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Skillcapital is an innovative international executive search firm that represents talent and private capital in the pursuit of entrepreneurial opportunities.
FCA regulated, we offer advisory services and executive search for private capital investors.
We connect senior executives with private equity investors to take on roles in their portfolio businesses and to co-invest in deals. We also help our clients appraise potential investment opportunities using our sector knowledge and insight.
Today's Skillcapital team is very well regarded by private capital investors and has delivered consistent double digit growth in recent years. We have 90 people in four international offices in London, Paris, Munich and New York.
We want our clients to see us as Smart, Tenacious, Connected and Trusted and we believe that the way for us to achieve this is through showing certain qualities; being Curious, showing Grit, being Collaborative and having Good Morals.
Given the business we are in, our people are our product, our salesforce and our brand. So we have created a People Deal offering a great role in a meritocracy, top of the market pay for top performers, dedicated training, development and mentorship programme tailored to help you on your journey to success. This is in return for commitment, drive, entrepreneurial spirit, courage, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and role modelling.
We are an international business and encourage international secondments where practical to ensure that individuals have the opportunity to contribute and learn from working in New York, Munich and Paris.
We are looking to hire at Associate Level to expand our Head office in London.
As an Associate at Skillcapital you will play a key role in supporting your sector team on both pre- and post-deal engagements. This will involve helping private equity funds to map and understand the most active sub-sectors, to evaluate target companies and to find suitable leadership teams who can be appointed to grow or turn around a company. There would also be opportunity to support on executive search and transaction support / advisory projects.
On a day-to-day basis the role will involve:
Working on specific assignments for funds – for example, finding advisors to validate an asset pre-acquisition or identifying a new CEO for one of their portfolio companies
Helping to monitor and track your sector team's private equity deals in Europe
Mapping all the active private equity funds in the sector and keeping abreast of their investment priorities
Researching companies in your sector to identify potential acquisition targets and world-class executives with whom Skillcapital can build relationships
Preparing analytical reports to brief clients on progress and attending meetings with senior team members
Assisting senior team members with networking with leading executives and board members in the sector
Contributes to execution of revenue generating projects and winning of business for the practice
The role offers a unique opportunity to become an expert on the dynamics of a specific sector and the private equity industry, with a high level of direct exposure to the leaders of some of the top companies in Europe. We expect our staff to build a thorough understanding of private equity deals and the different structures and strategies that affect both fund and management returns, and we give our people significant independence and responsibility.
The right candidate will have post graduate experience in a professional services environment in blue-chip organisations within management consulting, law, accounting or investment banking. Candidates with excellent research or executive search background would also be considered.
Intellectual curiosity - a drive for personal and professional development
High emotional intelligence – a natural relationship-builder, an excellent judge of character and thoughtful and reflective in approach
Strong cultural fit – highly motivated, enthusiastic, takes the initiative, authentic in style and thrives in an entrepreneurial environment
Reflective – desire to find the space to think and consider ambiguous situations to find clarity
Commercial nous – intuitively understands where the opportunities are and how to convert them
Leads by example - motivated self-starter who acts with integrity and treats others with respect
Collegiate – comfortable working through complex problems with others and motivated by "doing the work", not just managing
High tempo approach – used to multi-tasking and significant workload