Manager, International Alternatives

NCB Capital, DIFC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16 Jul 2021
15 Aug 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Detailed Position Requirements :
  • 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.
  • Conducting comprehensive due diligence of investment opportunities.
  • Develop suitable financial models of the targeted investments and prepare critical analysis and reports.
  • Interact and develop relationships with business partners in the delivery channels e.g. Retail, Private Bank, Corporate etc. to identify new investment needs for each client segment.
  • Present and explain new products to wealth managers / distribution channels and participate in client meetings.
  • Develop and present in-depth analysis of targeted investments that support the investment team in evaluating the opportunity at hand.
  • Present and explain new product structure to wealth managers / distribution channels and participate in the client meetings and calls if needed.
  • Gather detailed internal and external feedback in the investment opportunity and implement necessary actions to ensure alignment with investor's needs.
  • 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.
  • Obtain proper approvals of assigned products/funds, including product development committee, regulator, Compliance, Shariah board, Risk, and Legal.
  • 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.

Employee Profile:

Experience and Skills
  • A minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience in investment banking / alternatives. Must have exposure to international banking best practices.
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Possess excellent communications skills and an in-depth 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.

Educational Background
  • A tertiary level qualification from an internationally recognized institution.
  • CFA or similar qualification is plus.

Language Requirements
  • Fluent in English. Arabic or other languages are a plus.

Staff Reports:
  • None

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.

Performance Measurement Criteria (KPIs):
  • Quality of analytical and reports presented.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the company's products and services.
  • Launch of new products.
  • Timely delivery of assigned tasks.
  • Complete regulatory requirements & reporting.
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