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Investment Manager / Director (f/m)

Permanent employee

About us
Come shape the future with us – If you can imagine what business will look, feel and be like in the future, we are looking forward to learning about your ideas. innogy Generator fosters innovative, digitally-focused business models for the future. The programme offers the partnership, coaching and infrastructure you need to transition from a start-up to a high-performance, high-growth business.

Our project core areas are:

  • Smart & Connected - We’re developing exciting areas of innovation that can change the way we live. 
  • Urban Solutions - Creating solutions that improve the quality of life and work in European megacities.
  • Disruptive Digital - Identifying and fostering new digital business models with the potential to revolutionise the traditional energy world.
  • Big Data - For us, “data is the new oil” – a tremendously valuable resource with the power to fuel innovation. 
  • Machine Economy - We're developing IoT, AI or blockchain based decentralized business models for a people serving Sharing Collaborative Economy.

We’re committed to using it to maximise benefits for both our customers and our company). We aim to radically innovate energy to unlock a smart, responsible and people-powered future.This is the aspired goal that drives our daily work. We value both cultural and professional diversity. We do not only look for new start-ups but also for colleagues in various positions within the hub. 
The innogy Innovation Hub is looking for an experienced and well-connected Investment Manager on a senior level with a strong VC background. Our focus in the Innovation Hub will be on sourcing and growing early stage start-ups for our investment portfolio in close collaboration with innogy Corporate Ventures. 

We are planning to extend our team in LONDON and in BERLIN or Essen.

Your main responsibility will be to ensure the whole Deal Management cycle, set up and manage all deals and seed investments, define the right strategy and approach for seed investments and to manage all relevant stakeholders.
You will work very closely with our start-ups and ventures, develop deal contracts and transaction agreements, and negotiate term sheets with the founders and long-term agreements.
For the innogy Innovation Hub you will be *THE* trusted advisor and point of contact for all investment decisions and consequently enable a significant growth of our early stage start-up portfolio. This contributes to the radical innovation of our industry to unlock a smart, responsible and people powered future.

  • Supporting the Leadership Team and all stakeholders in all relevant areas of the business
  • Developing and maintaining a network for investment opportunities
  • Analysing and assessing Investment opportunities
  • Consulting on transactions, so must have extensive knowledge of commercial and legal structuring 
  • Leading financial and commercial analysis and due diligence, financial modelling
  • Structuring investments and coordinating external advisors
  • Leading execution in consultation with the members of the Leadership Team of the Innovation Hub
  • Active monitoring of portfolio companies
  • Reviewing and evaluating new applicable investment opportunities
  • Reviewing financial and other information received from portfolio companies;
  • Being an active part in management of portfolio companies
  • Preparation of financial models to evaluate investment returns, cash flow and working capital requirements
  • Assume full control of due diligence, Preparation of Investment Papers;
  • Take active part in preparing and structuring exits out of investments
  • Substantial experience from a reputable Venture Capital fund with deal and transaction experience in the DACH region is imperative
  • Excellent academic record in economics or natural sciences with additional business qualifications
  • Team player with excellent communication skills and a strong personal presence
  • Commercial mind-set with excellent analytical competence, showing initiative and taking on responsibility
  • Venture Capital / Private Equity experience for 3-5 years or VC funded start up at a C-level
  • Strong experience / knowledge of IT OR Digital Ventures market preferred
  • Excellent project management, financial analysis and modelling skills
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment to plan and manage a variety of projects and meet deadlines
  • Commercial Insight
  • Ability to thrive under ambiguity and demonstrate creativity and intellectual flexibility in an uncertain and rapidly changing environment
  • Fluent German and English is required
Short Description
The innogy Innovation Hub is looking for an experienced and well-connected Investment Manager on a senior level. We are planning to set up a team that will be focused on all our company building activities and develop this function in collaboration with innogy Corporate Ventures.
Berlin, London

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