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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $200K - $300K

At Apollo, we’re a global team of alternative investment managers passionate about delivering uncommon value to our investors and shareholders. With over 30 years of proven expertise across Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate, regions and industries, we’re known for our integrated businesses, our strong investment performance, our value-oriented philosophy – and our people.

Position Overview

Apollo is a high-growth, global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients excess return at every point along the risk-reward spectrum from investment grade to private equity with a focus on three investing strategies: yield, hybrid, and equity. For more than three decades, our investing expertise across our fully integrated platform has served the financial return needs of our clients and provided businesses with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by providing a suite of retirement savings products and acting as a solutions provider to institutions. Our patient, creative, and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, businesses we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact, to expand opportunity and achieve positive outcomes.

 

Come to Apollo and join a community of extraordinary people who are committed to a culture of excellence and collaboration in everything that we do. We invest in our people for the long term and are committed to supporting their development at every stage of their career.

 

The Role

Apollo is seeking a Principal, COO for Apollo’s Opportunistic Credit business to play a pivotal role in driving the ongoing success of its $25bn+ platform. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical understanding of the credit markets and strategies Apollo offers, as well as exhibit excellent communication skills and a hands-on approach to ensure the successful execution of projects. The COO will work closely with Apollo’s opportunistic credit investment team, working to scale the platform, streamline process and ensure best-in-class processes, technology and operations are being executed upon.

 

Primary Responsibilities

Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of credit markets, strategies and asset classes.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and market developments related to strategies under purview to ensure continued adaptation and awareness for the opportunistic credit business.
  • Provide insights on diverse areas for revenue generation and risk management.

Operational Leadership:

  • Provide hands-on leadership to ensure efficient day-to-day operations in partnership with the investment professionals.
  • Oversee and optimize operational processes to enhance overall efficiency including but not limited to trading, investment, risk, technology, finance and operations-related requirements to help the opportunistic credit platform scale.
  • Work with deal professionals on a daily basis to help enhance processes and increase our commercial approach to information sharing both internally and externally.
  • Work with various stakeholders in the firm to ensure our investment-level data and information allows us to scale from a capital formation perspective.

Market Insight:

  • Monitor market conditions and identify opportunities for growth and diversification.
  • Work with CPS teams to think through product development and new initiatives.
  • Analyze industry trends to inform strategic decision-making.

Communication:

  • Act as a strong communicator, bridging the technical and non-technical aspects of the business.
  • Foster effective communication across departments and teams.
  • Take a proactive and hands-on role in addressing operational challenges and opportunities.

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Please note: this is a Principal-level opportunity; Managing Director-level candidates and above will not be considered at this time.
  • 10-15 years’ experience in finance industry, preferably asset management.
  • Proven experience in a senior leadership role within a credit business.
  • Technical expertise in the credit markets and credit asset classes.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated success in project management and delivering timely results.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to contribute to the long-term growth and success of the company.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Hands-on approach to leadership and problem-solving.

 

 

About Apollo

Apollo is a high-growth, global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients excess return at every point along the risk-reward spectrum from investment grade to private equity with a focus on three investing strategies: yield, hybrid, and equity. For more than three decades, our investing expertise across our fully integrated platform has served the financial return needs of our clients and provided businesses with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by providing a suite of retirement savings products and acting as a solutions provider to institutions. Our patient, creative, and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, businesses we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact, to expand opportunity and achieve positive outcomes.

 

Our Purpose & Core Values

Our clients rely on our investment acumen to help secure their future. We must never lose our focus and determination to be the best investors and most trusted partners on their behalf. We strive to be:

 

The leading provider of retirement income solutions to institutions, companies, and individuals.

 

The leading provider of capital solutions to companies. Our breadth and scale enable us to deliver capital for even the largest projects – and our small firm mindset ensures we will be a thoughtful and dedicated partner to these organizations. We are committed to helping them build stronger businesses.

 

A leading contributor to addressing some of the biggest issues facing the world today – such as energy transition, accelerating the adoption of new technologies, and social impact – where innovative approaches to investing can make a positive difference.

 

We are building a unique firm of extraordinary colleagues who:

  • Outperform expectations
  • Challenge Convention
  • Champion Opportunity
  • Lead responsibly
  • Drive collaboration

 

As One Apollo team, we believe that doing great work and having fun go hand in hand, and we are proud of what we can achieve together.

 

Our Benefits

Apollo relies on its people to keep it a leader in alternative investment management, and the firm’s benefit programs are crafted to offer meaningful coverage for both you and your family. Please reach out to your Human Capital Business Partner for more detailed information on specific benefits.

 

 

Apollo Global Management, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other criteria prohibited under controlling federal, state or local law.

 

 

 

Pay Range

200,000-300,000

The base salary range for this position is listed above. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on personal, team, and Firm performance. Compensation ranges are based on several factors including job function, level, and geographic location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed here.