Job Details

VP Investment – Financial Services

Posted: 04 April 2022


Description

Our client is a global investor with a portfolio spanning multiple sectors.

The firm deploys capital in to high-growth opportunities and takes an active approach to portfolio management.

The fund invests globally but with a particular interest in emerging markets or economies undergoing significant change. The 5-10y goal of the firm is to develop sustainable operating businesses which will supplement the current multi-billion dollar portfolio.

This position focuses on Financial Services opportunities in Asia.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The VP – Financial Services will take responsibility for value creation with key portfolio companies; in particular a fast-growing consumer financial services’ business which is preparing to IPO.

The role is central to supporting the management teams on strategy & operational initiatives, investor relations and M&A.

  • Working on key value creation projects, including board insight and reporting, business blueprints, structures and systems, risk management, data analytics and M&A
  • Drive performance of operating companies. Working with the management to drive insight into performance and focus areas for the business

Other responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with the deal team in analysing potential opportunities and defining the strategic plan for new investments
  • Working with the Board and management team to ensure delivery of the business plan, and on an ongoing basis, operational improvement, restructuring or re-engineering the business
  • Supporting development of the best possible management and organisation/team for each operating company
  • Ensuring a strong, on-going operational focus, regularly reviewing financial and operational performance of the operating companies

Requirements

    Qualifications

    • A degree from a leading university
    • Proven track record within and advising to the Financial Services sector, ideally in strategy, operations and investment.
    • Experience working within Portfolio companies or high-growth Financial Services businesses
    • Have a strong understanding of performance levers in the FIG space
    • Strong knowledge of finance and analytical principles

    Other competencies

    • Native or fluent in English
    • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills – builds trust and drives change in a collaborative manner.

Salary:

$200000 - $300000 Annually

Bonus:

Bonus + Incentives

Location

Dubai, UAE

Job Type

Full Time

Experience

8-12 Years

Industry

Financial Services, Investment, Private Equity