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VC Analyst @ Saudi Aramco in Al-Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Job description

Position descirption

Analysts are junior support members of the investment team, assisting other senior members with desk-based research and analysis, and liasion with related parties.

 

primary objectives

  • Assist in growing and managing a portfolio of venture investment
  • Develop and maintain insights and knowledge of verticals and consumer trend

 

Specific responisbilities

  • Origination support (deal sourcing and screening):
    • Create deal flow, identifying potential startups by using internal databases, web research and proprietary network
    • Conduct pre-screening of startup leads
    • Make first contact with startups through phone calls
  • Execution support (due diligence and investment analysis):
    • Support in drafting related investment memos
    • Support Associates and Investment Managers in due diligence, legal review, business plan review to evaluate investment opportunities
    • Conduct comprehensive market research, industry analysis, competitive landscape analysis, financial modeling, return analysis
  • Deal closing:
    • Support in term sheet drafting
    • Support in documentation of investment agreement
  • Portfolio management support
    • Monitor on-going performance metrics and milestones of existing portfolio companies
    • 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 oprations:
    • 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

 

Required education & Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience ideally in a related field (e.g. venture capital, private equity, entrepreneurship, investment banking, management consulting etc.)
  • Relevant and strong academic record from a top tier educational institution, advanced degrees are a plus

 

Required knowledge, skills & Abilities

  • Strong financial and analytical skills and proficiency in spreadsheet modeling
  • Excellent work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Strong information gathering and market research skills
  • Commercial acument 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 abitious entrepreneurs and an ability to foster creativity, communication and synergies between partners and companies
  • Full professional proficiency in English
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Technical knowledge in specific sectors is a plus

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

August 9, 2018 at 2:53 pm