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Social Business Trust

Social Business Trust

Social Business Trust

We are a partnership of world-class businesses which share one common goal; to use our capital and expertise to accelerate the growth of exceptional social enterprises, generating social impact and...

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
13 Sep 2012

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Competitive with sector

Portfolio Manager

Lead the UK's fastest growing social impact fund

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Competitive with sector

Escape Factors:
Social Impact
Entrepreneurial
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We are looking for an experienced candidate, who can lead our investment team, build a pipeline of potential investments, oversee due diligence on these companies, present investment opportunities to our Investment Committee and provide on-going support to the CEOs and management teams of the UK’s most ambitious social enterprises.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Identify social enterprises that may be suitable for investment through networking events, press and other research
  • Work with and lead a team of investment managers to build SBT’s investment pipeline
  • Carry out and oversee due diligence on applications from social enterprises for funding and support from SBT
  •  Interact with the CEOs of potential investees; present investment cases to SBT’s Investment Committee; and deal effectively with robust challenges from Committee members
  • Provide on-going support to existing portfolio companies to support their growth
  •  Act as a senior member of SBT’s leadership team, supporting the Chief Executive and other team members as appropriate

Candidate Profile:

  • At least 7 years business experience in industry, commerce or professional services, with some management experience
  • Comfortable working with business leaders, management teams and CEOs
  •  Numerate and financially literate. Experience of reviewing business plans and assessing operational strategies at an organisation/company level
  • Due diligence experience an advantage
  •  A keen interest in and some experience of social enterprises or the “Third Sector”
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