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Investment Manager

Big Society Capital


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Better Society Capital as an Investment Manager and be at the forefront of driving social change in the UK


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£57900 - £69400

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Hybrid / London, EC4A and homeworking

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Expires at anytime

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Visa sponsor - UK

Organisation summary:

Better Society Capital (BSC) is at the cutting edge of social impact investment, dedicated to resolving the UK's most persistent social issues. By joining our team, you'll be part of a forward-thinking organization that empowers you to effect real change and contribute to a better society. Our Investment Manager Development Programme offers an unrivaled platform for professional growth in the social investment landscape.

Role Summary:

  • Identify and develop new investment opportunities aligned with social impact goals.
  • Lead prospective investments through BSC's rigorous investment process.
  • Oversee and manage a selection of portfolio investments.
  • Act as a catalyst for systemic change, facilitating key strategic projects that aim to improve the market system.

Role Requirements:

  • Strong structured and strategic thinking skills, combined with creativity and innovation in problem-solving.
  • Proven experience in detailed analysis and developing solutions for complex issues, preferably within financial, social, or public sectors.
  • Desirable knowledge in fields such as housing, real estate, venture investment, social outcomes contracts, or lending.

Application Process Details:

  • Submit your application through Applied by 9am on Monday, May 20, 2024.
  • Candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria are guaranteed an initial telephone interview, in line with our status as a Disability Confident employer.

Additional Information:

Competitive salary ranging from £57,900 to £69,400 with a flexible working pattern promoting a balance between office and remote work. We also consider visa sponsorship for applicants without UK work rights and strongly encourage diverse candidates, especially those from under-represented groups in the social impact investment sector, to apply.

Better Society Capital is looking for an Investment Manager to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in Social Impact Investment through our Investment Manager Development Programme. You will play a key role in our dynamic and supportive team, developing your impact investment management skills, knowledge of social issues, and strategic and design thinking to help solve some of the UK’s most entrenched social issues.

The Role: You will support the development of new investment opportunities, lead prospective investments through our investment process, and manage a number of our existing portfolio investments. You will also be a systems change agent, supporting the development and delivery of key strategic projects in BSC’s market system.

Job Requirements: We are looking for a structured thinker with an innovative, creative and strategic approach to problem solving. You should have experience of undertaking and communicating detailed analysis of complex problems, developing solutions to complex problems, and have work experience that faces the financial, social or public sector. Knowledge of housing or real estate, venture investment, social outcomes contracts or lending is desirable.

Benefits: We offer a competitive salary of £57,900- £69,400 and a flexible working pattern that allows colleagues to spend 40% - 60% of their working hours in the office, and the remainder from home.

Application Details: Please apply via Applied by 9am on Monday 20 May 2024. As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee an initial telephone interview for all candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the job.

Additional Information: For candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK, Better Society Capital may consider visa sponsorship. We are committed to being a diverse organisation that is truly representative of the communities we serve. We therefore welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, particularly those under-represented in the social impact investment sector.


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