Charterhouse is working with a large and dynamic, independent investment firm based in Dubai, who is currently looking to hire an Investment Director.
About the role
The Investment Director will be handling deal sourcing, by leveraging own startup ecosystem connections to generate and screen deal flow globally, identify potential investment opportunities, investment analysis and deal closure, including preparation and presentation to the investment committee.
This role will be required to complete market research by conducting deep dives into new markets, trends, and technologies, informing the fund's evolving investment strategy whilst performing due diligence checks and supporting portfolio managers.
In addition, this role will assist with portfolio company reporting, quarterly reporting, and annual audits for the venture fund whilst lead reporting to the limited partner, providing updates on fund progress and identifying synergies with LP strategy.
To be considered for this role, the successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable University and possess a minimum of five years relevant experience in prior venture capital, banking, consulting, private equity or startup.
Our client is looking for someone with a strong understanding of venture capital and finance concepts, including term sheets, financial statements, valuation analysis, returns modelling and the ability to form views on companies and investments in ambiguous environments, with clear articulation. Advanced Excel skills, computing programming experience, MBA, and/or prior experience at a venture fund are a plus.