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Associate Director/Senior Vice President, Asset Management (Agriculture & Natural Assets)

San Francisco

Join world-leading alternative asset manager Macquarie Asset Management as an Associate Director in the Agriculture & Natural Assets team, and pursue a unique opportunity to originate, execute and manage investments in the rapidly emerging Natural Assets investment class. The position presents a unique opportunity to drive growth in our business and create positive impact at scale for people and ecosystems.

The expansion of Macquarie Asset Management’s Natural Assets capabilities continues our mission to deliver positive impact for everyone by developing investment products relating to nature-based solutions and carbon markets that accelerate the transition to global net zero emissions. Developing our capabilities and products in Natural Assets will involve leveraging Macquarie Asset Management’s decades of expertise, skills and resources in green investment and sustainability.

As an Associate Director within our Agriculture & Natural Assets team, you will be working to support the growth of our Natural Assets capability with a focus on investment products relating to nature-based solutions and global carbon markets. You will be directly supporting investment and business leaders with transaction origination, with an initial focus in the Americas, as well as playing a key role in the full range of fund management activities, including investment strategy, asset acquisitions, investor relations, fund governance and oversight, capital raising and direct asset management. You will work closely with your colleagues and external advisors in assessing investment opportunities and managing due diligence and execution of transactions.

While our preference is for the position to be based in the San Francisco Bay Area, we will consider candidates from other locations in North America.

With a tertiary qualification in a relevant field, you will have a minimum of 12 years of proven experience in the investment banking industry, private equity, or consulting, ideally with hands on experience applying professional services within the forestry, natural resources, agriculture, or land conservation sectors. You will have experience in developing new investment opportunities along with a strong background of executing M&A transactions, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will need to be willing to travel when required to build connections and identify opportunities globally.

If you have a high achievement drive with an analytical and entrepreneurial mindset, an interest in Natural Assets, and the desire to help build an emerging investment platform, then this could be the opportunity for you.

If this sounds like your next exciting opportunity, apply today! To learn more about Macquarie please visit

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage more than $A735.5 billion in assets globally, we provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, renewables, natural assets, real estate, and transportation finance.

Salary Range

Salary range for this position: $275,000 - $300,000/Yr. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. The successful candidate may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. Macquarie offers a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: MAM-965904
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: San Francisco
Category: Senior, Asset Management, Renewable energy
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: Real Assets
Recruiter: Maria Norris
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