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Associate, Investment Team

• Assist the analysis and execution of an excitingly broad investment & financing mandate
• Unique opportunity to drive economic prosperity & broader public benefit
• Active pipeline of investment & lending opportunities

NAIF is a development financier that was established by the Federal Government in 2016 in order to provide senior debt to support the development of infrastructure projects in northern Australia. NAIF provides loans to encourage and complement private and public sector investment, financing developments across diversified infrastructure, renewable/clean energy, real estate & property, agribusiness, natural resources and tourism sectors. NAIF has now made commitments (in the form of investment decisions and conditional commitments) across 24 investments in North Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia valued at $2.4 Billion.

As an Associate, Investment Team you will play an important role in the on-going origination, evaluation, negotiation and execution of mandates with support from the leadership team at NAIF. Key responsibilities will include undertaking company & industry analysis; the initial screening of opportunities including preparation of investment papers & transaction documentation; undertaking financial modelling, analysis and due diligence and liaising with proponents and other stakeholders as needed.

You will bring 4-6 years’ relevant experience in a financial institution or similar, with a background in credit analysis, deal structuring, project finance or corporate finance. Through this experience, you will be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of financing concepts and the requisite financial modelling and analysis skills needed for this style of role.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

Confidential enquiries to Rob Hockedy below.

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Rob Hockedy

02 9235 9470

Associate, Investment Team
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Financial Analyst

ATCO Australia was established in 2011 in response to opportunities in the Australian market and the strength of the local economy. Headquartered in Perth, ATCO Australia represents a full range of energy infrastructure services. In Australia ATCO is focused on developing, building, owning and operating energy and infrastructure assets, drawing upon our existing expertise in power generation, the transmission and distribution of electricity and natural gas, and natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction. ATCO are now looking to expand on current investments in the east coast market.

Position Summary
The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the ATCO East Coast business and project development team, providing analysis focused on project and growth strategies.
Initially a 6-month contract, this position supports both project activities as well as assessing and researching new business opportunities. The role will require developing new financial models, managing and updating existing project models, developing and maintaining project reporting and controls and building new financial models, analyses and databases as required.
In addition, the role will contribute to the development and preparation of strategy and board papers to screen and assess opportunities for investment by ATCO in the National Electricity Market in Australia.
This job entails working closely with the East Coast development team to develop qualitative and quantitative assessments of proposed projects and developing supporting materials for investment committee decisions.

Education, Skills & Experience
• Degree in engineering or commerce/finance.
• Advanced Microsoft Excel modelling skills
• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the National Electricity Market
• Experience working in any of the following: a big 4 accounting firm; a consulting firm with a recognised energy market practice; a corporate which is a NEM market participant
• A strong team player with the ability to motivate and engage other members of the Business Development team and other ATCO employees
• Ability to develop long term, trusting relationships with potential business partners and stakeholders
• Self-sufficient, self-starter experienced in operating in a satellite office or in an environment with little day to day head office contact
• High ability to filter, balance and deliver upon competing demands
• Ability to work remotely without significant oversight
• Deep knowledge of the East Coast energy market, including working knowledge of the NEM market rules and regulation or energy market trading operations
• Strong financial modelling and presentation skills
• Advanced communication abilities
• Experience tracking cost and activity progress against plan in a project-based work environment is highly desirable

Key Duties & Responsibilities
• Identify, assess, screen and prioritise potential opportunities
• Research and analyse target markets and market segments
• Maintaining an understanding of market trends, developments and opportunities
• Analyse market needs and develop solutions which leverage off ATCO’s core capabilities and competitive advantages
• Assess specific project risk versus return profile and prepare Management recommendations for screening and preliminary assessment stage gate approval
• Provide support to the ATCO team to reach project financial close
• Support other ATCO Australia business development or acquisition activities as assigned

This is a contract role, with the strong possibility of becoming permanent. Whilst ideally the role will be based in Sydney, we are open to candidates based out of Brisbane and Melbourne that are happy to work remotely.
You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

Confidential enquiries to Lewis Heeks below.

Contact

Lewis Heeks

02 9235 9420

Financial Analyst
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Director, Equity Investments

  • Exciting new funding initiative
  • Help drive transformational growth in northern Australia
  • Cairns, Darwin or Perth based (consideration may be given to a Sydney/Brisbane appointment)

NAIF was established by the Federal Government in 2016 with a goal to drive public benefit, economic and population growth and indigenous involvement in northern Australia.
In addition to its existing mandate – a $5billion lending facility, which has already successfully made 23 investments – it is about to receive its first equity commitment of $500 million.
The goal is to initially target equity investments of up to $50million, taking positions of between 10 – 25 % across a broad range of sectors. Strategies could encompass direct project equity, listed equities, preference shares, mezzanine debt as well as equity funds.

