A PE fund in the DIFC – the fund is in the investment stage.
Reporting directly to the CIO the VP will be responsible to lead and manage junior execution teams of Associates and Analysts supporting PE transactions as well as be involved in origination of future deals.
Sourcing and identifying direct investment opportunities in the targeted countries
Build and develop operating/asset/consolidation/DCF/whole of business equity and debt financial models which including financial statements, cash flow analysis, equity analysis, funding structure and debt covenants
Critically review and provide detailed advice to business assumptions and scenarios such to assure the quality of the business analysis
Provide detailed comments to investment execution team on models' logic and mathematical calculations
Develop and maintain various databases and apply statistics to systematically analyze such databases
Deep-dive research and idea generation of investment opportunities in the focused sectors
Supporting the investment director by applying statistics to critically evaluate portfolio company business performance and asset management plans
Other quantitative/industry analysis that the business requires from time to time
Coordinate transaction closings
Lead new business development and marketing efforts, including maintaining detailed pipeline of prospects and potential deals through the company’s CRM system and external sources
Establish and maintain industry business relationships to generate on-going deal flow
Qualify potential investment opportunities
Post-closing: interact with the management of portfolio companies, monitor performance and report internally on regular basis
Oversee and train investment team members (Associates) as appropriate
Knowledge Skills & Experience
Bachelor Degree in Business or Accounts and Finance a preference for MBA
Minimum 8 years within a PE Environment – preferable in the GCC region
Ability and aptitude to be an independent and critical thinker and is self-motivated
Aptitude to and proven record in working persistently in pursuing personal goals
Good command of oral and written English, Arabic would be an advantage.
A good team player who is able to work with others and create synergy by working with others
Capable to plan and prioritize tasks and making sounds judgements independently