Careers at InfraRed

As a leading infrastructure and real estate specialist operating in an ever-changing market place, our reputation depends upon our people. 

What We Do

We are passionate about our work, are confident under pressure, relish new challenges and adhere to the chosen InfraRed values of Passion, Curiosity, Fulfilment, Trust and Partnership.

Our values underpin everything that we do and the way in which we interact both with each other and with external parties, as well as how we measure our performance. Anyone who joins InfraRed and demonstrates their commitment to our values can expect a great deal in return, including genuine prospects for career development, tailor-made training, opportunities for secondments and a highly competitive benefits package.

Our current vacancies are listed below. If you like the sound of how we work and believe you fit the stated criteria, please apply for your chosen role by clicking on the below link and attaching your CV.

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. It is our policy that all Individuals and all job applicants will receive fair employment opportunities regardless of age, disability (including physical, mental or sensory impairments), gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief (including any religious or philosophical belief or a lack of belief), sex or sexual orientation.

I wanted to join an industry leader with an extensive track record, an innovative approach to investing and a solid culture underpinned by meaningful values. At InfraRed I am given the opportunity to challenge myself working in teams alongside talented experts and build on my previous experience. I have not looked back once since joining

Ines Delignat
Infrastructure Analyst,
joined InfraRed in July 2016

Associate - Finance and Operations

Finance

open

Details

Reference:
FOTACC
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

Given the growth and expansion of the unlisted infrastructure funds, the Finance & Operations Team requires an individual with previous fund accounting experience to take on reporting and control responsibilities.

The role is integral to the financial reporting and operations for the 4 unlisted infrastructure funds and 3 co-investment vehicles, with assets under management of over USD 1.5bn and over 40 investments. The role is part of a wider finance team and reports to the Financial Controller, Infrastructure.

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The main responsibilities for the position include:

Financial reporting, control and management:

• Assist with the management of the fund reporting and control function for the four primary unlisted infrastructure funds, plus three co-investment vehicles.
• Work closely with the Financial Controller and Third-Party Administrator (“TPA”) to ensure timely and accurate reporting of the actual results of the unlisted infrastructure funds and intermediate holding entities on a quarterly basis
• Input, review and provide support for the preparation of the quarterly investor reports
Payments and cash management
• Prepare weekly payment runs in line with fund requirements, including ensuring accurate coding of funds flow for payments through complex funding structures
• Prepare and review documentation to ensure payments are approved and processed in a timely manner
• Weekly updates of fund forecast cash flows and requirements
• Invoice preparation and management
• Facility utilisations, repayments and associated management, including letters of credit
• Monitor cash transfers between fund and project bank accounts to ensure compliance with finance agreements
• Assist with the establishment of bank accounts in line with business policy


Assist with the preparation of regulatory reporting including:
• Statutory accounts prepared under either FRS 102 or IFRS; working closely with the TPA, Portfolio Directors, Auditors and the wider InfraRed business as required to support timely preparation, review and lodgement of the annual statutory accounts
• Quarter and year end close processes
• Work closely with the InfraRed tax department to ensure that all information required for UK, U.S. and overseas tax reporting is delivered to third-party service providers within required deadlines
• Ensure the preparation and submission of overseas VAT and other tax returns by suitably qualified third-party service providers
• Oversight of quarterly AIFMD returns prepared by TPA
• Co-ordinate any internal audit processes and the Quarterly Internal Control Certification process


FX Hedging and Treasury
• Undertake and monitor FX requirements on a deal by deal / currency by currency basis
• Ensure that best price is sought when entering into FX transactions
• Ensure all trades are executed, documented and communicated to the TPA
• Monitor and liaise with the TPA to ensure compliance with settlement deadlines
• Liaise with banks to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements


Ad-hoc responsibilities
• Assist with new fund investments and disposals as and when required
• Work with the Portfolio Directors, TPA and wider InfraRed business to identify efficiencies and process improvements


Candidate profile
We expect the successful candidate to demonstrate the following attributes:
• Proven experience within a fund accounting environment
• Studying for a relevant accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA or ACA)
• Competent with MS suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Familiarity with “Investran” an advantage
• Strong project and relationship management skills
• The ability to actively manage the TPA and numerous parallel tasks effectively through to completion
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to manage and work to key reporting deadlines
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in English language

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Investment Strategist, Real Estate

Real Estate — Investments

open

Details

Reference:
INSTRAT
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

An investment strategist is sought to complement the current investment team in real estate. The candidate will be responsible for analysing investment opportunities with highly operational aspects of businesses that require a robust understanding of and experience with competitive markets, technology, business dynamics and organisational and management challenges. The professional will, over time, also be expected to be in a position to independently identify investment opportunities of a similar nature.

