Our client is a leading Global Advisory firm that is looking to recruit a senior Vice President to join their Direct Investments team in Abu Dhabi.
The appointee will play a role in identifying, evaluating and negotiating the firm’s future investment opportunities. Working in a flat, entrepreneurial and fast-
paced environment with frequent opportunities to interact with the firm’s senior leadership, prominent regional investment partners and other stakeholders.
Research and recommend companies for either investment in or acquisition;
Participate in all stages of the investment process, to include market analysis, due diligence, deal negotiation and portfolio management;
Communicate findings and insights to senior management via presentations, analysis and reports;
Manage the entire analytical project life-cycle, develop structured analysis and provide guidance to senior stakeholders;
Research and socialise new innovative technology trends and markets and recommend high-potential investments;
International travel is required (up to 40% of the appointee’s time).
Required Qualifications and Skills :
Arabic language and fluent written and spoken English are a pre-requisite;
Excellent academics, MBA desirable;
6 10 years’ of relevant experience within either Investment Banking, Private Equity or Management Consultancy;
Experience in any sector, but with a preference for domain expertise in Tech, Media, Consumer Goods or Financial Services / FinTech considered a plus;
Exceptional strategic, analytical, communication, leadership and problem-solving skills;
Experience assisting in identifying, structuring and negotiating strategic deals, mergers and acquisitions;
Extensive experience in financial modelling;
Experience with legal documentation;
Comfortable to interact credibly at all levels, in a fast-paced environment;
Self-starter with a passion for excellence.