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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Managing Director/CIO

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Salary: $200K - $275K

Cambridge Associates has $389 billion in assets under advisement, of which roughly $30 billion is managed for client on a discretionary basis. Cambridge Associates is a privately held investment firm based in the United States. It provides investment portfolio management and advisory services to institutional investors, including foundations and endowments, pensions, private clients, and corporate and government entities.

OUR PEOPLE

Cambridge Associates believes we do our best when you do your best.

At CA, we are only as successful as you are. We actively recruit and invest in the most dynamic and diverse talent and then empower you to succeed. By leveraging your unique skills, developing your individual career goals, and building a collaborative global community of connected, diverse individuals, we build a community that is stronger together.

But enough about us. Tell us about YOU

o   Are you a bold individual seeking an opportunity to contribute to a value-based, collaborative environment in some of the most exciting cities around the globe?

o   Are you eager to work for an organization committed to diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility?

o   Do you strive to work in an environment that encourages innovation and teamwork?

o   Are you a thought leader who cares about making a difference in the world while contributing to an amazing culture?

o   Do you value a challenging professional opportunity where you can leverage your skills, gain a valuable foundational in finance and investment, and build a long-term career development plan?

o   Are you seeking a competitive salary a robust and comprehensive benefits program, and a variety of attractive benefits and perks?

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

As part of a highly collaborative global Private Investments team, the Sr. Investment Director’s primary responsibility will be to identify, evaluate and monitor high-quality private investment managers, particularly in the venture capital and growth equity strategies.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a key resource on VC and GE managers and funds in North America.
  • Lead meetings with general partners, management teams, and other relevant professionals to assess and evaluate investment managers and their funds.
  • Lead reference calls regarding investment opportunities and market views with industry participants.
  • Complete written assessments and recommendations utilized by our clients and colleagues to support investment decisions. For funds, this includes detailed diligence reports backed by meetings, factual analyses and references; and for the market, this entails periodic research reports on current topics of interest.
  • Monitor market trends and contribute to C|A’s thought leadership in this area.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA or CFA strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and familiarity with private investing
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and strong written and oral communication skills
  • Significant experience performing complex financial analysis and  modeling and ideally some experience with partnership agreements and understanding what is standard and what is not
  • Ability to assign priorities to multiple requests for information, while ensuring integrity, accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of data
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills and ideally a strong list of contacts in the PE/VC industry to help with relationship building as well as referencing
  • Ability to work independently and under time constraints