Principal – Venture Capital

  • Location: Paris, France
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Venture Capital

Our client is a world renowned Paris-based Venture capital company. Currently, they seek to expand their team by adding an investment professional in the rank of Principal to their team.The successful candidate will be an experienced venture capital investment professional with track record of investments in energy (renewables) or internet/digital, smart devices companies.

The role

  • Research and review the market in search of new applicable investment opportunities
  • Present new investment opportunities to the investment committee
  • Monitor portfolio of existing investments
  • Reviewing financial and other information received from portfolio companies;
  • Preparing quarterly portfolio reports and valuations;
  • Reviewing financial and other information received from portfolio companies;
  • Play an active part in a management of portfolio companies. Support management teams of portfolio management companies.
  • Preparation of financial models to evaluate investment returns, cash flow and working capital requirements;
  • Assume full control of due diligence; Preparation of Investment Papers;
  • Lead preparing and structuring exits out of investments
  • Participate in day to day management of the Fund, including: Maintaining various databases, Assist in the review and preparation of call down notices and other fund accounting tasks

Core Competences

  • Venture Capital / Private Equity experience for 5 – 6 years OR VC funded start up at a C level
  • Strong experience / knowledge of IEnergy OR Digital Smart Technologies Ventures market preferred
  • Excellent project management, communication, financial analysis and modelling skills
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment to plan and manage a variety of projects and meet deadlines
  • Commercial Insight
  • Ability to thrive under ambiguity and demonstrate creativity and intellectual flexibility in an uncertain and rapidly changing environment
  • MBA or Masters degree in tech related field
  • Undergraduate degree from a leading university in the United States or Europe
  • Native or at least Fluent levels of French, Fluent English
  • Strong Private Equity background with a prominent institution
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