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  • Associate Vice President, Investment Banking (Debt)
  • Chief People Officer

Associate Vice President, Investment Banking (Debt)

Unitus Capital was launched in 2008 as an impact-focused investment bank specializing in arranging capital (equity and debt) for companies in sectors including financial services, agriculture, education, health care, renewable energy and women’s empowerment. Headquartered in Bangalore and with representation in New York, San Francisco and Sydney, our team of over 30 finance professionals offer a range of investment banking services to facilitate access to venture and growth capital for businesses and to enable investment by investors seeking social, environmental and financial returns.


Some of our key accomplishments include:

  • To date, we have successfully raised around USD 3 billion for over 110+ clients in India, Indonesia, China, Philippines, and Australia.
  • Rated #1 investment bank with respect to deal volume by Venture Intelligence and VCCedge for seven years now.
  • Setup an impact lending non-bank finance company, UC Inclusive Credit (UCIC).
  • We have pioneered many “firsts” transactions for multiple sectors and products. Along with many others, we have helped establish the impact investing sector in India as a global leader.
  • Built a strong culture of trust, fun and fairness among employees which has helped us attract and retain an amazing team.

Position Location:
(Bangalore/Mumbai)

Relationship:
(-)

The Associate Vice President is an integral member of our team working directly with Vice

Presidents and Senior Management in all facets of our business, including origination and execution of transactions, and building relationships with investors and industry experts.

 

The work primarily revolves around Debt deals in impact sectors (Financial Inclusion, Affordable

Education, Affordable Healthcare, Renewable Energy, Women Empowerment, Waste Management).

Strong relationship skills on the Client and Investor sides are key, while being a great team player.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

>>Raising / arranging capital and placement of debt securities to investors

>>Work on a wide range of assignments/transactions, from ideation and initial client pitches through transaction closings, and other strategic advisory services.

>>Independently managing deal execution for debt transactions including investor reach out and pitches, negotiation of terms, working with third-party service providers like lawyers, valuers, due diligence agencies, etc, advise and finalization of definitive documents, closing, etc

>>Communicate regulatory, financial information and complex strategic issues in a clear, concise and relevant manner to assist and guide transaction structure.

>>Ability to market services both to internal partners and external clients, develop and maintain client networks across various sectors, and support client acquisition efforts

>>Develop and maintain relationships with Wholesale lenders – Banks, NBFCs and Foreign lenders

>>Conversant with handling corporate database and adherence to defined timelines for delivery

>>Strong analytical abilities with knowledge of industry and companies

Mentor and develop junior staff


Qualifications

Qualifications:
>>MBA with major in Finance or Economics (or equivalent degree or CFA or CA), desirable
>>Superior financial modeling with solid experience in accounting and business valuation techniques
>>Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
>>Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and specifically Excel and Powerpoint

Experience:
>>6-12 years of experience at an investment bank or boutique M&A or private equity advisory firm with solid experience in business development, deal pitching and deal execution across transaction types
>>Demonstrated experience in managing day-to-day aspects of client relationships and transactions with superior attention to detail and quality deliverables
>>Superior research and business/financial analysis skills
>>Strong understanding of business valuation techniques, including comparable company/transaction analysis and discounted cash flow analysis
>>Experience with or networks with venture capital and private equity ecosystem in India
>>Knowledge of social investment space, desirable
>>Ability to multi-task and a demonstrated ability to work independently coupled with solid team skills
>>Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (up to 50% of the time away from Bangalore)
>>A passion for making a difference


Desired candidates will have the ability to out-perform this job description, thrive in a collegial, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and driven culture, and have a passion for making a difference.

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience align with
UC’s requirements by sending an email to Amit Agarwal at aagarwal@unituscapital.com, Spoorthy Kotla at skotla@unituscapital.com, and Aiman Nawaz at anawaz@unituscapital.com

Please include “Associate Vice President Position” in the subject line. Please ensure your resume contains your updated contact details.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited by UC to participate in the interview and selection process, which will include telephonic interviews, a short technical assignment and an in-person interview at the final
stage.