The candidate will work independently and alongside originators and asset managers in real estate on transactions which involve the acquisition or exposure to operational businesses, or assets with a high operational complexity. The candidate will ensure that all potential investments get sufficient strategic review, pre or post acquisition.

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The main responsibilities for this role will include:


• Providing a strategic review and assessment of certain markets or investments with a high degree of operational complexity, and which more closely resemble traditional private equity transactions
• Support or drive the business plan creation for these investments
• Contribute to business development and thought leadership in target markets
• Undertake reviews of investment economics including appointing, managing and questioning due diligence advisers (such as business and strategy consultants) and reviewing and questioning outputs from underlying business plans
• Where appropriate, complement or lead the investment team in meetings with vendors, acquisition partners, co-shareholders, financiers and contractors on transactions
• Lead best practice methodology for strategic investment
• Communicate findings effectively with team members in order to advise and support on operational strategy of potential investments
• Participate in, and contribute to, reporting processes
• Assist with fundraising and reporting to investors as required
• International travel as required by the business
• Lead specific training and development initiatives in the context of improving the strategic and corporate competence of junior professionals


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

• Prior experience working within a corporate strategy background with relevant experience in Strategy Consultancy, and Private Equity or a Real Estate investment house
• Work experience gained in an asset and or technology-oriented industry
• Ability to adjust to a variety of different industries and business models within real estate investment
• Strong commercial acumen with an understanding of business drivers and operational best-practice from the perspective of a broad range of stakeholders
• Demonstrated grasp of key technological trends and proven ability to translate into business implications
• Ability to analyse a wide range of businesses and geographies without bias
• Results oriented and able to demonstrate this through a track record of value enhancement projects or deal transactions
• Demonstrate evidence of strategic thinking at a high level and through long timeframe analysis
• Numerical, with a good grasp of key accounting and investment practices
• High motivation and focus to make things happen within a lean and non-hierarchical environment with a fast paced, high growth and demanding culture
• Excellent communicator and be able to inspire, influence and persuade others, and demonstrate effective teamwork across divisional and geographic boundaries
• Strong presenter, confident in dealing with a demanding set of audience including senior management teams
• A highly organised, systematic and forward-looking approach to undertaking key priorities

 

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Investment Professionals, Asset Management Real Estate

Real Estate Asset Management

open

Details

Reference:
AMRE
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

Senior investment professionals are sought to complement the current Real Estate Asset Management team.

The candidates will be primarily responsible for Asset Management activities in respect of a portfolio of UK and mainland Europe based projects.

They will act as a member of the Deal Team, providing oversight and co-ordination of the project management of acquisitions and disposals, ensuring transactions are conducted efficiently, with high quality standards and in compliance with internal policies.  They will contribute to the development and verification of project business plans.  Post-acquisition they will oversee the implementation and delivery of project business plans and successful project exit.

