VP / Director Investments - Single Family Office

Financial Services
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Globally competitive, tax-free
19 Nov 2021
24 Nov 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Institutional FoF Asset Management
  • Direct VC experience required

About Our Client

Our client is a well-run Dubai-based Single Family Office with multi-hundred-million-dollar AUMs. They have an exceptional Principal, a institutional Investment Committee and are looking recruit a VP / Director level professional to work directly with the Principal in managing & growing the AUM.

Job Description

The role presents an opportunity to relocate to Dubai and work with a very well-educated team. Our client is trimming their fixed income portfolio and securing exposure to thematic, future sectors (AI, Robotics, etc.) as well looking to invest directly into Pre-Series A/ Series A/ B VC across Europe, the US and APAC. Any existing network within VC is therefore hugely advantageous as our client is extremely bullish on this asset class. There is also some exposure to real estate albeit by means of funds (as opposed to direct asset management), and equities fund manager selection is a requisite.The ideal candidate will have a strong technical mind-set & skills - a CFA to this extent is hugely advantageous. The candidate will bring with them best practice fund of fund & direct VC investment experience, as well as an existing network of connectivity & opportunities. Through the course of this role, they will review the current risk-return framework, existing allocation and align on allocation moving forward.

The Successful Applicant
  • Be willing & able to relocate to Dubai - our client will relocate them from London/ Hong Kong/ Singapore/ Switzerland/ North America
  • Have an institutional fund management background - ideally at a investment advisor managing funds of endowments, pension funds, UHNWIs/ SFOs/ MFOs
  • Have between 7-15 years of above experience
  • Have a strong network, track record and appetite for VC
  • Have a view on thematic equities & funds
  • Have strong financial modelling skills & acumen - a CFA is preferred
  • Be able to work well as part of a team, and able to run independently with work-streams/ investment ideas
  • Be able to demonstrate a track record managing funds
  • Have strong academic pedigree - Bachelors expected, a Masters is preferred
  • Have strong, objective thought processes

What's on Offer
  • Competitive tax-free compensation as per experience

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPJN0720212943436Z
Closing Date: 15/10/2021

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