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Senior Investment Manager

LSP Renewables
Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2021

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Senior Investment Manager

Job Purpose

The Senior Investment Manager forms a key part of the Investment team. The individual will support all aspects of the company's M&A and financing strategy for existing and new acquisition projects and be responsible for day-to-day management of investment transactions. They will bring commercial thinking and advisory skills to the team and will build strong internal and external relationships globally.


Originate and track new opportunities
  • Build and manage a network of external relationships to source new investment opportunities and drive growth

Budget Control
  • Secure and manage transaction budget within approved levels
Due diligence and investment cases:
  • Lead all Due Diligences including the coordination of internal and external resources
  • Ensure that investments are evaluated objectively and based on consistent criteria
  • Ensure that all Due Diligence and Investment Cases are of a consistent and high quality and aligned with Shareholder expectations
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders to ensure a consistent and consensual view is maintained on all investments
  • Prepare and present the documents required to secure necessary internal approvals - making recommendations to the Head of Investments and Investment Committee
Deal execution:
  • Spearhead the multilateral negotiations on all the various aspects of the transaction (commercial, legal, technical etc.) throughout the acquisition process in collaboration with relevant internal stakeholders
  • Ensure that the transactions comply with approval processes
  • Support the financial structuring on new business development projects and recommend best financing strategy
  • Project manage a cross-functional team (including both internal resources and external advisors) to execute investment transactions
Knowledge sharing and effective communication
  • Develop and share knowledge and analysis in relation to relevant business models, provide market insight and maintain competitor awareness
  • Liaise closely with the Head of Investments and Business Analyst and provide input into the investment strategy discussions
  • Provide regular updates to the Head of Investments regarding new opportunities and ongoing transactions
  • Prepare and circulate regular updates of investment activities to key stakeholders in the company
  • Build and maintain a close working relationship with key stakeholders
Line management
  • Coach and develop individual team members to support career growth and the achievement of business objectives

Additional responsibilities
  • Provide commercial/financial support to other parts of the business as required
  • Liaise closely with Asset Management and Finance teams to support integration of new acquisitions into the portfolio
  • Very high level of financial modelling
  • Highly developed communication and influencing skills with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Strong analytical skills and capable of summarising complex technical issues clearly and concisely
  • Commercial awareness, with the ability to develop bid/business strategies and grasp the key commercial drivers in relation to existing assets and new transactions.
  • Innovative approach to problem solving
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills

  • At least 5 years' experience in M&A and financing
  • Clear understanding of project finance and M&A transactions
  • M&A execution skills and valuation modelling experience
  • In depth understanding of the UK renewable energy market

  • Relevant University degree and any related professional qualifications

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