Investment Manager, Brazil

Circulate Capital /
Full time - Remote /
Circulate Capital is an investment management firm dedicated to financing companies that prevent ocean plastic and advance the circular economy. With US$255mn AUM across South Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America, the firm focuses on the prevention of mismanaged plastic waste in these regions as well as investment in disruptive technologies and circular infrastructure.
Our founding investors include PepsiCo, Procter&Gamble, Dow, Danone, CHANEL, Unilever, TheCoca-Cola Company, and ChevronPhillips Chemical Company LLC., IDB Lab. To learn more,please visit our website.

Circulate Capital is seeking an experienced Investment Manager to strengthen its team in Brazil and focus on building and managing its Latin American portfolio.
The ideal candidate should be an accomplished investor with deal execution experience who is interested in assisting to solve some of the world’s most complex problems through investing in companies that deliver positive environmental impact while demonstrating exceptional financial returns to investors. This is a full-time `position with travel required for the effective execution of responsibilities.

    Interact with a variety of stakeholders, identifying and developing new investment opportunities in thematic areas of interest that are a fit with our values, investor interests, and approach
    Evaluate and assess investment opportunities through the various stages of the process, including initial screening, detailed business diligence-market sizing, technology walk-throughs, competitive landscapes, financial modeling, reference calls, presentation to the CC Investment committee, external DD negotiations and closing
    Prepare, present, and maintain detailed investment documentation for our clients
    Thoroughly monitor and supervise the business plans of our portfolio companies by working with them in an intensive manner and adding value in critical areas of strategy, operations, business development, organizational building, and governance
    Proactively develop relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including potential investees, sector experts, consultants, policy makers, investors, advisors, and thought leaders
    Support and coordinate actively with the Associate Partners in the LAC region to understand and track key metrics to monitor the progress being made by portfolio companies on the goals around social, environmental, and financial returns
    Support the global team on specific tasks related to deal screening, due diligence, and execution as and when required

Remotely in Brazil, with travel required for the effective execution of responsibilities. Reports to Investment Partner, LAC.

    5-10 years of overall experience, including at least 3 years of investment experience with venture capital/private equity funds
    Investment experience must comprise making new investments, end to end process management
    MBA from reputed institution and under-graduation in the sciences such as chemistry, biology, engineering, or related fields OR Chartered Accountant with passion for solving complex environmental issues and operational experience in relevant industries
    Intuitive understanding of business models and different entrepreneurial styles and an innate ability to strike positive working relationships with entrepreneurs and a variety of stakeholders that form their ecosystem, such as other GPs, lenders, sector experts,or policymakers
    Proven history assessing and evaluating private equity investment opportunities and experience in financial modeling.  
    Proven history providing guidance to businesses at multiple levels including operations,strategy,and governance, through working with a variety of portfolio companies or through working directly in a key role within a company
    Advanced interpersonal skills, with an ability to work well within a multicultural team located in different countries and time zones and effectively interact with the external ecosystem
    A significant network of peers and related stakeholders in the region
    Advanced written and oral communication skills; with an ability to formulate and present analysis and arguments in a clear, crisp, and concise manner to other team members, Partners, and portfolio companies
    Fluency in Portuguese, Spanish and English
    Understanding and commitment to producing the highest quality of work, with attention to detail and follow-through

Please follow teh link and submit your resume in English.

NB. SAGANA is supporting Circulate Capital with the recruitment of this role. If your application is short listed you will be contacted by a member of their recruiting team.