Senior Investment Manager, Regional Funds Team

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Location:South Yorkshire
Job Type:Full Time

Location: Sheffield

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Up to £67,500 p/annum depending on experience

Benefits package: 30 days annual leave plus public holidays, pension scheme with 15% employer contribution, life assurance, flexible working, healthcare cash plan, group income protection, cycle to work scheme and performance related bonus.

THE ROLE

As Senior Investment Manager, you will be an integral member of the Regional Funds Team which is responsible for the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, Midlands Engine Investment Fund and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund. The team builds on the success of the funds that have addressed regional disparities in funding and actively supported small businesses during the Covid pandemic. The Team is contributing directly to the UK Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda and also to a number of the Bank’s key objectives including addressing regional disparities in accessing finance.

Reporting to the Director Regional Funding, you will be one of three Senior Managers responsible for a portfolio of debt and equity fund managers. You will manage the Bank’s relationships with Fund Managers, ensuring they deliver against their contractual obligations including performance against the terms of an ERDF Grant Agreement and EIB Finance Contract. You will work with the Regional Advisory Boards and the Strategic Oversight Boards to ensure that financial and non-financial performance is understood and communicated. As Senior Investment Manager you will also participate at the quarterly internal BBB Fund Manager Portfolio Performance reviews. You will collaborate with the wider team at BBB to ensure best practice and it will be important for you to build and maintain good working relationship with the Bank’s Legal, Risk and Finances teams.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate experience of managing delivery partners and providing effective challenge where necessary. You will have some knowledge of the regional finance landscape with a good understanding of debt and equity funds. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and an ability to work flexibly, and creatively, with a wider team. You will be qualified in Accounting or a similarly analytical discipline or hold equivalent experience.

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ABOUT US

The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Our mission is to help drive economic growth by making finance markets work better for businesses - wherever they are in the UK and wherever they are on their business journey - enabling them to grow and prosper.

Established in 2014, we are a 100% government-owned economic development bank organised as an arm’s length body with an independent Board.

To deliver our programmes, the Bank works through more than 180 finance partners such as high street and digital banks, leasing companies, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.

Currently, we employ around 390 people, split between offices in Sheffield and London.

Please note all candidates applying for this role should have the right to work in the U.K.