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  • Istanbul, İstanbul, Türkiye

Job description

Position Summary

Meridiam recruits an Analyst to join the Istanbul team. The selected candidate will work as a member of the investment team to develop infrastructure projects under the Public-Private Partnership model.

S/he will report directly to the Senior Investment Director, Director for Turkey & Eurasia based in Istanbul, and will support the development of infrastructure projects under the guidance of Investment Directors in charge.


Work as a member of Meridiam investment team to develop infrastructure projects under the public-private partnership model. This includes in particular the following:

  • Responsible 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.
  • Responsible for the drafting of all internal memoranda to be presented to the Management;
  • Lead 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;
  • Coordinate with internal Finance group for all relevant matters; and
  • Other ad-hoc work to be performed in the day-to-day activity of the fund manager.

Job requirements

  • From three to five 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 project management, leadership, 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 travels in Eurasian countries
  • Package: compensation will be commensurate to experience and qualifications.
  • Availability: Asasp
  • 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 of the Istanbul team, the Director for turkey and Eurasia and other relevant stakeholders as deemed relevant.