Asset Management Division – Value Accelerator
The Value Accelerator (“VA”) is a critical component of the Asset Management Division investing strategy. In close partnership with the corporate, growth, infrastructure and credit investment teams, the value accelerator contributes to the success of our portfolio companies through the investment lifecycle from pre-investment diligence, to scaling growth, to optimizing exit strategies. The VA team works with experienced senior executives, best-in-class professional services providers, and innovative technology providers to deliver programs and services that add value to our portfolio companies in key areas including revenue scaling, talent, ESG and risk optimization, digital transformation, and operational excellence.
As a member of the VA you will work with deal teams, operating advisors, and senior stake holders to drive value creation initiatives for our portfolio companies in the region.
Overview of Role
A key part of the global Value Accelerator platform and team, The VA Regional Lead will serve as the primary contact for VA for portfolio company management teams, the advisor community and deal teams in the region. The VA Regional Lead will leverage VA platforms and capabilities to deliver value creation opportunities in the region. With a client-service mindset, they will utilize strong communication skills to proactively manage interactions which contribute to portfolio company success and drive value creation. The regional lead will coordinate a community of portfolio company management teams in region and will coordinate events (live and virtual) which contribute to the sense of community and deliver informative content and relationship-building, leveraging content and resources of the global VA team.
The Regional Lead will work closely with local VA Operating Advisors, a group of talented and experienced senior executives who advise GS portfolio companies in key industry and functional areas as a critical component of the VA operating model. Partnering with the global team the Regional Lead will manage the life cycle of advisor engagement in the region from initial onboarding to monitoring portfolio company engagements to evaluating impact. The lead will recommend and assign appropriate advisors for portfolio company engagements, communicate opportunities to the advisor community and own the coordination and agenda for regular advisor meetings.
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