Senior Direct Investment Officer

Saudi Arabia
30 Sep 2018
17 Dec 2018

  • Analyze the Direct Investment Portfolio, establishing proper portfolio strategy and Lead Planning for the optimum portfolio in terms of risks and returns.

  • Control the management of portfolio companies to develop ways to improve profitability, efficiency, liquidity and find suitable exit options.

  • Determine the best strategy for investments; involves market research of financial trends and estimate of asset growth, and providing advice on investment areas.

  • Formulate Direct Investment plans, set Investment objectives to ensure the maximum profitability.

  • Prepare & Control the Direct Investment department policies, procedures and deal related documents, and advise changes where appropriate to conform to statutory and regulatory changes.

  • Develop and implement techniques and processes to analyse risk and likely returns to guide investment selection.

  • Prepare the department annual budget.

  • Advice on Direct Investment Opportunities to the management by Determine the rates of return on investments to ensure that investment objectives are achieved.

  • Contribute in the post-acquisition restructuring and value creation plans.

  • Develop new business initiatives, assessing and analyzing business opportunities and negotiate deals.

  • Do full analysis and valuation on different investment opportunities.

  • Analyze the investment ideas received from investment providers.

  • Review and approve industry and economic forecasts of the assigned sectors in countries and regions covered by Investment.

  • Review the economic, financial, political and other factors affecting markets and make appropriate recommendations to maximize investment returns to the company.

  • Evaluate investment proposals/Ideas, review feasibility studies and recommend which proposal will produce the best returns consistent with company policy.

  • Manage & Coordinate with internal parties (such as finance and legal departments) and external parties (such as banks and financial institutions) to insure appropriate implementation of approved investment ideas, which includes the establishment of legal vehicles/entities, acquisition of current businesses, merger of two or more companies…etc.

  • Manage Direct Investment department’s day-to-day activities.

  • Monitoring of investments on an ongoing basis.

  • Coodinate with other Business Units in the Company to execute deals.

  • Developing strong relationships with Funds manager, investment banks, and business owners to source new Direct Investment opportunities.

  • Understanding of the investment needs of investors (owners) and availability of funds, analyzing status of finance, and assisting in assets selection.

  • Manage relationship with third parties/advisors (such as with the legal and financial advisors).

  • Regularly meet investment providers to acquire market intelligence and new investment ideas.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with external partners, key internal departments, SBUs and intermediaries.

  • Measure, evaluate and present performance to the General Manager.

  • Review the investment memos and recommendations

  • Review produced periodic reports on the existing holdings.

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