms

  • Engagement with management and board-level professionals across portfolio companies to ensure optimal performance

  • Managing external stakeholder relationships

  • Providing support on investor and fundraising activities when required

THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in either sell-side (Corporate Finance/ M&A/ Investment Banking - Equity) or buy-side (Private Equity)

  • Competency across the deal lifecycle, inclusive of technical and commercial skills

  • Growth equity experience highly advantageous

  • Understanding of the SME investing landscape in Portugal strongly desired

  • A seasoned professional from a Management Consulting environment will be considered, on the provision that projects includes extensive experience across Private Equity clients

  • Based on the linguistic requirements of the role, either native or full proficiency (verbal and written) in Portuguese is required. Proficiency in Spanish is highly valued

  • Autonomous working style with the appreciation of working in a team