VP/Director - Direct Investments

Dubai Permanent
  • Great scope for growth
  • Multibillion dollar investment vehicle

About Our Client

Our client, based in Dubai is a one of the largest investment vehicles and invests globally across various sectors and asset classes.

Job Description

The VP/ Director will effectively lead origination and execution and will be involved in portfolio management and strategic exit readiness. They will be responsible for the following:

  • Analyse investment opportunities against investment criteria and evaluate key drivers and commercial assumptions
  • Lead diligence on financial modelling of structures & returns for investment opportunities
  • Lead commercial due diligence on investment opportunities, and assist the team in managing and reviewing the work of third party due diligence (e.g. financial and legal)
  • Lead the preparation of the Investment Memorandum for review by the Investment Committee
  • Develop business specific knowledge and an understanding of how value is created within a business
  • Contribute to the sourcing of new investment opportunities
  • Lead the team in structuring and managing exits

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in from a well reputed university, CFA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years' of relevant work experience - this will be most recently on the buy-side either in PE or in a Corporate Development role with prior Bulge Bracket Investment Banking experience as a plus
  • Be familiar with financial modelling- DCF, M&A Models, Accretion Dilution Analysis, Comparables Analysis & other forms of valuation along with Waterfall fee structures (implying advanced Excel skills).
  • Ability to relocate to Dubai
  • Strong communication skills and stake holder management experience is required
  • Well organized and detail oriented

What's on Offer

Tax-free income, exceptional exposure

Gitika Agarwal
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Banking & Financial Services
Portfolio / Fund / Asset Manager
Financial Services
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