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Senior Investment Manager

Chalhoub Group
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

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For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

We are looking for a bright, self-motivated investment professional with a passion for the luxury fashion and beauty industries to help originate, execute, and manage early stage, high-growth equity investments as part of the Chalhoub Group's investment team. The successful candidate will work closely with key senior stakeholders across the Chalhoub Group to help apply the Group's investment strategy, set and execute screening methodologies, lead rigorous investment due diligence, execute transactions, and provide guidance, advice, and support to portfolio companies. You must have several years of formative experience in growth investing as an investment professional, be a team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a deep curiosity for cutting-edge technology and innovative business models as it relates to the luxury fashion and beauty industries.

Job Responsibilities

- Examine and assess venture investment and technology trends, research reports, public filings and various other indicators and factors to determine suitable application of investment strategy.
- Manage and monitor existing investments, working closely with portfolio company management teams to ensure successful execution of business plans, sharing of best practices, and strict governance controls.
- Conduct due diligence and support the total process for new investments (e.g., screen new opportunities, build financial models, prepare investment memos, analyze legal documents, manage service providers).
- Compile periodic performance data and perform portfolio analysis, valuation, and benchmarking.
- Prepare quarterly and annual reporting documents.
- Ensure all investments comply with policies and procedures.
- Build external networks with investors, advisors, and industry professionals to support deal sourcing.
- Establish and nurture internal networks across the greater company to ensure successful investments that deliver long-term value creation to the Chalhoub Group.

What you'll need to succeed

- Outstanding academics from a top tier university. Bachelor's degree or MBA in finance, economics, or a scientific or quantitative field.
- CFA certification a plus
- 5-7 years of relevant work experience in a Venture Capital ecosystem
- Experience working as an investment analyst
- Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.



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