Job ref no.: CT3126656-01#6979

Senior Principal, High Conviction Equities

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan


What you'll do

  • Supervise the preparation of investment recommendations
  • Present investment recommendations to the relevant internal committees, as required
  • Remain involved in the business and work with management teams, partners and others, as relevant to deliver on the investment thesis once a transaction has been completed and otherwise drive value creation.
  • Lead or support in all aspects of a deal from origination, screening, due diligence, structuring, negotiation, to portfolio management and exit
  • Support deal negotiations and execution of agreements and other legal documents with relevant counterparties
  • Deliver on internal requirements required to support the portfolio, for example, semi-annual valuations, portfolio reports
  • Support talent recruitment, retention and development. Talent development activities include ensuring team members develop core technical skills and gain exposure to all facets of a transaction
  • Build effective partnerships with key partners globally including like-minded investors, entrepreneurs, equity-focused banks and service providers
  • Handle critical diligence and research streams
  • Provide well-adapted thinking, good judgment and courage of conviction, with a willingness to take a balanced risk. This will also entail stepping in and intervening directly and efficient when required.
  • Develop knowledge of the economic/characteristics, conditions and trends of a range of industries and of their investment characteristics.
  • Partnering and communicating with the broader team in Toronto and the investment team in London ensuring parties are kept advised and engaged on transactions or initiatives

What you'll need

  • You will to be outstandingly curious and driven and can thrive in a results-oriented environment. You will be flexible, unfazed by setbacks and able to pivot quickly to move forward.
  • You are an innovative person and comfortable with ambiguity but able to balance increased risk taking with strategic and operational judgement.
  • Validated work experience in bespoke negotiations involving sophisticated transactions in markets across sectors
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills and ability to perform in-depth analysis
  • Be a strong teammate and willing to develop other team members
  • Results-oriented, proactive, results and growth oriented
  • Possess a global mentality approach to working on opportunities
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant business experience in a similar industry
  • Strong educational background, bachelor’s degree or other relevant academic background
  • Proficiency in English is required and Japanese or Korean is highly preferred. Has good global perspectives and multi-cultural sensitivity.
  • Have relevant investment experience in Japan, Korea and/or China
  • Ability to travel frequently as required
  • An ability to balance opposing priorities, work independently with minimal direction, lead projects and thrive in a high-performance team environment
  • Collaborate with a few professionals including other members of Ontario Teachers' globally and external professionals such as management teams of our assets, investment bankers, board directors and lawyers. Therefore, it is important that the candidate be able to articulate sophisticated ideas, issues and recommendations.

What we're offering

  • Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives
  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Exposure to diverse and intellectually sophisticated investment situations across a number of geographies, asset classes and sectors
  • Comprehensive benefits coverage
  • Competitive time off
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More job information
Job ref no. CT3126656-01#6979
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 8 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • N/A
Require to Travel
  • Travel frequently