Venture Capital Job – Fund Manager – SucSEED Ventures

Website SucSEED Ventures

Accelerating Growth

Company Description

SucSEED Indovation Fund ( has been running an early stage focused SEBI Registered Cat-1 Fund with a corpus of INR 300 Cr having more than 60 portfolio companies across various sectors. SucSEED has also secured a formal approval to set up a its Growth Fund, a Dollar Demoninated Growth Fund, at GIFT City, under the IFSCA regime.

Role Description

SucSEED is seeking a proactive, organized and experienced Fund manager with excellent organization and management skills to support its next Fund-II (SucSEED Indovation Growth Fund) at GIFT City, Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar.. We are looking for a highly motivated, hands-on Fund manager who takes initiative and flourishes in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Fund Manager to lead our investment team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing funds with a size ranging from INR 200 Crore to INR 800 Crore, delivering consistent returns, and maintaining a strong focus on Growth Opportunities as well as risk management. As a Fund Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the fund, including investment strategy, portfolio management, and investor relations. This role will act as a lead for the Investment Management & Fund Operations and the individual will be providing executive and logistical support on the operating activities of the Fund and special projects throughout the organization.

Job Location – GIFT City, Gandhinagar, adjacent to Ahmedabad.

Reports to: General Partners

Fund Size Managed: INR 200 Cr to INR 800 Cr

Type: Full-time

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement investment strategies aligned with the fund’s objectives. Continuously monitor and adjust strategies to optimize returns.
  • Monitor and manage risks associated with the fund’s investments. Implement risk mitigation strategies and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Stay updated with market trends, economic indicators, and geopolitical events that may impact the fund’s performance. Utilize this information to make informed investment decisions.
  • Track and analyze the fund’s performance against benchmarks and industry standards. Prepare detailed reports and presentations for stakeholders.
  • Lead and mentor a team of Sectoral analysts, Fellows and Interns.. Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture within the team.
  • Maintain a good relationship with Sectoral Curators and Thought Leaders.
  • Provide regular updates and insights on the fund’s performance and market conditions through Investor Reports.
  • Manage a good repo with the fund’s portfolio team, and ensure a balanced and diversified mix of assets. Conduct thorough research and analysis to identify companies for follow-on investment opportunities.
  • Ensure all investment activities comply with applicable laws and regulations. Stay informed about changes in the regulatory environment and adapt strategies accordingly.
  • Support on all elements of the fund management, including fund controlling and quarterly investor reports
  • Development of accounting and reporting processes and controls

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or a related field coupled with a Professional certification (e.g. Qualified CA, CFA, CAIA). Or a Master’s degree in Business / MBA (Finance is highly desirable).
  • Preference for individuals with experience of AIFs, and AIF financial operations, with minimum of 6-10 years of experience in fund management, with at least 5 years managing a fund size of INR 200 Crore to INR 400 Crore upwards, with potentially a complimentary experience in a finance operations role, fund services.
  • Demonstrated history of achieving strong financial returns and managing investment risk.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills. Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial information to diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities. Experience in mentoring and developing junior staff.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Experience of fund structures
  • Deep sense for processes and advanced Excel skills
  • Possess good oral, written communication, and interaction skills. Good command over English language (written & Verbal) and preferably in Verbal fluency in Hindi and/or Gujarati / Telugu.
  • Experience in working with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be ambitious and passionate and ability to work effectively under pressure.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate complex financial scenarios.
  • High ethical standards and integrity in all professional dealings.

Compensation & Benefits

SucSEED provides competitive compensation including base salary, performance-based bonus programs, and other allowances.

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits
  • Professional Learning & development opportunities
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment

If you are a seasoned Fund Manager with the expertise and drive to manage a significant fund size and deliver exceptional results, we encourage you to apply.

Work Environment details

  • Founder-led entrepreneurial set-up which is defined by speed, agility and creativity
  • Highly empowered and critical role, which makes a difference to SucSEED Indovation
  • Young, energetic, and highly talented Teams
  • Hard work is the defining aspect of the organization

Why Join Us?

  • As per Inc42 ranking for 2023, SucSEED is the most active 12th ranking Investors in the Startup ecosystem in India and 4th ranked most active VC Fund.
  • We are a high energy and supremely passionate bunch of individuals. This is a diverse group of people, who would be best in what they do, are diverse and inclusive, are collaborative and extremely hardworking. This is a team with a shared goal of nurturing the Indian Growth Stage Startup Founders & their aspiring vision and changing the lives of millions of people through our work.
  • We have a keen eye for great talent, have an appreciation for potential, and an environment which facilitates hyper-performance.
  • SucSEED is known to present a platform to excel for those who have a desire to reach great heights in their career. We nurture our team with great care, encourage ambition, are compassionate in your failures and cheer your successes.
  • We’re proud of our collaborative culture; everyone is ready to lend a helping hand, whether it’s your first day on the job or your thousandth.
  • Our Rewards mechanisms are aggressive. High Performance fetches non-linear Rewards.
  • In addition to the fixed component and variable pay, we ensure long term wealth creation for our critical employees through employee stock options.

Mode of Work: Work from Gandhinagar GIFT City office with periodic visits to our Head-office at Hyderabad, other strategic/ Portfolios’ locations.

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