Vice President, Infrastructure
Carlyle Investment Management, LLC

New York, New York

Posted in Financial Services

$250,000.00 per year

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Position Summary

Carlyle's infrastructure business is comprised of teams that invest in six primary sectors: energy infrastructure, water and waste, transportation, digital infrastructure, power generation and renewables. Carlyle infrastructure manages more than $7 billion in assets across four funds including a global infrastructure opportunities fund, a North American power fund and a new renewable and sustainable energy strategy launched in 2019. Carlyle's infrastructure funds presents investors with a scalable platform across the full spectrum of infrastructure sectors, geographies, durations and risk-return profiles.

Carlyle seeks to recruit an investment professional at the Vice President-level to join its Infrastructure team. Based in New York, the candidate will play an integral role in deal execution and portfolio value creation for digital infrastructure-related opportunities as well as other infrastructure-related transactions. This role is critical for driving value creation, portfolio management, and strategic investments in the rapidly evolving digital infrastructure sector. The investment professional will play a pivotal role in shaping our investment strategy, optimizing our portfolio, and contributing to the growth of our assets under management.


1. Portfolio Management and Value Creation

• Value Enhancement: Work closely with portfolio companies and Carlyle Operating Executives to create value across their assets. Identify operational efficiencies, revenue growth opportunities, and cost-saving initiatives.

• Drive DPI (Distributions to Paid-In): Lead efforts to maximize returns by actively managing existing portfolio companies. Collaborate with portfolio management teams to identify value-enhancing opportunities, optimize operations, and execute exit strategies.

• Strategic Exits: Develop and execute exit plans to achieve optimal returns for investors.

2. Investment Strategy and Deal Execution

• New Deal Sourcing and Evaluation: Originate, evaluate, and execute investment opportunities in the digital infrastructure space. Leverage One Carlyle network and also telecom industry expertise to identify attractive targets.

• Due Diligence: Conduct thorough due diligence on potential investments, assessing financials, market dynamics, competitive positioning, and growth prospects.

• Deal Structuring: Collaborate with the investment team to structure transactions, negotiate terms, and ensure alignment with investment thesis.

3. AUM Growth and Scaling

• Support AUM Growth: Contribute to the growth of AUM by actively participating in supporting fundraising efforts, selective engagement with existing and potential limited partners, and supporting IR/internal teams in showcasing track record.

• Scale the Platform: Work closely with senior leadership in the Carlyle Infrastructure group to enhance investment platform, streamline processes, and strengthen competitive position in the market.


Education & Certificates

• Bachelor's degree required; MBA is a plus

Professional Experience

The target candidate will have a minimum of 6 and up to 10 years of experience, with prior experience in Infrastructure investing. The target candidate's background will include:

• Track record of deal execution on Infrastructure-related private equity and/or debt transactions, with specific experience on Digital Infrastructure transactions necessary

• Advanced financial modeling capability and ability to interpret financial metrics when analyzing investment opportunities

Telecom Sector Expertise

• Industry Insights: Leverage deep understanding of the telecom sector to inform investment decisions. Stay abreast of technological advancements, regulatory changes, and market trends.

• Network and Relationships: Leverage network within the telecom industry to access proprietary deal flow, collaborate with industry experts, and build strategic partnerships.

Competencies & Attributes

• Ability to think critically about the qualitative aspects of a transaction as well as execute on the quantitative analysis required to evaluate an investment opportunity

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Differentiated sense of accountability, responsiveness, and follow-through

• Team oriented, with ability and interest in providing technical training and mentoring to junior employees

• Highly adaptable, with flexibility on depth and breadth of role and responsibilities

• Highly ethical


The compensation range for this role is specific to New York City and takes into account a wide range of factors including but not limited to the skill sets required/preferred; prior experience and training; licenses and/or certifications.

The anticipated base salary range for this role is $250,000.

In addition to the base salary, the hired professional will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package spanning retirement benefits, health insurance, life insurance and disability, paid time off, paid holidays, family planning benefits and various wellness programs. Additionally, the hired professional may also be eligible to participate in an annual discretionary incentive program, the award of which will be dependent on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

Due to the high volume of candidates, please be advised that only candidates selected to interview will be contacted by The Carlyle Group.

Company Information

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with $426 billion of assets under management and more than half of the AUM managed by women, across 586 investment vehicles as of December 31, 2023. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world's largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 2,200 professionals operating in 28 offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. Carlyle places an emphasis on development, retention and inclusion as supported by our internal processes and seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, which range from public and private pension funds to wealthy individuals and families to sovereign wealth funds, unions and corporations. Carlyle invests across three segments - Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Investment Solutions - and has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation.

At Carlyle, we know that diverse teams perform better, so we seek to create a community where we continually exchange insights, embrace different perspectives and leverage diversity as a competitive advantage. That is why we are committed to growing and cultivating teams that include people with a variety of perspectives, people who provide unique lenses through which to view potential deals, support and run our business.

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