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Ref: HP350-7981

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Lead and execute the firm's MENA private equity strategy with a focus on KSA. Oversee all aspects of the investment process, from sourcing deals to portfolio management, while mentoring a team and driving superior returns.

Client Details

This well-established investment firm is a leader in the MENA region, recognised for its commitment to responsible investment practices and a strong track record of identifying and developing high-growth companies.

Description

* Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement the firm's private equity investment strategy, ensuring alignment with responsible investment principles and overall investment goals.
* Deal Origination & Sourcing: Identify and source compelling investment opportunities across the MENA region, leveraging a strong network and market knowledge.
* Deal Execution & Management: Oversee the entire deal execution process, including structuring transactions, leading negotiations, managing due diligence, and overseeing closing.
* Portfolio Management: Manage and oversee the firm's private equity portfolio, driving superior returns and value creation for portfolio companies.
* Team Leadership & Mentorship: Lead and mentor a team of investment professionals, fostering their professional development and building a high-performing team culture.
* Investor Relations: Maintain and build strong relationships with investors, keeping them informed of investment activities and performance.
* Market Expertise: Stay abreast of current market trends, regulations, and developments within the private equity landscape and the KSA region.

Job Offer

* Shape the Future & Responsible Investing: Lead the development and execution of a private equity strategy that prioritises responsible investment practices alongside strong financial returns. This allows you to make a positive impact while achieving exceptional results.
* Leadership & Team Development: Build and lead a high-performing team in a dynamic and collaborative environment. This fosters your leadership skills while mentoring future private equity leaders.
* Strategic Impact & Growth: Play a pivotal role in shaping the firm's private equity investment strategy and driving the success of the entire portfolio. This offers significant influence and the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the firm's future growth.

Requirements:

* Proven Private Equity Leader: 8+ years of experience with a demonstrably successful track record in private equity deal origination, execution, portfolio management, and leadership.
* Strategic Visionary: A strong leader with the ability to develop and implement a compelling private equity investment strategy aligned with the firm's overall objectives.
* Deal-Making Expertise: Proven ability to source, structure, negotiate, and close complex investment transactions across the MENA region.
* Team Leader & Mentor: An inspiring and motivating leader who fosters a collaborative and high-performing team environment, while effectively mentoring and developing junior talent.
* Investment Acumen: Deep understanding of the MENA investment landscape, market trends, risk assessment, and value creation strategies for portfolio companies.
* Exceptional Communicator: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with investors, portfolio companies, industry leaders, and internal teams.
* Network Builder: Adept at building and maintaining a strong network of contacts within the private equity and MENA business communities.
* Results-Oriented: A passionate leader with a strong focus on driving superior returns and exceeding investment goals. (CFA, MBA - as a plus)

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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