OverviewThe Investment Manager for its Private Equity Group helps facilitate the organization
•s duty to protect, grow and further its investments in a series of industries. The current investment focus is on Financial Services, Transportation and Logistics, Healthcare and Education, Agribusiness and Energy Services. This position includes responsibilities for numerous phases of the investment cycle, with an emphasis on deal execution across the previously mentioned sectors. Responsibilities and dutiesManage and develop existing investments - In close collaboration with the Investment Directors: - Act as an advisor to management teams at portfolio companies.- Closely monitor the performance of existing portfolio investments, including regular communication with other shareholders and management teams.- Monitor investment performance and support the managers of portfolio companies to maximize operating and financial performance by engaging directly with them on strategic and operational topics.- Generate and supervise timely and concise reports on portfolio companies
• performance results. Communicate with internal organisation constituents and engage functional support and input as needed.Assess new investment opportunities in the respective sector- Support deal sourcing.- Develop and manage relationships with financial institutions and other intermediaries to increase deal flow.- Support in managing deals through our investment process; act as a first filter for all deals.- Co-manage the due-diligence processes along with the Investment Directors/Sector Heads.- Review external sources of due diligence on principal investments, prepare financial models and sensitivities or supervise junior team members in this task.- Oversee the assessment, structuring and negotiation of transactions across sectors. - Depending on the nature of the transaction, develop and present investment recommendations to the Investment Directors and/or Chief Investment Officer. - Support in the preparation of internal memoranda and other materials used to support investment recommendations.- Assist Private Equity Fund Investor in identifying specific funds in which investments could be made.- Maintain database of investment highlights of all prospective and rejected investments as well as key terms and conditions of all prospective and rejected investments. Reporting duties- Provide and coordinate information and reporting material requested by the Investment Directors and/or Chief Investment Officer. - Assist in the preparation of periodical reports to the Investment Directors and/or CIO.- Oversee the work of junior team members.Self-Development - Expand knowledge, analytical skills and understanding of investing in the Middle East. - Adhere to industry practices and policies.- Ability to grow and perform in a start up environment. Comfort with that is essential. - Flexibility, ability to work with local culture and customs.- Ability to keep calm and self-manage his/her own expectations is essential. - Demonstrate ambition and a belief that you can make a difference and are prepared to work for it.- Coach and mentor UAE nationals, especially in relation, but not limited to the Investments Department.