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Investment Professional – Energy/Long Life Infrastructure /
Permanent /
Actis is a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure. We deliver competitive returns for institutional investors and measurable positive impact for countries, cities, and communities in which we operate. Our global experience, operational know-how and strong culture allow us to create global sustainability leaders. We do it at scale. And have been doing so for decades. Since inception, we have raised US $25 billion to invest in a better tomorrow. 
Founded in 2004, we have an unparalleled heritage in growth markets, set within a culture of active ownership.  We employ over 300 people, including a team of c. 120 investment professionals, working across 17 offices globally.  Our investors' capital is at work in c. 50 companies around the world, employing c. 37,000 full-time employees .
We invest to accelerate the transition to a net zero future and build outstanding returns along the way. On a macro level we specialise in sustainable infrastructure. Be it data centres, power plants or real estate. Decades of operational experience and sustainable investing deliver positive development. Infrastructure benefits from investors who know their business, on a truly global scale. On a micro level, we are recognised and trusted by institutions, regulators, the communities we work alongside, and the people served by our investments. We have a track record of meeting challenges head on. It gives us an edge as we transform companies and assets into sustainability leaders. This positively affects local communities and future-proofs our investments, driving value even further. We believe that what we do is more important than ever. Letting values drive value. Delivering financial performance for our investors and changing the world by transforming infrastructure for a better tomorrow.
Actis is a signatory to the United Nations backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), an investor initiative developed by the UNEP FI and the UN Global Compact. The firm has been awarded the highest rating score, 5* for five consecutive years in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) independent assessment. Actis also continues to win numerous awards, having recently been named PEI Frontier Markets Firm of the Year 2023, having won three fund and deal awards at the Infrastructure Investor 2023 Global Awards, an Environmental Finance Impact Award 2023, four Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards 2023, and being listed in Real Deals’ Future 40 Climate Change Champions for 2023. Our core values are:
-       Accountability - Actis is performance orientated and their people are unafraid to make decisions; they expect to be held accountable for the choices they make.
-       Collaboration - We are team players and always act in the best interests of our investors and the firm
-       Transparency - Actis readily shares information with others and works honestly and with integrity to inspire trust and confidence
-       Inclusion – We are inclusive in our behaviors, recognising that diverse teams make better decisions.
-       Sustainability – We contribute to a more sustainable and equitable world through our investments and actions
You can learn more about Actis at


Purpose of Role

Working as a key member in one of our Actis investment teams, the Associate Role supports on all stages of the investment cycle. This is a hands-on role and requires an understanding, background and genuine desire to drive best in class performance. Associates work on all deal related activities, including financial modelling, investment analysis and preparing investment committee presentations etc. and assist a deal leader in all aspects of transaction origination, execution and asset management. This is permanent role with potential career progression in Actis subject to performance.

Role Remit
Working within an investment team to ensure the greatest impact on value for Actis and its’ investors. Assignments include:
-        Origination and Deal Execution
-        Support sector mapping to expand pipeline of deal opportunities
-        Create financial models to evaluate investment opportunities
-        Conduct due diligence in support of transactions under the direction of the senior investment team including, but not limited to, market and financial and technical due diligence.
-        Prepare project documentation including screening memos, investment committee memos and updates under the supervision   of investment manager
-        Identify areas of transaction risk and potential mitigation strategies, as part of the deal team
-        Summarise, interpret and present material in an accurate and convincing manner to a deal team and Investment Committee
-        Assist investment manager in all matter related to the deal closing, including deal documentation, finance documentation and structuring. Actively contribute to sector initiatives, become knowledge base of sector insight and expertise
Portfolio Management
-        Assist the investment manager with portfolio/asset management of assigned project(s), including initiatives such as debt financing, operational improvement initiatives, management recruitment, and exit planning
-        Prepare quarterly investment reports and valuation reports for projects for review of investment manager
-        Actively contribute to sector initiatives, become knowledge base of sector insight and expertise
-        Work in partnership with global specialists (e.g. Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance) and sector teams
-        Additional activities include participation in Actis wide projects or initiatives (where participation is valued) and building effective networks with peers
-        Experience within a private equity firm, investment bank, or top tier management consulting environment at Associate level
-        Interest and/or exposure to investments in hard assets
-        English language written and oral skills
-        MBA from a top business school /Qualified Chartered Accountant beneficial but not mandatory
-        Strong analytical skills, including financial modelling, valuation
-        Proactive, self-starter; ability to conduct detailed sector analysis with limited supervision
-        Highly organised and focused
-        Project management and ability to drive initiatives through to completion
-        Excellent research, writing and communication skills
-        Collaborate effectively with others, including senior managers and external parties
-        Strategic, analytic and numeric thinking capability
-        Strong communicator with an ability to influence others in a positive way
Personal attributes
-        Accountability
-        Collaboration
-        Transparency
-        Inclusion
-        Sustainability
You can learn more about Actis at