Job Specification

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Summary

  • Location: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Job Role: Investment Director
  • Reporting line: Chief Investment Officer (CIO)
  • Preferred nationality: KSA Nationals only

The Company

Our client is a fully owned subsidiary of one of the largest companies globally.  Operating within VC, the company was established to encourage entrepreneurship within the Kingdom, investing in promising start-ups across various verticals.



Associates are an important support role within the investment team, assisting other senior members in all aspects of investment circle and portfolio management. Associates are an externally-facing position, which may represent the firm in various occasions.


  • Origination (deal sourcing and screening)
  • Execution support (due diligence and investment analysis)
  • Closing support
  • Portfolio management support
  • Fund operations


  • Assist in growing and managing a portfolio of venture investment
  • Develop and maintain insights and knowledge of verticals and consumer trends
  • Contribute to the firm’s organization and operation
  • Contribute to the brand recognition of the firm, maintain relationships with entrepreneur community, advisors and relevant partners


Investment Managers

Chief Invesment Officer


Origination (deal sourcing and screening):

  • Create investment pipelines by attending events, workshops, conferences or using internal databases, web research and proprietary network
  • Lead the initial screening of startup leads
  • Run pre-investment meetings with potential startups, producing meeting summaries.

Execution support (due diligence and investment analysis):

  • Write related investment memos
  • Support Investment Managers in due diligence, business plan review, legal review etc. to assess investment opportunities
  • Lead analysts to conducting comprehensive market research, industry analysis, competitive landscape analysis, financial modelling, return analysis

Deal closing:

  • Support Investment Managers in deal structuring, term sheet drafting, and negotiation
  • Support in documentation of investment agreement
  • Portfolio management support
  • Monitor on-going performance metrics and milestones of existing portfolio companies
  • Prepare for and run monthly investor meetings with portfolio company management
  • When applicable, support senior members of the firm and portfolio management in formulating business strategy, marketing strategy, recruiting, business development, partnership, value-enhancing initiatives, fundraising, exiting etc.

Fund operations:

  • Manage and update internal databases
  • Monitor prospects and deal pipeline on an on-going basis,
  • Support senior members of the firm in fund administration and marketing
  • Represent the VC firm in workshops, events, meetings and conferences etc.
  • Recruit, train and mentor interns and analysts



  • At least 3-4 years of transactional deal experience in venture capital, private equity, or investment banking
  • Relevant and strong academic record from a top tier educational institution
  • MBA preferred


  • Strong financial and analytical skills and proficiency in spreadsheet modelling
  • Excellent work ethic and professional demeanour
  • Strong information gathering and market research skills
  • Commercial acumen and strategic thinking
  • Highly resourceful, organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-starter, pro-active ability to initiate projects and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build relationships, influence and collaborate
  • Strong interest in working with ambitious entrepreneurs and an ability to foster creativity, communication and synergies between partners and companies
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Technical knowledge in specific sectors is a plus

Interested candidates please send your CV and contact details to referencing ‘Investment Associate’ in the subject line.