Actively source, review, analyze, compare and perform in depth market research, deal analysis and due diligence on new investment opportunities (funds, direct or co-investments) suitable to the Private Equity portfolio and NCB Capital's strategy.
Conduct comprehensive due diligence of investment opportunities.
Develop suitable financial models of the targeted investments and prepare critical analysis and reports.
Develop and present in depth analysis of targeted investments that support the investment team in evaluating the opportunity at hand.
Understand and stay current on market conditions, new investment products or strategies, best practices in portfolio management and apply such understanding to the managed funds.
Assist in structuring and developing new products and opportunities that support the team in achieving the investment targets.
In conjunction with Legal and Compliance, review, develop, scrutinize and suggest improvements to legal documents, in order to ensure full compliance with local and offshore jurisdictions and avoid associated risks.
Assist in obtaining proper approvals of assigned products/funds.
Support the private equity platform by providing required documentation and develop the marketing materials.
Participate in road shows, workshops, conferences etc. to increase knowledge of the marketplace.
Undertake ad hoc tasks related to the role as directed by line manager.
Experience and Skills
1 to 3 years' of experience in investment banking or private equity. Must have exposure to international banking best practices.
Strong financial modeling skills.
Possess excellent communications skills and good knowledge of the private equity/alternative assets products and services.
Will have the ability to work under pressure and with strict deadlines.
Excellent computer and project management skills.
Initiative, creativity, and independent thinking.
Energetic and results orientated.
Outstanding mathematical and analytical skills.
A tertiary level qualification from an internationally recognized institution.
CFA or similar qualification is plus.
Fluent in English. Arabic or other languages are a plus.
Communications / Interfaces with Other Divisions & 3rd Parties
Frequent and ongoing internal communications with his/her line manager, his/her colleagues, his/her management peers within the Business Development Division and with central Operations, Legal and Compliance, AM, IT and Administration Support staff.
Ongoing external communications with other banks and financial institutions, external consultants, legal and compliance advisors.