Investment Risk Director

International Permanent
  • Ambitious and large Technology related company in Saudi Arabia
  • Opportunity to be part of the long-term growth and development of esports

About Our Client

Our client focuses on the technology sector and, more specifically, egaming. They are focused on driving the long term growth and development of esports and the games industry globally.

Job Description

  • Develop an Investment Risk Policy and Procedure.
  • Develop a checklist and due diligence requirements from a risk perspective.
  • Due diligence of new Fund Managers or other third parties / consultants.
  • New Investments:

    Participate in the due diligence process (financial, operational, commercial, tax and legal) for any new investments.

    Challenges the Base case from the Investment Team and the valuation's assumptions.

    Work closely with the Investment Team during the new investment process (including developing mitigation strategies for the deals' critical risks).

    Prepare a Risk Memo for the Investment Committee and defend the risk case.

  • Portfolio Monitoring:

    Continuous oversight of risk profile of the different investments and investment portfolio.

    Define and develop risk assessment and quantification methodologies (e.g. Risk Scoring, Value at Risk) for the investment portfolio.

    Establish a solid relationship with the Investment Team and the portfolio companies and a data/ indicator gathering mechanism.

    In line with the Finance valuation process, review the valuation of the portfolio companies and provide an independent view on these.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be strong in Investment Risk with a strong understanding of M&A activities within the technology/egaming sector. Strong leadership skills and management skills are required. At least 10 year's of progressive experience within investment risk at a senior level. Master's degree is preferred. Additional qualification preference includes CFA / CAIA / FRM.

What's on Offer

This is an opportunity to advance within this market leader. A competitive remuneration package with associated/industry related benefits is on offer.

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