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Associate, Decarbonization Partners, Investments

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time

About this role

Decarbonization Partners
Decarbonization Partners is a joint venture between BlackRock and Temasek that invests globally in innovative decarbonization solutions and businesses, aiming to accelerate global efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. This partnership represents an extension of Temasek and BlackRock’s commitment to sustainability, a core tenet of each firm’s forward strategy.
The joint venture aims to democratize net zero investing and establish decarbonization and climate solutions as a new asset class. Decarbonization Partners launched its initial fund in early 2022, focusing on next generation energy, advanced mobility, bio and low-carbon products, carbon management services, digital transformation, as well as carbon capture, storage, and utilization.
Decarbonization Partners deploys late-stage venture and growth equity capital across multi-stage investments, providing flexible capital solutions across the cycle to scale businesses, platforms, and solutions driving emissions reduction.
Job Summary
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to join the newly established Decarbonization Partners team. This role offers significant investment exposure to projects and deals across a wide range of sectors and geographies. The successful candidate will work with an experienced senior team in a collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment. The role involves responsibility for project and financial modelling, deal assessment and execution, development and review of due diligence reports, market research, and portfolio management. The individual will also be involved in preparing presentations, performing financial analysis, and conducting industry research.
Key responsibilities

Develop and maintain financial models to analyze investment opportunities
Collaborate with the investment team to assess and execute investments, including conducting due diligence, financial reviews, and preparing presentation material for the investment committee
Conduct market research on potential investments, industries, and competitors
Assist in managing portfolio companies
Provide portfolio reports and analytics for internal and external use

Experience & skills

Strong academic background
2-4 years of experience in investment banking, management consulting, venture capital, or private equity. Other relevant experience may be considered
Strong understanding of private market investments
Proficiency in financial modeling and evaluation
Experience in due diligence processes and reviewing financial and legal documentation is a plus
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
Strong project management skills with the ability to manage workload effectively and deliver quality work on schedule
Excellent presentation, oral, and written communication skills
Team-oriented with enthusiasm and commitment to working in a friendly and entrepreneurial team environment
Culture fit is critical
CFA, CAIA, or advanced degree is helpful

Our benefits
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
Our hybrid work model
BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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