Job Vacancy

Investment Manager

Job Description:

Position: Investment Manager
Based: Buckinghamshire/Northamptonshire 
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Generous benefits package including employer pension contribution and private healthcare cover

The purpose of the role is to originate, complete and monitor loan transactions, based in the East and South East Midlands. The team is responsible for the successful delivery of an SME debt fund, which was created to support the growth of regional SMEs.


This is a hybrid, full-time role of 34.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with the option to work from home or our Nottingham office once per week.


Maven Capital Partners (a subsidiary of Mattioli Woods plc) is a leading Venture Capital Trust (VCT), Private Equity and Loan Fund Manager. We work with growing businesses of all sizes across a range of sectors, providing the essential capital and expertise to unlock potential and help accelerate growth.

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Lorna Kelly, Strategic Development Director at Maven

What you need to succeed

  • Experience of lending to or investing in UK SMEs would be beneficial.
  • Proven track record in originating and executing transactions from initial contact through to completion, including an in depth understanding of typical loan and security structures and documents.
  • Relevant backgrounds include business, commercial and corporate banking (eg relationship management, credit), corporate finance and accountancy. 
  • Excellent numeracy skills including assessment of debt transactions and financial analysis.
  • Adept relationship management skills and experience of working with businesses and other stakeholders. 
  • Track record of successful networking and business development.
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

The Role & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Portfolio management including developing ongoing productive relationships with portfolio businesses, to effectively monitor performance and add value to SMEs where required.
  • Assessing and monitoring monthly management accounts, covenants (where applicable) and budget information to ensure ongoing debt serviceability. 
  • Develop and maintain a network of key business introducers in the South East Midlands in particular – eg Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes - to ensure new deal introductions are maximised. 
  • Actively network with businesses and finance professionals in the East and South East Midlands to promote Maven and generate new business introductions and deal opportunities.
  • Analyse new loan proposals to take forward or decline and assist declined opportunities by signposting them to other sources of funding. 
  • Negotiate loan terms with management teams and their advisors and co-ordinate due diligence, including AML/KYC processes.
Ewan MacKinnon, Partner at Maven

Benefits you get in return

Your benefits package includes the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Group Pension (10% paid by Maven)
  • Life Assurance (7 x your salary)
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Ability to buy additional holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • 34.5 hours per week
  • Company paid training

How to apply:

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Maven Capital Partners UK LLP is a subsidiary of Mattioli Woods plc.