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Private Equity - Junior Vice President

Our client is one of the leading Sovereign Wealth Funds in the world based in Abu Dhabi. Having assembled a world class team of investment professionals with significant financial backing, the fund has built an impressive portfolio of assets across a variety of asset classes, sectors and geographical markets.

As the Private Equity Team continue to regularly invest in landmark deals, there is a need to hire a Junior Vice President to play a key role originating and executing investments across Europe and the US. This is an outstanding opportunity for a mid-level investment professional to regularly invest, build a leading deal track record along with excellent network of senior investment professionals in leading private equity funds globally.

The Junior VP will;

  • Report directly to the Global Head of Private Equity and play a key role in developing the team's portfolio of assets by originating and executing investments across Europe, North America and Australasia.

  • Regularly interact with banks, industry and investment professionals to generate investment opportunities.

  • Be hands on and lead the execution of deals, taking responsibility for building financial models, conducting due diligence and valuations.

  • Oversee and coordinate external advisory teams including banks and legal professionals.

  • Create Investment Committee presentations and memorandums.

  • Conduct portfolio analysis and monitoring, providing regular updates and recommendations to senior management.

  • Regularly attend meetings on behalf of the fund with the CEOs and Managing Directors of global leading PE funds.

  • Have the opportunity to regularly invest and build a market leading investment track record.

Interested candidates must;

  • Be currently

  • Have an in-depth understanding of the

  • Demonstrate experience in leading the execution of deals.

  • Possess a very strong and all round technical skill set with the ability to build financial models from scratch and conduct due diligence.

  • Hold a finance, business, mathematics or related degree from a leading university and whilst not essential, an MBA or CFA is preferred.

  • Be self motivated and driven to build a strong investment career but must also be a team player.

  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management.

  • Be highly motivated by the opportunity to live and work in the UAE.

The criteria listed above will be strictly applied. If you feel you meet the criteria, you are respectfully requested to submit your CV in Microsoft Word format.

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