Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd

Investment Analyst

2 weeks ago
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Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. We provide world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, and manufacturing services to deliver energy efficient performance to the Automotive, Motorsport, Civil Aerospace, Defence, Sports Science and Energy Sectors. We specialise in Advanced Lightweight Materials, Hybrid Power Systems and Electronics, Cutting Edge Aerodynamics, Vehicle Dynamics, and Holistic Integration Capabilities.

We are currently recruiting for an Investment Analyst to join our team on a permanent basis.

Reporting to the Head of Technology Ventures this a superb opportunity to join our exciting Technology Ventures team which focusses on early stage technology investing through the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund. We are now looking to recruit an Investment Analyst to join our growing team.

This role will work on opportunity scouting and deal origination; the assessment and development of investment proposals; and support the structuring and execution of deals. Contact with potential investee companies and portfolio companies is essential. The successful candidate can expect to work on the whole investment process from beginning to end, and then work closely with portfolio companies to help them achieve their strategic objectives including the delivery of added value services from WAE.

Applicants should have prior experience in technology development and commercialisation and/or early stage venture capital. They should be able to demonstrate a passionate interest in technology, innovation and business. They should have a strong academic background, preferably in a scientific or technical discipline, supported by relevant commercial experience and will ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the work place. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial background (especially in technology) and have strong ties with the start-up & Angel/VC investment community.

The Technology Ventures team has a highly entrepreneurial culture which provides an exciting environment in which to develop your career. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious professional who is very keen to make their first move or further develop their career in early-stage technology investing.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a high profile and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering.

Based at our campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, set in spacious grounds with free onsite parking, Williams offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive range of benefits, which include: a free onsite gym and exercise classes, onsite osteopathy, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, a health cash plan, life assurance and long term disability insurance. In addition, employees receive 25 days’ holiday (this is increased at certain service points), benefit from a subsidised canteen and have access to Mercedes and Jaguar Land Rover car schemes along with other fantastic voluntary benefits.

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website www.williamsf1.com/careers.


The closing date for this role is Friday 29th September at noon.


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