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The main responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Undertake the implementation, monitoring and delivery of added-value project business plans regarding leasing and capital expenditure programmes either directly or through the oversight, management and monitoring of external partners / asset managers
  • Lead the delivery and assist in the formation of business plans of complex refurbishments and ground up development across UK or Europe
  • Regularly review and re-forecast project business plans in line with internal processes and timescales; prepare formal recommendations to obtain reforecast, or new business plan, or sales approval
  • Play an important role as part of the Deal Team in taking acquisitions to a successful completion and lead, or assist with, sales working with internal and external resources as required. In conjunction with the Deal Team Head and/or senior Asset Management resource, undertake and/or review due diligence matters and execution of the exchange and completion processes
  • Development, co-authorship and verification of project business plans and KPIs as part of the acquisition Deal Team and the forecasting and co-authorship associated with disposal recommendations
  • Oversight of Property management matters (or ensuring external asset managers are complying with their property manager oversight responsibilities), including statutory and health & safety compliance, service charge budgeting / reconciliation, arrears / collection rates and regular / ad-hoc management reporting
  • Undertake quarterly reporting in respect of project portfolio, in line with internal processes and timescales, including presenting project progress to senior members of the real estate team, investment committee members and on occasions to Investors
  • Working with the Finance Team monitor and report on banking facility compliance, investor reporting, management accounting and audit matters
  • Develop and establish market contacts within the property market
  • Coordinate the provision of information to IRCP’s insurance broker to ensure assets remain insured in line with internal compliance and insurance policy requirements
  • Continually re-assess the operational risk inherent in the business, being aware of the operational risks associated with your role and acting in a manner that takes account of risk considerations
  • Actively develop and train direct reports
  • Represent IRCP and promote IRCP’s standing in the investment community in line with its values, ensuring that IRCP’s best interests and reputation are always protected
  • Act responsibly, with a value-oriented mind-set, in respect of business costs and expenses
  • Ensure that measures identified in any audits are implemented in a timely fashion

 

 

Candidate profile

We expect the successful candidate to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Solid analytical skills and good financial modelling knowledge
  • Extensive commercial real estate experience  
  • A high level of commercial awareness
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written in English; fluency in another European language is desirable (preferably French or German)
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Track record of delivery of refurbishments and developments
  • Comfortable working directly or through operating partners
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of managing professional teams and interrogating architect schemes, cost plans etc
  • Experience of negotiating build and procurement contracts
  • Well-connected amongst professional service teams 
  • A strong grasp of the drivers of property returns
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Asset Managers, Infrastructure

Infrastructure Asset Management

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Details

Reference:
AMINFRA
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

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.

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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
products
• 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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TRIG Portfolio Manager

Infrastructure

open

Details

Reference:
TRIGPM
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

An opportunity has arisen for a portfolio manager working with the team on The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG). The successful candidate will lead portfolio management initiatives and provide support to other support functions for the fund including operations management, fund management, investor relations and financial management.
Portfolio management is the financial management and reporting of the fund; including maximising yield and value from investments. The candidate will be responsible for monitoring, forecasting and enhancing the value from the investments in the TRIG portfolio. The role will include leading value enhancement initiatives including refinancings, tax management and PPA strategy analysis.
The role will work closely with TRIG’s Fund Manager, the Portfolio Director and the Accountant responsible for TRIG.

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The main responsibilities for the position include:


• Identification and management of value enhancements and management initiatives on the investments and holding structure of the TRIG portfolio including optimising cashflows, refinancings, financial restructuring, tax claims, accounting policies etc.
• Manage the preparation of financial forecasts, in particular forecasting cashflow and dividend cash cover and, in conjunction with the Portfolio Director, prepare the annual business plan
• Lead on the semi-annual valuation of the portfolio including managing the analysts seconded to TRIG Portfolio Management
• Assist the team in the preparation of board papers and presentations, shareholder materials and fund raising documents
• Respond to analyst questions and support the Fund Manager, Portfolio Director and Investor Relations teams in preparing information for analysts and investors
• Manage refinancings of underlying sub-portfolios of investments, assisting in the Group debt management in consultation with the Portfolio Director
• Support on acquisitions, considering impact on the portfolio returns and cashflows
• Support on management of the Revolving Credit Facility lenders and extensions
• Manage analyst(s) / associate(s) input on the above tasks
• May involve providing assistance and support to other IRCP Infrastructure funds, both listed and unlisted.

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


• CIMA, CPA, ACA or MBA qualification desirable
• Previous work experience in renewables and/or infrastructure including project finance, transaction and portfolio management experience
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in English language, able to engage at a Senior/ Institutional Investor level
• Commercial experience in negotiation with third parties
• 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
• Working knowledge of investment accounting, valuations, tax and managing transactions
• Is proficient in MS Excel and working with detailed Excel project finance models
• Fund management / investor relations experience desirable
• Fluency in an additional European language advantageous

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Investor Relations Analyst

Investor Relations

open

Details

Reference:
IRANA NOV 2018
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

The successful candidate will support the role and objectives of InfraRed’s Investor Relations team to provide a best-in class Investor Relations Service to InfraRed’s Investor Base for its unlisted real estate and infrastructure funds. Read more about this job >

