Solas Capital AGSolas Capital AG

Sustainable Energy Investment Associate/Manager

Zürich, Switzerland
Employee
Finance

Solas Capital AG is an investment advisor founded by a leading team of sustainable finance investment professionals with experience in the fields of energy efficiency, renewable energy and infrastructure finance. Solas Capital’s goal is to support society’s transition to a carbon neutral economy by developing and managing sustainable finance products that have a double bottom-line investment objective. Located in Zurich, the company has a European outreach. To support the company's growth and launch of a new European sustainable energy fund focusing on energy efficiency projects, we are looking to fill the role of Sustainable Energy Investment Associate/Manager.

Tasks

  • manage the end-to-end transaction process i.e. term-sheet drafting, credit risk assessment, managing third-party due diligence incl. drafting and execution of transaction documents, writing IC memos
  • work closely with investment managers in project origination
  • support client relationship management with project partners
  • co-ordinate with the portfolio management function

Requirements

Candidates must have:

  • a track record in the renewables, infrastructure or energy investment field or a related sector (preferably 3+ years of relevant work experience)
  • hands-on experience in transaction execution and investment/project due diligence
  • experience in managing third-party advisors
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build external relationships with stakeholders
  • good project management capabilities
  • problem-solving mindset
  • ability to work independently, and take initiative
  • interest and enthusiasm for sustainability and climate impact finance
  • fluency in English and preferably business proficiency in a second European language
  • third-level degree or masters
  • Swiss work permit or EU citizenship

Candidates may also have:

  • relevant industry network to energy service companies, law firms and advisors
  • sound knowledge of project finance debt/bonds, private debt, or real asset alternative investments
  • Management Consultant or other relevant experience in the energy industry
  • strong interest in transforming the energy system through decentralized renewable generation and energy efficiency solutions

Benefits

  • collaborative international team with a positive and proactive culture
  • European experts in energy efficiency and sustainable finance
  • direct impact on the European energy transition
  • hands-on engagement thereby expanding your expertise and network
  • flexible working environment, and a stable work-life balance
  • culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective
  • attractive compensation and fast promotion opportunities

This position is based in Zürich.

Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 5440370
About Solas Capital AG
2-10 employees
Financial Services
Zürich, Switzerland
Solas Capital supports society’s move to a carbon-neutral economy by matching the investment needs of sustainable energy projects and institutional investors.
Zürich, Switzerland
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