Chief of Staff, Sovereign Holding Company, Dubai

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- A Sovereign holding company is seeking an entrepreneurial, hands-on Chief of Staff (CoS) to help drive the business on its growth path
- The role of the CoS will be to work with senior management on all business aspects of the firm, including but not limited to the investment, operations, legal & compliance and finance teams


  • The right candidate will have an extensive background within the management consultancy, private equity or investment banking industry
  • They will also be a strategic thinker and leader, with a history of integrity, ethics and sound moral compass
  • High level of curiosity on all business-related matters to root out any unethical or unprofessional level of behaviour along with a solid appreciation of good governance
  • Whilst the CoS is not a revenue generating position nor a position directly related to the management of money, a solid understanding of investment strategies and asset classes is a prerequisite


  • Take a strategic view ensuring that all infrastructures are aligned to the direction of the company and its strategy
  • From this standpoint, the overall duties of the CoS will therefore allow the investment team to focus on efficient management and investment processes, supported by seamless infrastructure and frameworks
  • Clear understanding of investment business is required in order to ensure the best planning and execution of such plans aligned to investment strategy
  • Draft roadmap for future growth and how infrastructure frameworks can support such growth
  • Producing goal plans and cost/benefit analysis for infrastructure vs investment strategy
  • Work with colleagues to build the investment, operations, legal & compliance, finance, IT, service providers management and human resources aspects of the business


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