Senior Investment Manager

Kuwait City Permanent
  • Great Exposure
  • Excellent work life balance

About Our Client

With total assets of over USD 2.5Bn, the client is leading industrial holding companies in Kuwait with investments in manufacturing, oil & gas, education and healthcare

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer the role will involve:

  • Monitor performance of all investee companies; develop financial reports, forecasts, and trend analysis to assess their financial health & flag off matters of potential concern.
  • Maintain updated database containing financial results of all the investee companies. -
  • Preparation and issue of internal performance monitoring reports on all investee companies in accordance to predefined deadlines including weekly reports on share prices, monthly investment performance report, quarterly investment update to the Board of Directors, Investment updates for quarterly earnings calls, Semi-annual investment review Evaluation of new investment opportunities.
  • Preparation of investment proposals for the Investment Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Valuation of new investment opportunities and existing investments.
  • Assist CIO on deal negotiation & execution.
  • Review closing documentation including share purchase & escrow agreements, shareholders agreement etc.
  • Advise on contract negotiations from a financial impact and risk management perspective.
  • Perform industry & economic research and maintain updated databases on industry trends and business corporations in Kuwait & GCC

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • A bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or comparable.
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant or CFA is preferred
  • Minimum 10-15 years' experience in investment management, corporate finance, advisory with an investment holding company, investment, asset management firm, investment bank and/or consulting or financial advisory firm.
  • Knowledge of valuation methodologies and concepts including discounted cash flow, CAPM, WAAC, relative valuation etc.
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS, hands-on experience with Excel, and capable of building detailed financial models.
  • Well versed in Power point graphics and the ability to create Power point decks.
  • Ability to present financial data using detailed graphics, tables, and charts.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented and able to perform in high-pressure situations and to challenging deadlines.
  • Must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the executive presence to work with senior management and peers at both the holding and investee company level as well as with external stakeholders.

What's on Offer

  • Great Exposure
  • Excellent work life balance
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Banking & Financial Services
Venture Capitalism & Private Equity
Financial Services
Kuwait City
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