Vice President/Associate, GCC Public & Private Equity Investment, Investment Company, Riyadh

Mandate Status: 
Active
Mandate Code: 
HAR002/2/1
- Senior role in the local equity investments team focused on current and potential investments in the GCC public equity domain
- Decision making related to the portfolios management; how to allocate into and reposition within the portfolio for new and old investments
- Role will also cover GCC private equity and infrastructure/privatization investment opportunities, an expanding portion of the portfolio

Requirements: 

  • 4 – 8 years’ experience within a bulge bracket investment bank, regional private equity platform or leading Saudi advisory platform
  • Transactional sector expertise in the major sectors in the GCC e.g. Banking, Petrochemicals, Consumer Retail, Healthcare
  • Track-record of deals on the private equity side, or involvement in infrastructure related investments would be desirable
  • Understanding of fixed income and alternative investments
  • Building/managing large databases – use of Macros, VBA, other tools to manage this
  • Knowledge/training in economics, statistics, corporate strategy, marketing, leadership and organizational behavior
  • Experience in accounting, financial analysis, capital markets and corporate finance would be additive
  • Financial valuation models – creating and manipulating
  • Bloomberg and other data source platforms
  • Fluency in Arabic and English

Responsibilities: 

  • Identify possible investment opportunities through quantitative screening, dialogue with company management and sell side analysts and/or own analysis
  • Use judgement to evaluate the research available and synthesise it into useful information
  • Using market data, proprietary information and research, fundamental valuation techniques, financial modeling and all relevant information, develop compelling investment case for the opportunity
  • Compile reports summarising the investment view, covering relevant themes, relevant data and opinion
  • Present findings to the rest of the team, ensuring a balanced approach that represents the full picture
  • On an ongoing basis, review existing investments in the portfolio, ensuring key milestones are being achieved by each investment
  • Review existing allocations based on updated news, research, views, market prices moves and any other changes
  • Analyse and provide commentary to the rest of the team on the overall portfolio
  • Play a leading role on thematic discussions and how they should be played out on the portfolio, as well as in all key portfolio decisions such as when to sell and buy positions
  • Provide active commentary on how the team can continue to enhance its systems, processes to improve overall performance
  • Assist in developing skill-set of junior members of the team with respect to financial modeling, valuation, interaction with company management etc
  • Take part in broader team wide initiatives e.g. operational infrastructure, relationships with brokers/managers/custodians, preparing materials for investment committees
  • Assist on firm wide initiatives such as training, strategy, operations, reports for the board

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