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Overview of Nuveen

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives.  

Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.Nuveen.com

What sets us apart?

  • A heritage of excellence - Proven performance across a wide range of portfolio offerings since 1898.
  • Global scale - Recognised as one of the largest investment managers in the world with specialist expertise around the globe.
  • Investing alongside our clients - Investing materially alongside our clients ensures strong alignment with their interests.
  • Financial stability with long-term focus - Private ownership under TIAA expands our scale and resources while reinforcing long-term investment objectives.

Overview of the Department

Nuveen Infrastructure’s European clean energy team manages funds which invest in renewable power generation assets in Europe for an AUM value in excess of €3bn. The funds are invested in a mix of capital appreciation and cash flow generative assets.

The funds target assets in development, construction or in operation across the main technologies of onshore wind, offshore wind and solar PV battery storage, hydropower and bioenergy across Western Europe.

Since 2007, Nuveen Infrastructure has invested in 119 clean energy infrastructure projects representing 6.9 + GW in total. The team comprises 70+ professional professionals dedicated to clean energy across equity and credit. As a Clean Energy Asset Management Intern you will have the opportunity to:

  • Contribute to pitchbook preparations.
  • Assist with strategy definition work.
  • Get involved with budget (construction & operation) preparation and review.
  • Cashflow and cash forecast preparation and review.
  • Preparation of a project execution plans as well as construction report review.
  • O&M and TCMA contract review and management.
  • Support Asset Controllers across different clean energy technologies.

What this program will offer you

  • The opportunity to attend company functions, including speaker series, lunch-and-learns and social networking events that will offer the opportunity for career growth and personal development.
  • Ability to gain hands on experience as well as getting an overall feel for the firm/ industry by attending business meetings, delivering presentations, exploring business-specific tasks, contributing to projects, and working closely with cross-functional groups.
  • Exposure to Senior Business Leaders globally across Nuveen and TIAA.
  • An opportunity to secure a permanent role.

What skills & competencies we require

  • A highly motivated and proactive individual interested in investment funds, renewable energy and keen to work in a small and dynamic business environment.
  • Prior experience in the power industry/renewable energy sector is preferable.
  • Experience in management accounting, investment review, cash flow analysis, financial structuring and modelling, advanced control of Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication adapted to different audiences.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to raise and discuss areas of risk and concern.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint: ability to prepare presentations and other corporate documents.
  • A Master’s in Finance/STEM/Business Management related degree preferable.
  • Studying towards CFA, CAIA would be beneficial.
  • We cover a diverse range of clients across Europe so another EU language would be beneficial (e.g. Spanish, Italian or German).

Other eligibility criteria

  • Students who have completed or are expected to complete a Master’s Degree by 2025.
  • Available to work the internship dates, starting June/July 2024 for 6 months.

Application guidance

There are 3 stages to the recruitment process as follows:

  • Online application & CV submission
  • Blended assessment & video interview
  • Interviews with Nuveen

Nuveen is committed to providing equal opportunity across all employment practices and we believe our employees have a right to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Nuveen offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

During the application form you will have the opportunity to let us know about any adjustments or additional support you may require, after which a member of the team will contact you ensure everything is put in place as you need. If you think you may need adjustments but aren't sure, or would like to further understand the process and discuss potential options, then please contact the team on nuveen@ambertrack.co.uk or call us on 01635 279806.