Senior Associate

  • Competitive
  • Maskat, Masqaţ, Oman
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Hays Dubai
  • 16 Aug 17

Our client, an Omani based sovereign wealth fund is looking for a senior associate to join them. The organisation owns a diverse set of assets mainly in Oman, under multiple asset classes. The successful candidate should have venture capital and TMT experience.

The candidate should have the ability to identify the commercial opportunity of an early stage technology venture typical, articulating attractive business plans and the path to access markets.

Responsibilities

  • Identify commercial opportunities at conferences, technology fairs, and networking events in the MENA Region.
  • Build a valuable network of technology entrepreneurs, investors and intermediaries.
  • Portfolio management of technology deal flow.
  • Conduct due diligence to evaluate investment opportunities, products, markets, competitive analysis, financials and team structure.
  • Prepare Investment Memorandums and articulate attractive investment opportunities.
  • Report on emerging business and investment trends in the technology sector and Target Markets.
  • Work with portfolio companies adding value and helping them scale to commercial success.

Requirements

  • At least three years’ experience in Venture capital, Technology Investing or tech consulting.    
  • Total of 6 -8 years experience 
  • Passionate about technology innovation and how to bring solutions to market.
  • Ability to evaluate technology opportunities, complete competitive analysis and business modelling.
  • Structured thinker, capable of quickly analysing and summarising key points.

Personality

  • Excellent networker with ability to identify investment opportunities and generate deal flow.
  • High degree of self-motivation, tenacity to succeed.
  • Passionate about networking with entrepreneurs, corporates, tech experts etc.
  • Be a self-starter and a good team player.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset & commitment to excellence.