VP/ Director, Fund Manager - Single Family Office

Dubai Permanent

Client Authorisation Required

  • Institutional FoF Asset Management
  • Direct VC experience required

About Our Client

Our client is a well-run Dubai-based Single Family Office with multi-hundred-million-dollar AUMs. They have an exceptional Principal, a institutional Investment Committee and are looking recruit a VP / Director level professional to work directly with the Principal in managing & growing the AUM.

Job Description

The role presents an opportunity to relocate to Dubai and work with a very well-educated team. Our client looking to diversify direct investments into AI and Robotics as well as into Pre-Series A/ Series A/ B VC across Europe, the US and APAC. Any existing network within VC is therefore hugely advantageous as our client is extremely bullish on this asset class. There is also some exposure to real estate albeit by means of funds (as opposed to direct asset management), and equities fund manager selection is a requisite.The ideal candidate will have a strong technical mind-set & skills - a CFA to this extent is hugely advantageous. The candidate will bring with them best practice fund of fund & direct VC investment experience, as well as an existing network of connectivity & opportunities. Through the course of this role, they will review the current risk-return framework, existing allocation and align on allocation moving forward.

The Successful Applicant

The VP/ Director will:

  • Be willing & able to relocate to Dubai - our client will relocate them from London/ Hong Kong/ Singapore/ Switzerland/ North America
  • Have an institutional fund management background - ideally at a investment advisor managing funds of endowments, pension funds, UHNWIs/ SFOs/ MFOs
  • Have between 7-15 years of above experience
  • Have a strong network, track record and appetite for VC
  • Have a view on thematic equities & funds
  • Have strong financial modelling skills & acumen - a CFA is preferred
  • Be able to work well as part of a team, and able to run independently with work-streams/ investment ideas
  • Be able to demonstrate a track record managing funds
  • Have strong academic pedigree - Bachelors expected, a Masters is preferred
  • Have strong, objective thought processes

What's on Offer

Competitive tax-free compensation as per experience

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