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VC Manager @ Flat6Labs in Cairo, Egypt

We are looking to hire an Investment Manager at Flat6Labs Central who will be responsible for managing existing investment portfolio with fundraising, networking, general business support and others; support to Investment Teams in all Flat6Labs locations; oversight on corporate governance of all Flat6Labs locations; maintain active relationships with local, regional and global investors; support on fundraising of for the Flat6Labs locations; and support on business development opportunities for Flat6Labs.

Main Responsibilities

1. Portfolio Management

 

  • Arrange meetings and follow up with existing portfolio companies and ensure that they submit their status report periodically.
  • Communicate and report the status of the portfolio to the board, investors and different stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain a network of potential local and international investors who would invest in the startup companies
  • Help companies secure follow-on funding through direct contacts and referrals.
  • Support portfolio companies towards creating growth and smooth business operations.
  • Guide portfolio companies towards potential investment exits.
  • Assist in the process of due diligence, structuring and negotiation of transactions between startup companies and investors when needed.
  • Supervise the legal process of startup companies incorporation and other related legalities.
  • Maintain smooth communication channels between the companies, lawyers and regulatory authorities when needed.

 

2. Investor Relations Management

 

  • Build and maintain a database of potential investors’ profiles, information and contacts, as well as information about the size of their funds
  • Manage the fundraising process for Flat6Labs portfolio companies, and generating reports about prospect deals and negotiated terms
  • Assist in and facilitate the due diligence process on Flat6Labs companies for potential investors
  • Manage the portfolio of Flat6Labs, including: maintaining and generating periodical reports on their business and financial position and disseminating these reports to different stakeholders.
  • Assist in calculation of relevant return measures such as return on equity, pay-back period, and IRR for both forecasts and historical results
  • Build and maintain a database of equity distribution and movement within each of the startups companies
  • Interface with companies’ CEO’s to complete annual capital and operations budget, including a forecasts of projected monthly and quarterly cash flow requirement
  • Supervise the legal process of funds transfer, stock exchange and drafting legal agreements with different investors.

 

3. Support and Oversight to Flat6Labs Regional Locations

 

  • Regular meetings with Investment Teams of different Flat6Labs locations to discuss local portfolios and potential support.
  • Support to local Investment Teams on corporate governance pertaining to local funds
  • Creation of investment templates to support local Investment Teams; also creation of platform to allow for synergies across locations and to harness the Flat6Labs regional presence.
  • Developing different tools to facilitate portfolio reporting and communication tools across all Flat6Labs Locations
  • Liaising with all local Investment Teams to engage on how Flat6Labs Central can provide value-add
  • Representation on Investment Committees

 

4. Business Development & Corporate Governance

 

  • Opening new locations/Structuring of new funds: drafting of required legal documents, creation of investment decks, fundraising roadshows, forging of new partnerships.
  • Managing new business in Cairo
  • Reporting to Flat6Labs Board

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

• A least 5 years of experience in venture capital, private equity or investment banking.

• Major in finance/business/economic studies.

• Excellent English language skills.

• Financial modeling and budgeting skills.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Strong project management and organizational skills.

• Excellent technical understanding for financial software packages like Microsoft Excel, etc..

• Proactive and highly organized, with strong time management and planning skills.

• Attention to detail and an ability to multi-task.

 

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

March 16, 2018 at 3:54 am