21 Jul 2021

We’re hiring! Investment Director role at BGV

By Melanie Hayes

We’re looking for an experienced, diligent and proactive person, aligned with our principles,  to join BGV as a senior member of our investment team as we scale up our investment capacity. 

 

About the role

The Investment Director will work closely with our Investment Managing Partner and Investment Manager sourcing deals, conducting due diligence and executing investments at accelerator, pre-seed, seed and Series-A stages.  We pride ourselves on the quality of portfolio support we provide and this role involves extensive collaboration with our Portfolio Manager and Venture Partners to help founders scale their tech for good ventures.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of Europe’s most successful tech for good ventures. Example companies in our portfolio include Fairphone – the world’s most sustainable smartphone, DrDoctor – a patient platform unlocking effective care, and Organise – the UK’s leading campaigning platform for better conditions at work. 

 

Role requirements

This is an ideal role for somebody with extensive venture investment experience who wants to transition to the impact investment sector. The responsibilities will be varied but will include:

  • Evaluating and executing follow-on investment and exit opportunities, preparing materials for, and participating in Investment Committee meetings.
  • Regularly reviewing and refining BGV’s overall investment strategy to create both positive social impact and top-tier financial returns for our investors.
  • Building great relationships with our portfolio companies; earning their trust and providing meaningful, relevant and practical advice to help them develop and grow their businesses.
  • Maintaining a comprehensive understanding of our portfolio’s financial and impact performance against our investment model and developing strategies to proactively manage it at fund and venture level.
  • Representing BGV externally and acting as an ambassador for BGV.

 

Could that be you or do you know someone who would be a good fit? Then find out more and apply here.

 

We use recruitment platform Applied to ensure equal opportunities for everyone and welcome applications from individuals from all walks of life.

Applications close 9 August 2021.