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Executive/Managing Director - Renewables & Infrastructure

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Our client, a leading bank in financing renewable energy and infrastructure projects in Asia, is actively setting up a sector coverage M&A advisory team and are in the search of a Team Lead to head up the newly established desk.


The ideal candidate is expected to be a self-starter with excellent organisational and communication skills whose primary responsibility would be to originate investment banking advisory transactions in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on M&A, in the renewable energy and infrastructure sector. For each transaction, the Team Lead would lead cross-functional transaction teams comprising global industry coverage bankers, Strategic Advisory product partners with candidate being directly responsible for fee-based income from such advisory mandates. Detailed responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop strategy for rapid capture of M&A advisory opportunities in the renewable energy and infrastructure sector especially in the energy transition/renewables/decarbonization space
  • Initiate and lead regular engagement calls with the bank's geographies, industry bankers and product partners to raise awareness of above strategy, industry/M&A developments, thematic opportunities with the aim of leveraging the entire bank's network to develop a pipeline of advisory opportunities
  • Participate actively in the account planning process for strategic clients led by coverage bankers, identifying and developing a plan to capture investment banking opportunities
  • Lead the origination of advisory pitches, from identification, ideation to pitch preparation to actual client presentation, effectively utilising the resources of a cross-functional transaction team comprising industry bankers and product partners to produce high quality and effective pitches
  • Oversee the day-to-day execution of a deal, including quality development of financial and valuation models, M&A structuring, deal tactics, due diligence, negotiation with counterparties and advisors and presentations to investment committees and Boards.
  • Ensure strategic & regular client engagement with decision-makers and C-suite of clients involving also the bank's senior management. These should be supported by timely pre-meeting briefing notes with relevant talking points and actionable call reports.
  • As a senior banker, adopt a "one-bank" approach by cross-selling Cash, Trade, Treasury & Markets and Investment Banking products and solutions in each pitch with a special focus on
  • The Digital agenda: Referring prospects for cash management mandates & supply chain mandates to Global Transaction Services product partners to ensure proper execution of such mandates;
  • The Sustainability agenda: To capture sustainability advisory, loans and capital markets opportunities working closely with Sustainability Team.
  • Lead the preparation of regular reviews to Senior Management detailing pipeline and P&L;
  • Cultivate a strong people culture, with the bank's values and building highly-motivated teams.
  • Drive talent development and internal mobility including overseas assignment.
  • Craft action plan to address areas revealed by the bank's employee engagement scores and ensure timely follow-up of such actions


  • Minimum 10-15 years relevant experience of investment banking experience in the renewable energy/cleantech and infrastructure space
  • Highly numerate with excellent financial modelling and valuation modelling skills
  • Experience in structured and project finance preferred
  • Results-oriented, resourceful and good business connections in identifying and developing business opportunities.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluent spoken and written English; proficiency in another language is a bonus.
  • Strong team player with ability to foster trust and rapport with team members.

Axel Robinson

Reg No: R2199662

Xcede Group Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 16S8096