As a result, a new and exciting opportunity exists for an Investment Director to lead and champion NAIF’s new equity investment offering.
Working in partnership with the sector leads across Resources, Transport, Energy(renewables/clean), Social Infrastructure, Tourism & Leisure, Agriculture/Water as well as emerging sectors such as Manufacturing and Telecommunications you will be front and centre in driving the development of the groups’ equity investment pipeline and equity capability across the whole Investment platform.
Candidates will have 10 years plus experience in originating, structuring and executing equity and potentially structured debt investments.

A broad network and varied deal list both by sector and state would be welcome and a collaborative, positive “can do” mindset is seen as a must. This is viewed as a high profile and key appointment and as such you must be able to display superior stakeholder management skills as well ab be able to deal effectively with clients , investors as well as key government contacts .
For further details on developments at NAIF and their plans for the future see www.naif.gov.au

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

For a confidential discussion please contact Jon Michel and Patrick Everest on jmichel@jmichel.com.au and peverest@jmichel.com.au

Director, Equity Investments
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Director, Transport

  • Transport Sector Lead
  • Active pipeline of investment & lending opportunities
  • Cairns, Darwin or Perth based

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is a development financier that was established by the Federal Government in 2016 in order to provide senior debt to support the development of infrastructure projects in northern Australia. NAIF provides loans to encourage and complement private and public sector investment in economic infrastructure. NAIF has now made commitments (in the form of investment decisions and conditional commitments) across 24 investments in North Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia valued at $2.8 Billion.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Transport Director to join NAIF, who have built an enviable track record in recent years and has now loaned over $2 billion towards financing developments across diversified infrastructure, renewable/clean energy, real estate & property, agribusiness, natural resources and tourism sectors.

The Director will play an important role in the origination, evaluation, negotiation and execution of transactions as the key Transport sector lead. You will identify and actively seek new financing and investment opportunities, undertaking analysis and preparation of investment papers & transaction documentation; and presenting opportunities to the Board. This is a senior role within the NAIF Investment team that has management responsibilities and is a senior contact for NAIF across Australia.

You will bring 10+ years’ relevant experience in a financial institution or similar, with a proven track record in originating and executing Project Finance transactions. Through this experience, you will be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of financing concepts, a strong relationship and networking capability and the requisite analytical skills. It is expected that you will have excellent communication skills and ability to build long lasting relationships.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

Confidential enquiries to Rob Hockedy below.

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Rob Hockedy

02 9235 9470

Director, Transport
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Corporate Development Analyst

  • Principal Investment
  • Corporate Development
  • Exciting transactions
  • Growing focus

Magellan Financial Group Limited (Magellan), an ASX top 50 company, is a leading funds management business currently managing approximately A$101.4 billion (as at 31 December 2020) on behalf of retail investors in Australia and New Zealand and institutional investors globally. Magellan was founded in 2006 by Mr Chris Mackay and Mr Hamish Douglass, both of whom remain significant shareholders in Magellan.
Magellan currently has 132 employees with its head office located in Sydney with satellite offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland, Adelaide, Perth and Chicago in the United States.
Magellan’s success has been centred around its relentless focus on delivering outstanding outcomes for its clients over the long term. Part of this success is a result of innovations that aim to provide clients with better investment solutions and greater ease of access to Magellan’s investment strategies. Magellan has been a global leader in many of these innovations.

The team has been instrumental in driving and completing a range of investments & transactions – recent examples include the acquisitions of Airlie Funds Management and Frontier Partners; the execution of a $275 million institutional equity placement; the negotiation of a $210 million corporate debt facility and the investments in Barrenjoey Capital Partners, FinClear Holdings and Guzman y Gomez.
The role will focus on the development and execution of both corporate and new product initiatives across the group and supporting the execution of the group’s M&A and Principal Investments.

A core component of the role will involve financial modelling, reviewing and negotiating transaction documentation, preparing presentations for senior management and the Board and project managing work streams across all business units.

The successful candidate must have 1-3yrs of experience in corporate finance, M&A or corporate strategy and will be proficient in the following areas:
• Financial modelling & valuation
• Analysis of financial data
• Project and transaction management with a sound understanding of corporate finance transactions and what drives them
• Drafting presentations, board papers and transaction documentation

You will be an integral member of a small and busy team working directly with the Head of Corporate Development and the CEO. You must be flexible, enthusiastic, display good judgement and have strong communication and time management skills.
This role will suit someone who thrives in a team environment and possesses critical thinking skills.

Candidates must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Adam Taylor-Campbell below.

