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Energy Transition Investment Expert

Fecha: 09-ene-2023

Ubicación: AR- Buenos Aires, AR

Portal: Grupo Techint

The Corporate Venture Capital of Tecpetrol seeks an Investment professional for its energy and climate tech strategic corporate venture capital. Tecpetrol CVC was created by Tecpetrol Energy Transition division, with the objective of investing in energy transition technology startups that have the potential of playing a critical role in the decarbonization of the energy and industrial sectors.

Reporting to the CIO, the Investment Professional will be a crucial member of a small team which sources high-impact investment opportunities, builds relationships with start-up founders and the VC ecosystem, funds breakthrough technology companies, and works with the portfolio companies through the investment cycle; maximizing the value of the startup and the strategic impact of the investment in Grupo Techint.

Responsibilities:

  • Form well-articulated theses about key technology categories based on your own research, analysis, and point of view that can lead to effective origination. Advocate passionately for these points of view and find breakthrough entrepreneurs who are aligned with them.
  • Meet with entrepreneurs, evaluate their business plan and core technology, evaluate fit and potential, and build valuable relationships with the founding teams of startups with strong potential and strategic fit
  • Develop Techno-economic analysis in collaboration with our Technical team, that allows for a robust evaluation of the technology and an assessment of their sustainable differentiated advantages, including a comprehensive benchmark vs. state of the art and other startups
  • Work with the CVC team, and strategic partners, to source, evaluate, structure investments in, and monitor transformational start-up companies that could have a big impact on climate change.
  • Manage DD process of selected opportunities, throughout the funnel stages and through closing of the investment, including (i) Initial high level DD, (ii) Detailed DD including the technical perspective of third party advisors and other members of the Techint Organization
  • Assist in the preparation of Investment Memorandums and other formal documents utilized throughout the investing process.
  • Assist the Portfolio companies in maximizing the value of their partnership with Techint Organization that will lead to a win-win
  • Respond to inbound inquiries from entrepreneurs, co-investors, and ecosystem partners in a manner that engenders respect, trust, and goodwill for Tecpetrol and for you.
  • Develop and maintain a network of trusted relationships among entrepreneurs, co-investors, university faculty and grad students, incubators, and technology hubs.
  • Contribute to thought leadership efforts through conference presentations, white papers, articles, and social media.
  • Be able to rapidly take on new responsibilities in a fast-paced growth environment.

 

Skills:

  • Critical thinking, including superior research and analytical ability, high degree of organization and attention to detail; ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Intellectually curious with proven ability to self-motivate and direct your own work, the candidate should be highly motivated and interested in learning about new technologies and their potential to disrupt climate change segments
  • Self-starting, can-do attitude: The candidate should be a person who says “yes, if,” not “no, because.” Uncharted territory should excite you, not intimidate you.
  • Kind, empathetic, and team-oriented collaborative approach; no ego
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that allow you to work with founders, co-investors, investment strategic partners within the Group, and partners of diverse backgrounds.
  • Broad and deep understanding of energy and environmental technologies. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to): Industrial, mechanical, electrical, among others.
  • Demonstrated passion for climate change technology within the energy sector
  • Enthusiasm for venture capital, start-ups and entrepreneurship