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Investment Associate

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Octopus Energy

1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You must be a team player with judgment, transaction experience in Renewables/Energy sector, strong financial modelling skills, German language proficiency, commercial mindset, risk analysis skills, customer-focused mindset.
  • You will assist in evaluating and executing new investment opportunities in renewable technologies, project management, relationship management, negotiation, due diligence, and contribute to investment strategies at a fast-paced energy company.

Graduate Job

Banking & FinanceLondon


  • As part of the wider Octopus Energy group, Octopus Energy Generation sources, invests in and actively manages a range of utility scale renewable energy assets. We are looking to expand our team as we continue to scale our investments base of c£6bn.
  • Since entering the renewables market in 2010, Octopus Energy Generation has grown to become the largest investor of solar power in Europe and a leading investor in onshore wind. We currently manage an increasingly global portfolio of renewable energy assets. The operational portfolio includes over 250 energy generating companies, delivering revenue in excess of £250m pa. 
  • Having originated, invested and managed assets in the renewable energy sector for over a decade, our energy investment and asset management team of c.100 professionals is one of the largest and most experienced in Europe. The team is structured for scale and long-term ownership of energy assets.


  • Be a team player with the confidence to exercise judgement appropriately, engaging with colleagues at all levels of seniority
  • Some transaction experience would be great! Preferably in Renewables / Infrastructure / Energy sector from working at a fund manager, investment bank, project finance lender, industrial or in transactions advisory
  • Analytical and Excel financial modelling skills
  • Prior equity lead experience is a plus, however we are open-minded to find the right candidate with the aptitude and intention and transferable skills
  • Languages - German highly preferred
  • Commercial mindset; able to own investment decision making and understand the impact on potential investments
  • An ability to understand risks, reach a balanced appraisal of probability and impact, and build workable risk mitigation strategies
  • An ability to focus on the ultimate customer (the investors who trust us with their money) in all aspects of the role

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • Join an expanding team as we accelerate our pace of new investments
  • Work closely with other collegiate team members
  • Assist and help build origination streams
  • Assist in evaluation and execution of new investment opportunities across solar, wind and other renewable technologies - project evaluation, project management, relationship management, internal management, negotiation, due diligence
  • Contribute to and/or own specific investment strategies


Work type

Full time

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