Asset Managers, Infrastructure

Business Area Infrastructure
Location London
Job type Permanent

Due to a number of exciting changes and portfolio growth we are looking for talented asset managers to join our Infrastructure team. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to act as a Director on a portfolio of Project
Company Boards. The roles will manage investments in projects across a range of infrastructure funds and focus on increasing shareholder value. They will also manage public and private sector partners and provide technical input to both
acquisitions and bids.

The main responsibilities for the position include:

• Working proactively with the InfraRed team to pursue excellence in the delivery of our asset management function
• Carrying out asset specific and portfolio-wide analysis, taking a proactive and entrepreneurial approach to identify and explain value initiatives across the portfolio, and then to drive the implementation of these initiatives to an agreed plan
• Managing a portfolio of investments as the nominated InfraRed board director representing the interests of our fund investors. In the first instance this will typically be working together with, and supporting, an experienced InfraRed Asset Manager. This board director role further includes:
• Preparing for and attending all relevant meetings with the management teams, service providers, clients and other key stakeholders
• Determining and driving value initiatives and risk mitigation strategies at the project level
• Review and challenge the cost and revenue assumptions and asset plans put forward by project company management teams
• Ensure good governance and that all statutory, contractual and corporate regulations and InfraRed policies are properly complied with by the management teams running the day to day operations of the asset
• Managing the key stakeholder relationships, including public sector clients where applicable, including the attendance and contribution in contractual meetings and other forms of general contact
• Attend internal meetings involving the management and development of assets, including the preparation and presentation of clear and factual reports
• Appointing and coordinating specialist input
• Due diligence activities on new investments, such as reviewing project documentation, technical due diligence reports and making site visits to support bids and acquisitions
• Assisting the Asset Management team on specific tasks on those projects which have operational, performance or relationship issues

Candidate profile
We expect the successful candidate to demonstrate the following attributes:

• Experience of creating or managing PFI/PPP projects
• Experience in the delivery of either Facility Management, Construction Services and/or Energy Systems,
or working in technical capacity in the built environment
• Numerate and commercially aware
• Ability to analyse and solve-problems, including the use and manipulation of Excel and other software
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in English language, able to engage at all levels
• Confidence to represent investor interests at Project Board level, with the ability and willingness to take
management responsibility and to take a lead where necessary in negotiations with stakeholders
• Fluency in an additional European language advantageous
• Practiced project management skills
• Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
• Experience of managing one or more junior colleagues
• Able to work on a variety of tasks concurrently
• Deliver accurate, quality reporting to meet tight deadlines
• Proficiency in MS Office

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