Vice President – Private Equity


Central London, Greater London
Posted 5 months ago

Role Title: Vice President – Private Equity

Location: London

Salary: £120,000 – £135,000 PA (negotiable)  + Bonus + Long Term Incentive

Overview of the Role

Our client is a leading privately-held European investment Group that employs over 180 people in London, Jersey, Boston, and Geneva. The role is specifically for one of their affiliated group businesses and investments within Private Equity. The group spans over Hedge Funds Private Equity, Life Sciences, Real Estate, Health Care and Asset Management.

This role aims to pursue and monitor primary and secondary private equity fund investments (“Fund Investments”) and co-investments (“Direct Investments”).


Responsibilities with respect to Fund Investments include due diligence and execution of new commitments. This process entails reviewing the private equity manager’s performance and strategy, interviewing managers, performing detailed due diligence, reviewing legal fund documentation and producing investment documentation. Post investment responsibilities include monitoring fund managers including attending Annual General Meetings.

Responsibilities with respect to Direct Investments include valuation analysis, modelling financial projections and returns, performing detailed due diligence, and negotiating legal documentation. Deliverables include preparation and presentation of materials that present and describe investment rationale (such as investment committee memos). Post investment responsibilities include monitoring portfolio investments.

With both Fund and Direct Investments, the role holder will be expected to develop relationships with existing GPs already in the portfolio, and new GPs who are candidates for inclusion in the portfolio. Additional Responsibilities also include managing, teaching and mentoring junior team resources and producing internal performance documentation.

The role holder will have a broad grounding in all aspects of Private Equity gained through experience at a Fund-of-Funds (Secondary or Primary) or Private Equity firm; or a candidate with a similar level of experience in Investment Banking.

The role holder will be used to working as part of a small team and will be expected to undertake additional projects as necessary to support the firm’s investment needs and strategy.


Key Competencies

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Five to fifteen years of relevant work experience in a similar capacity
  • Intermediate / Advanced level competency in core MS-Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).


The role holder will be required to actively build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. They will be expected to work independently and under a relatively low level of direct supervision. They are likely to be a proactive problem-solver who consistently seeks guidance from teams or individuals when required. Provides advice or input to contribute to the decision making of others which may endure for some time and impact mainly on/in own team.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Jordan via email or apply directly using our form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance
Salary£120,000 - £135,000
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