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Analyst

On-site
  • Istanbul, İstanbul, Türkiye

Job description

Work as a member of the investment team to develop infrastructure projects under the Public-Private Partnership model. This includes in particular the following:


  • Support the team for the preparation and timely submission of all deliverables required during each phase of the project (RFQ, RFP, closing);
  • Participate in the general risk analysis of the project;
  • Assist in the preparation of consortium arrangements including teaming agreements;
  • Participate in the review and negotiation of legal documents, including concession agreements, design-build agreements, operating agreements and finance documents;
  • Participate in the due diligence process, including liaising with respective advisers (legal, technical, insurance, model audit) and coordinating required input from construction and operation partners;
  • Participate in the debt raising process, including dealing with banks, capital markets providers and ratings agencies;
  • Participate in the financial analysis of the project and in the optimization of the project economics by:
    • Performing detailed analysis of financial model;
    • Analyzing potential financial alternatives;
    • Running sensitivities.
  • Participate in the drafting of all internal memoranda to be presented to the Management;
  • Assist in the selection process and coordination of all consultants/advisers (legal, financial, technical, insurance, accounting, tax, etc.);
  • Participate in origination of new opportunities, including performing analysis of market sectors, public sector clients and design, construction or operation partners;
  • Participate in developing projects including activities on site, with the local communities and authorities
  • Participate in the ESG process including all relevant due diligence and implementation of mitigation measures required
  • Assist in the closing of operations, the incorporation of project companies, including
    • Support negotiations on financial restructuring and/or amends agreements as necessary of portfolio companies
    • Prepare and updates cash flow projections between Meridiam and its portfolio companies
    • Prepare portfolio activity reports for use both internally and externally including the quarterly asset management reports for the Valuation committee
  • Coordinate with internal Finance group and Asset Management group for all relevant matters; and

Other ad-hoc work to be performed in the day-to-day activity of the fund manager and the project companies

Job requirements

From one to three years’ relevant experience in project or infrastructure finance

  • Advanced degree in Economics, Finance or Engineering or another related field
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a small team, proactive and able to take initiatives;
  • Solid coordination, and organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills;

Ability to recommend practical ways using innovation, good judgment, creativity and strategic thinking


Terms and conditions:

  • Location: role based in Istanbul. This role may include some travel in Europe and Eurasian countries
  • Package: compensation will be commensurate to experience and qualifications.
  • Availability: ASAP and no later than February 2024
  • Benefits: Comprehensive medical and life insurance package

Recruitment process:

The recruitment process will involve a phone/ video interview, a written test and face to face interview(s).

Retained candidates will be invited for interviews with Meridiam’s HR representative, member(s) of the Istanbul team, the Director for Turkey and other team members as deemed relevant.

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