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Associate, Operations

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with approximately $250 billion in assets under management. We have over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable energy, infrastructure and private equity. Our assets are held through a growing portfolio of private funds and public, listed entities. Brookfield is publicly listed on the NYSE, TSX and Euronext Amsterdam.

Our portfolio is comprised of long-life, high quality assets with high barriers to entry that generate stable and growing cash flows. As a leading manager of infrastructure assets, our assets under management include high quality assets in the transportation, renewable power, utility, energy and sustainable resources sectors, located in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Brookfield has raised over $33 billion dollars from over 150 institutional investors for private infrastructure funds and co-investments. The Brookfield Infrastructure Group manages three flagship infrastructure private funds with almost $25 billion in AUM on behalf of institutional investors. We are also a leading manager in the sustainable resources sector, with a long history of managing private funds investing in timber and agriculture. In addition, we continually seek to invest in new areas and are currently raising capital to invest in infrastructure debt strategies, to take advantage of favorable market conditions and investor demand.

 

Position Summary:

The Associate, Operations, will be a key member of the risk and portfolio management team. This role will be focused on assisting in developing, overseeing, and coordinating the risk and portfolio management programs across our global assets and ensure objectives are met by our businesses. The Associate, Operations, will have the opportunity to work directly with the portfolio management professionals, leadership teams at our portfolio companies, and other groups both within Infrastructure and across other platforms. This role will report to the Manager, Operations in the Infrastructure Group.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a young professional looking to grow their career in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. This opportunity also has the potential to evolve into a cross-functional role that will support our Chief Risk Officer, Chief Operating Officers, and Chief Technical Officer in various management projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and drive core portfolio management programs, including Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) and Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE)
  • Prepare and maintain ERM, ABC, HSSE, Regulatory and other quarterly reporting for the BIP Board
  • Assist in risk due diligence for potential acquisitions, including conducting research and completing risk assessments
  • Prepare materials for various risk and portfolio management Committees, including the ABC Committee, Advisory Committee of Private Funds, and Conflicts Committee
  • Communicate risk and portfolio management objectives to our businesses, including requesting and tracking information, summarizing outcomes and ensuring objectives are met
  • Coordinate risk and portfolio management meetings with members of Brookfield and portfolio company leadership
  • Track and organize communications and materials sent to our various risk and portfolio management Committees
  • Manage inquiries from portfolio companies and other Brookfield groups on risk and portfolio management programs
  • Assist with other strategic portfolio management initiatives within the Infrastructure group

Requirements, Experience & Education:

  • An undergraduate university degree – a focus in Business, Finance, or equivalent is preferred
  • At least three (3 - 5) years of relevant work experience (CPA designation would be an asset but not required)
  • Strong analytical skills to identify and assess risk from various sources of data
  • Dedicated, well-organized with a high attention to detail, ability to handle confidential and non-routine information
  • A positive, proactive attitude and excellent interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to interact and communicate at all levels, both internally or externally
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced environment, to adapt quickly and to manage changing priorities
  • Confident in the management of various ongoing tasks
  • Self-motivated, demonstrates initiative and is looking to grow and evolve their career  
  • Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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