2-5 PQE – Project Finance Associate (London or Paris – US/International Firm

2-5 PQE – Project Finance Associate (London or Paris) – US/International Firm

ETC Search is an independent boutique consultancy solely focused on the energy, trade and commodities sectors. This perspective enables us to source the most talented corporate infrastructure professionals, with a particular emphasis on legal and compliance.


Our client is a US firm with over 30 offices around the world. The London office is one of its largest, offering a full-service platform to a range of corporate and banking clients, amongst others. The Paris office works extremely closely with London, principally advising on sub-Saharan African transactions (both anglo, franco and lusophone countries)

The Project Finance group is a highly profitable team and sits as a standalone practice, supported by corporate, general finance, tax and litigation.

The firm have assembled financial product and industry knowledge in all the major commercial centres throughout the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.


The role is to sit as part of this award-winning project finance group in either London or Paris. You will be advising a range of clients including banks, ECA’s, developers and corporates on large scale project development and finance transactions. The role will also encompass wider energy finance transactions such as RBL and ABL deals.

The projects the team act on invariably have a highly international element to them, with the projects tending to be in emerging or frontier markets. They have acted on some of the largest LNG, mining, power and oil & gas in recent years. The team liaise with colleagues across the firm’s international offices.


You ideally have between 2-5 years of post-qualified experience and qualified in a common or civil law jurisdiction. Experience of working within a leading project or energy finance team is highly advantageous. A strong interest in the energy sector is important as is the desire to work on large, complex and challenging multi-jurisdictional transactions.

For a confidential conversation about this or any of our other vacancies, please call any of our Consultant team on +44 207 689 0545

ETC Search Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role. Any advertisements which use PQE levels are only to be viewed as a guide to the minimum level of experience suggested. We are happy to consider all applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate appropriate skills for the vacancy.

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