Head of Investment Banking

Gulf Connexions
Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP692-1222
Gulf Connexions

The Role


The Role


Our client is a leading local bank in Saudi Arabia that is currently seeking a new Head of Investment Banking to join its dynamic team in Riyadh. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and dominant Bank in the region as it focuses on IB transactions across ECM, DCM and Advisory.

Responsibilities:
• Meet performance targets and objectives as provided by the CEO in Saudi Arabia.
• Provide reports such as transaction updates, marketing activity and so on as required.
• Lead deal teams to fully transact ECM, advisory, or other investment banking transactions.
• Manage the distribution or fund-raising process, as needed, for any debt or equity transactions.
• Be a primary originator for investment banking transactions with a client focus in the mid to high cap market segment.
• Develop and implement the business plan for the Investment Banking department including development of strategies, client segmentation, marketing plans and execution criteria.
• Ensure that all proper documentation is completed, consistent with CMA and global investment banking standards, including the proper completion of any Prospectuses, Private Placement Memorandums, Subscription Agreements, regulatory filings, and completion of closing books.

Requirements


Requirements


• Preferably a post graduate degree/designation (CFA/MBA).
• Minimum 10 years progressive positions in investment banking with minimum 25-transaction deal sheet leading transactions.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in the GCC, preferably in Saudi Arabia.
• Must have proven experience as both an originator and an executor of investment banking transactions.
• Excellent execution, leadership and relationship management skills.
• Arabic speaker strongly preferred.

Candidates who qualify for this position may apply online. Please upload your CV in MS Word Document format.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Company


About the Company


Gulf Connexions Group is the region’s leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region's leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.
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