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Investment Director / Principal Job Description

Circle Square has extensive experience in the Private Equity sector and is always looking for highly skilled, talented investment bankers from various backgrounds.

Investment Director / Principal Our PE Division typically recruit in the following Sectors:

Generalist, Healthcare, FIG, TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms), Consumer & Retail, Real Estate, Industrials, Power, Utilities & Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Energy, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining & Business Services.

 

Investment Director/Principal Job Description

We generally look for Directors on behalf of our clients due to expansion within the business or as a replacement. Investment Managers usually report to the Director/CEO depending on the size of the business.

Experience working in one of our specialist fields would be highly beneficial;

Investment Banking / M&A within the sectors of: Generalist, Healthcare, FIG, TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms), Consumer & Retail, Real Estate, Industrials, Power, Utilities & Infrastructure, Natural Resources, Energy, Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining & Business Services.

 

Investment Director/Principal Key Responsibilities

  • Generally running deal teams, responsible for execution process, has decision-making responsibility and be one of the main points of contact externally for the business.

  • Origination

  • Less hands-on involvement in transaction execution

  • Board seats and post investment role

  • Strategic decisions about the firm

  • Key role in fund raising

 

Investment Director/Principal Skills & Requirements

  • Can enter as a Director or be promoted from VP

  • A minimum five to six years private equity experience needed. Promoted from within or recruited from another private equity firm.

  • A good knowledge of PE and the ability to apply your skills creatively to diverse client needs

  • Sound judgment, particularly in valuation matters, with strong analytic skills and the ability to talk through previous deals comprehensively

 

Remuneration

Salaries for Investment Director/Principal vary depending on experience and company size, but generally the salary levels are:

  • £100k plus bonus/carry

 

Career Progression

Candidates may be at this level for some years. There will be increasing involvement in carry and management succession within the firm offering opportunities. You will be heading international expansion within or outside of the firm.

 

Our PE Division recruit for Financial Roles including:

Private Equity Analysts / Investment Executives / Private Equity Associates / Investment Managers / Fund Managers / Investment Directors / Principals

 

For more information on our Private Equity & Venture Capital Recruitment or Private Equity Jobs

Other Private Equity Job Profiles: Private Equity Analyst / Investment Executive      Private Equity Associate / Investment Manager     Private Equity VP / Associate Director

 

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