Investment Manager @ Pictet - Geneva, Switzerland

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For Pictet Alternative Advisors S.A. (PAA), the Geneva-based arm of the Pictet Group active in private equity with over $10 billion in assets under management your mission is to invest in venture capital/growth funds globally as well as directly into companies in this space in co-investment deals.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying, carrying out due diligence on and selecting venture capital funds globally.

  • Sourcing and analysing co-investment opportunities with selected partners.

  • Defending your recommendations to the investment committee.

  • Monitoring the investments.

  • Actively participating in the fund-raising activity for the Private Equity team.

Profile

  • Five years’ experience in venture capital, ideally in both fund and direct investments.  

  • In-depth knowledge of the venture capital eco-system, in particular on the West Coast of the USA and in Europe.

  • University degree in Finance or Economics (or qualification deemed equivalent); a postgraduate-type qualification such as a CAIA or CFA would be an asset.

  • Perfect command of English and conversational French; an additional language would be a plus.

  • Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Must be resident in Switzerland or willing to relocate.

As the successful applicant, you should have excellent priority-management skills and take an innovative approach to resolving problems. In addition to having a high degree of initiative, you will be open-minded, committed and enjoy working as part of a team to achieve the Group's objectives. You will also have a keen sense of responsibility and will make client satisfaction the key priority in your work.

Note

We will not accept any CVs via agencies

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