The main responsibilities for the position include:

Fund administration and investor queries:

  • Draft answers and respond to routine ad-hoc investor queries and requests based on available information
  • Liaise with investment teams and coordinate answers to address investor queries where information not readily available
  • Produce routine legal certification
  • Assist with the production and review for accuracy of investor reporting documentation
  • Complete regular investor reporting templates
  • Responsible for updating spreadsheets tracking investor reporting and correspondence deadlines to ensure correspondence provided to investors meets agreed deadlines
  • Assist with updates and maintenance to Investor Relations systems

Adhoc investor requests:

  • Assist with ad-hoc investor calls and meetings as required, including internal scheduling and updating investor presentations and materials
  • Support the processing of investor transfers as required, including liaising with third party advisors ensuring relevant approvals have been obtained, internal approvals have been obtained and that relevant legal documents have been completed
  • Support the investor KYC/AML process to obtain and review KYC documentation

Statistics:

  • Update and compile annual and quarterly data and statistics pertaining to investors and the business as a whole
  • Assist with providing key stats to support requests from investors and third-party providers ensuring the data held is correct
  • Assist with the preparation of data for marketing materials provided externally to investors or third-party providers


Candidate profile

We expect the successful candidate to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • A collaborative, diligent and self-motivated individual who demonstrates relentless attention to detail and able to deliver work in a well thought-out and structured way
  • Able to multi-task and to work accurately and systematically to deadlines
  • Clear and concise communication and inter-personal skills (both verbal and written) in English to interact with InfraRed colleagues, advisors, business partners and investors
  • Commercially aware and professional with the ability to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality in terms of client affairs and documents
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Previous work experience within the financial services and investment sector is highly beneficial
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Business Systems Administrator

Infrastructure Asset Management

open

Details

Reference:
BSA
Location:
London
Type:
Permanent

Description

The business is currently implementing a workflow system and data warehouse that will become part of
the core platform across InfraRed. In addition, there are numerous existing business systems in place that
must be supported and developed, and in some cases demised and replaced by new technology.


The role will be responsible for the administration of several of these systems as well as becoming a
systems champion who can assist and train others in the business.


The person will work closely with the Asset Management Team as well as other key stakeholders externally
and across the business in order to improve and develop our systems and processes.

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The main responsibilities for the position include:


• Infrastructure administrator and champion for “Flow”, the collaborate workflow system we use
developed by High Q
• Responsible for the overall administration of the system developed by the Infrastructure Asset
Management team, working closely with the Central Technology team and local champions
across the business
• Maintenance of Flow, administering the day to day information requirements of the system
established as a direct link to the approximately 150 investment projects that the Infrastructure
Asset Management team oversees
• Daily monitoring of system derived actions including support emails and ensuring
correspondence is actioned
• Reviewing system produced reports, and ensuring appropriate follow up actions are
undertaken
• Act as a key point of contact for our external project company management teams
to ensure that they are keeping information up to date and are carrying out required
system activities
• Work with members of the team to assist with the design of new workflow solutions. This will
include, but not be limited to, automated workflows, process trackers, document management
processes and task management
• Administration of system usage, including setting up new internal users and deleting leaver
authorisations
• Periodic inputting of data to add new projects on to the system as acquired, or
amending existing project data
• Responsible for training new users in the Flow system as well as keeping up to date
with improvements and releases of new versions of the software
• Maintaining documentation for the system when new roll outs and version updates
are released
• Periodic updates of the system workflows as information requirements change
• Liaise with colleagues in the Real Estate and Central Functions to increase the
penetration of Flow across IRCP
• Management of existing manual processes for the team that also support and will
ultimately migrate to the Flow system; these include tracking changes in team
directorships and project managers


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


• Relevant, direct work experience of systems administration, including providing support and
training to users
• Process control experience e.g. automated workflows, process trackers, project sites, task
management
• Highly organized and able to effectively prioritise tasks in a deadline driven environment
• A keen interest in systems and technology
• Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
• Detail orientated and thorough
• Clear and confident communication skills in written and spoken English
• Administrative experience of similar systems provided by e.g. High Q, SharePoint, Salesforce
• Knowledge of, and/or interest in investment management

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