Investment Professional Buy and Build (m/f)

Rocket Internet

Finance | London, United Kingdom

Company Description

Rocket Internet incubates and invests in Internet companies with proven business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 28,000 employees. 

Job Description

  • Deal origination (research of target industries, initial acquisition targets and deal pipelines)
  • Deal analysis (market research, competitor benchmarking, financial analysis, valuation)
  • Deal execution (negotiation with targets, coordination of work streams)
  • Due diligence (partially in-house, partially outsourced providers)
  • Portfolio development (identification of value-add potential, hiring support, 100-day plans, business reviews)


  • Outstanding degree/MBA from a top university in a business-related or quantitative field
  • At least 2 - 8 years of working experience in a top-tier consulting, investment banking or private equity firm
  • Proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements
  • High degree of comfort with analytics, numbers and the capability to draw decisions based on both intuition and data
  • Ability work in an independent, structured and goal-oriented manner
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines
  • Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment or individually
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint a must

Additional Information

Working at Rocket means taking ownership from day one and giving everything for our projects to make a meaningful and sustainable impact. For our businesses to go from zero to launch, we remain focused while being confident. Our colleagues from more than 70 nationalities act as an interconnected team that exchanges across country borders to ensure maximum efficiency. We expect to win with every company we build and every action we take.