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Adam Taylor-Campbell

02 9235 9404

Corporate Development Analyst
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Senior Associate / Manager – Environmental Infrastructure, Financial Advisory (Sydney & Melbourne)

A market leading, pioneering financial advisory team active across the breadth of Environmental Infrastructure, is looking for a junior resource to join its growing team across Sydney and Melbourne. You will have the opportunity to provide innovative commercial and financial advisory solutions to clients in the Energy and Environmental Infrastructure (Waste & Water) sectors.

The Client
My client is a big 4 global advisory firm with a large expanding Infrastructure Advisory practice. They provide financial advisory services in the environmental infrastructure field to corporate, private and government clients across a range of industry sectors and delivery models.

Reporting through to Directors & Partners your role will include: Providing commercial and financial advice to utilities, the private sector and Governments on energy projects, Public Private Partnerships (“PPPs”) and major infrastructure projects; Providing advice across the entire project cycle including feasibility assessment, business case development, project implementation, commercial structuring and negotiation, bid development, financial analysis and tender evaluation; Participating in and driving deals/commercial transactions and assessing emerging technologies, new entrants and industry trends.
This team has a broad mandate, from delivering greenfield infrastructure for the renewables industry to creating smarter circular economy and education precinct solutions.

Requirements:
• 2-4 years’ experience in M&A, debt advisory or project finance, investment banking or principal investment involving Energy or Infrastructure, capital-intensive businesses and/or the Power sector
• Experience working in a renewables developer within the transactions team.
• Experience and interest in the Renewables sector are a big advantage
• Qualifications and a background in Applied Finance, Commerce, Law or Engineering
• A strategic mindset and an understanding of key environmental infrastructure concepts that impact on the delivery of essential services
• Collaborative, enjoy working in an innovative environment and willing to deliver tasks above and below the designated role responsibilities
• Ability to demonstrate strong financial modelling, analysis and valuation skills
• Proficiency in creating compelling presentations
• Ability to present confidently and articulately to senior team members

All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for these roles.

Contact

Rory Callow

02 9235 9430

Senior Associate / Manager – Environmental Infrastructure, Financial Advisory (Sydney & Melbourne)
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Director – Project Finance & Development, Real Estate (Infrastructure)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director to be a part of an active Corporate and Project Finance Unit for a leading Transport Infrastructure program. This position reports to the Executive Director of Corporate and Project Finance and will play a key role in structuring and delivering commercial outcomes for investment, with the sole focus of delivering on key transport, infrastructure and real estate projects. This infrastructure will aim to make New South Wales a better place by shaping and managing a connected transport system.

• Large Infrastructure program, delivering over $60Bn of investment across the broader NSW infrastructure sector.
• Join a team a world class leadership team built up of Infrastructure/Real Estate Investors & Financial Advisers
• Be at the forefront of all major large scale Infrastructure & Real Estate projects happening across NSW and help lead all new development opportunities
• Real Estate and Infrastructure focus – opportunity to participate in a once in a lifetime infrastructure program, with a competitive remuneration structure
• Opportunity to lead high performance teams to provide expert advice and support the implementation of financial structuring and negotiation for large and complex real estate & infrastructure projects and other commercial initiatives.

The Client
Our client is the leading investment platform of the NSW transport cluster and is responsible for planning and procuring transport infrastructure, real estate and services, improving customer experience, program administration, policy, regulation, and freight. The Infrastructure & Real Estate delivery program includes an unparalleled number of major projects, including Sydney Metro Northwest; Sydney Metro City and Southwest; Sydney Light Rail; NorthConnex; WestConnex; North Sydney Freight Corridor; Newcastle Integrated Service (including Newcastle Light Rail); Parramatta Light Rail and Northern Beaches Bus Rapid Transit.

Responsibilities
• Lead high performance teams to provide expert advice and support the implementation of financial structuring and negotiation for large and complex infrastructure & real estate projects and other commercial initiatives. Collaborating with the Corporate & Project Finance Leadership Group
• Identifying and developing opportunities for private sector involvement in project development, delivery and operations, including funding and financing strategies
• Ensure that a consistent approach, rigour, due diligence and financial and commercial analysis is applied across all projects. This includes developing commercial arrangements, negotiating major deals with private partners/service providers and working with project teams in development and delivery of major programs
• Leading the setting of standards, frameworks, guidelines and tools and financial model development to enable effective and accurate commercial structuring within the Program.
• Develop and mentor junior team members, in both a professional and personal capacity
Requirements
• 12+ years’ experience in leading Real Estate or Infrastructure focussed team in Project Finance advisory or lending, Corporate Finance, Equity Sponsor/Development, Investment Management or Corporate Development
• Deep understanding of the Australian Real Estate sector, ideally those with a large complex infrastructure component
• Knowledge of market developments in PPP and other contract forms appropriate for complex programs
• Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team of multi-disciplinary specialists, facilitate their ongoing professional development, maximise on their performance to deliver diverse and complex operational services
• Proven track record in implementing cost control systems and procedures on large infrastructure projects
• Experience working within a matrix management structure
• Strong undergraduate academic performance in a relevant field. MBA or similar postgraduate qualification will be highly regarded
• Ability to demonstrate strong financial modelling, analysis and valuation skills
• Proficiency in creating compelling presentations
• Ability to present confidently and articulately
• Must be a team player and willing to deliver tasks above and below the designated role responsibilities.

All applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.
Contact Rory Callow below.

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Rory Callow


02 9235 9430

Director - Project Finance & Development, Real Estate (Infrastructure)
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Director, Origination – Resources

  • Resources Sector Lead – Perth based
  • Active pipeline of investment & lending opportunities

NAIF is a development financier established by the Federal
Government in 2016 to support the development of
infrastructure projects in northern Australia. www.naif.gov.au.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Resources Director
to join NAIF, who have built an enviable track record in recent
years and has now loaned over $2 billion towards financing
developments across diversified infrastructure, renewable/clean
energy, real estate & property, agribusiness, natural resources
and tourism sectors.

The Director will play an important role in the origination,
evaluation, negotiation and execution of transactions as the key
Resources sector lead. You will identify and actively seek new
financing and investment opportunities, undertaking analysis
and preparation of investment papers & transaction
documentation; and presenting opportunities to the Board. This
is a senior role within the NAIF Investment team that has
management responsibilities and is a senior contact for NAIF in
the WA market.

You will bring 10+ years’ relevant experience in a financial
institution or similar, with a proven track record in originating
and executing Resources transactions. Through this
experience, you will be able to demonstrate a strong working
knowledge of financing concepts, a strong relationship and
networking capability and the requisite analytical skills. It is
expected that you will have excellent communication skills and
ability to build long lasting relationships.

You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

Confidential enquiries to Rob Hockedy below.

Contact

Rob Hockedy

02 9235 9470

Director, Origination – Resources
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Exciting & Rare Opportunity. Senior Corporate Development Role, leading ASX listed entity

  • Active Growth and Transformational Mandate
  • Blue Chip Diversified platform
  • Outstanding career progression across the group

Our client is a highly diversified entity and an undisputed major player in the Australian Corporate landscape. With a varied portfolio of businesses, it has a track record of active asset management. This company is not one inclined to sit on its laurels as it ensures its position at the cutting edge of corporate best practice.

Reporting to senior management and the board, your primary purpose will be to oversee the evaluation and execution of structural transformation and investments. You will be the point person for all responses to inbound acquisition and investment proposals as well as proactively monitoring market developments that might translate into potential growth opportunities.

Candidates will have in depth experience (GM/ED/MD level) working on M&A transactions and strategic growth initiatives gained from within a corporate, investment bank or private equity fund. General industrials experience would be well regarded, though we will consider other sector experience. You will have bags of energy, a positive ‘can-do’ approach, and the confidence to deal at board level combined with a healthy dose of modesty. Armed with these attributes and supporting skill base you will be earmarked for future senior management opportunities.
Mobility and flexibility regarding location within Australia is desirable for this role.

This represents an exciting and all too rare corporate opportunity.
You must have full working rights for Australia to be considered for this role.

For a confidential discussion please contact Jon Michel below.

Contact

Jon Michel

02 9235 9410

Exciting & Rare Opportunity, Corporate Development Role with Australian Diversified Corporate
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Manager/Principal – Business Development

  • Multifaceted role covering M&A, strategy, business transformation and special projects
  • High profile, entrusted team operating at the group and divisional level
  • Arguably one of the best career moves to make if a future aspiring C suite candidate

Excellent opportunity for an experienced executive with 5 – 7 years’ work experience to join the dynamic corporate development team of a major diversified ASX listed business. This is an exciting and varied role that will have you involved in the facilitation of transformational M&A activity as well as direct involvement in a range of complex operating businesses through strategy & planning, business transformations and special projects for the company’s various growth areas. Working as a part of a small but highly effective team, it is expected that you will be comfortable working across all aspects of a project as well as being able to work with and influence senior stakeholders through periods of transition and growth.

The ideal candidate will have 5 – 7 years’ experience from corporate development, investment banking , strategic consulting or Private Equity and will bring excellent technical skills, a genuine commercial understanding about what drives value in a business and a pragmatic approach to problem solving. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing and dynamic industry leader in a role that offers unrivalled career opportunity and mobility internally and a brand that resonates strongly with the rest of the market.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

To apply for this role or for a confidential discussion please contact Lewis Heeks below:

Contact

Lewis Heeks

02 9235 9420

Manager/Principal – Business Development
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