Investment & Strategy Director - Transport & Logistics

Negotiable

SR155

Abu Dhabi

Strategy



Our client is a leading investment firm in the UAE that owns stakes in various companies and manages a globally diversified portfolio. We are looking for an Investment & Strategy Director to support board members to oversee strategy, budgeting, risk, and M&A initiatives in the portfolio companies.


The Role:

This position is responsible for managing the value of the investments in the Transport & Logistics sector, initiating and managing transformation and growth initiatives of the portfolio companies, and evaluating new investment opportunities.


Responsibilities:

- Identify portfolio company value creation opportunities through value creation plans and key interface with portfolio companies' Board & Executives
- Identify portfolio company synergies and oversee the implementation
- Monitor asset performance through regular performance review
- Ensure that companies are on track according to plan and identify, mitigate and escalate potential issues
- Drive decision on implications of hold/sell for asset
- Develop sector strategies/points of view on the sector, observing latest relevant trends/investable themes
- Execute on deal transactions in collaboration with M&A team
- Provides and coordinates information and reporting requested by CEO and CIOs


Requirements:

- Masters degree in Economics, STEM, Finance or other relevant fields
- 15 years in sector experience in investment/consulting (Transport, Logistics, e-Commerce, Postal)
- Demonstrated experience and success in M&A
- Experience in top tier Management Consulting companies
- Portfolio company management, analysing and managing a number of portfolio companies
- Experience driving change through digital transformation

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