Chief People Officer

Unitus Capital was launched in 2008 as an impact-focused investment bank specializing in arranging capital (equity and debt) for companies in sectors including financial services, agriculture, education, health care, renewable energy and women’s empowerment. Headquartered in Bangalore and with representation in New York, San Francisco and Sydney, our team of over 30 finance professionals offer a range of investment banking services to facilitate access to venture and growth capital for businesses and to enable investment by investors seeking social, environmental and financial returns.


Some of our key accomplishments include:

  • To date, we have successfully raised around USD 3 billion for over 110+ clients in India, Indonesia, China, Philippines, and Australia.
  • Rated #1 investment bank with respect to deal volume by Venture Intelligence and VCCedge for seven years now.
  • Setup an impact lending non-bank finance company, UC Inclusive Credit (UCIC).
  • We have pioneered many “firsts” transactions for multiple sectors and products. Along with many others, we have helped establish the impact investing sector in India as a global leader.
  • Built a strong culture of trust, fun and fairness among employees which has helped us attract and retain an amazing team.

Position Location:
(Bangalore)

Relationship:
(-)

We are a people driven organization and the Chief People Officer will be a key addition to our organization to help us as we scale up our operations. She/He would get to drive the culture, team building, HR policies and recruitment within the organization and manage some of our external communications as well.


Primary Responsibilities
Recruitment
• Work with the CEO and the team to prepare the head count budget (across Equity, Debt and support staff) and aid in annual budgeting and planning exercises.
• Reach out to various sources to recruit the right candidate (Linkedin, Colleges, Job Portals, Search Firms etc.)
• Lead the recruitment process. Coordinate interviews across the team and be the focal point. This includes initial screening, reference check calls, administering their case study submission, necessary background checks etc.
• Manage post recruitment work like familiarization of employee with the office manual, code of conduct, access to various common databases and websites, setting up her/his payroll, relocation activities etc.

HR Processes
• Prepare and update the HR manual
• Help in rolling out the technology platform for all firm and specifically HR activities
• Prepare and manage the new joinee’s orientation program
• Formulate, update, roll out and manage the policies for UC keeping the culture in mind
• Manage leave records of employees

Team Building
• Be the focal point for all the team building activities. Coordinate team outings / field visits
• Ensure the effectiveness of the mentor-mentee program
• Identify training needs and work with the team to ensure that the required training is conducted (this includes debrief on deal closures)
• Conduct an annual employee survey and disseminate results and action points as necessary

Performance Appraisal Processes
• Manage and be the focal point for the employee performance appraisals (annual and mid-year)
• Summarize employee reviews and present each case to senior management
• Ensure that the feedback is delivered in a timely manner and the process is seamless

Communications role
• Manage and update UC’s website
• Manage and update the social media handles (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)
• Coordinate and organize webinars and events along with the team
• Manage master client and investor trackers


Qualifications

Qualifications:
• 10 – 15 years of relevant experience in managing the People function of an organization in a service industry which is people dependent. Experience in financial services is preferable.
• Self-starter, with solid team skills
• Excellent skills with MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
• Strong fundamental understanding of people management, culture building, people evaluation and recruitment processes
• Ability to multi-task
• Strong attention to detail and dedication to quality
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Desired candidates will have the ability to out-perform this job description, thrive in a collegial, dynamic, entrepreneurial and driven culture, and have a passion for making a difference.

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience align with
UC’s requirements by sending an email to Vikas Sarda (vsarda@unituscapital.com) and Amit Agarwal at aagarwal@unituscapital.com

Please include “HR Position” in the subject line. Please ensure your resume contains your updated contact details.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited by UC to participate in the interview and selection process, which will include telephonic interviews and an in-person interview at the final stage.

These positions are open until filled. UC is an equal-opportunity employer

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