Position:††††††††††††††††††††† Investment Associate Ė Emerging Sector


Reporting Line:†††††††††† Investment Director


Code:††††††††††††††††††††††††† JD-IN-INAS-ES




Oman Investment Fund was founded in 2006 by the Government of Oman. The Fund is based in Muscat and is considered the first government direct investment fund in Oman. The fund is governed by a board of directors and an executive committee.


OIF has a broad investment mandate to invest directly in virtually all industries both within the Sultanate and overseas. Since inception, OIF has made several investments in private equity as well as listed companies and has developed and currently concluding a strong list of potential investments. Industries have included banking, media, energy, infrastructure, telecommunications as well as real estate.


OIF cultivates a thriving entrepreneurial environment seeking to maximize return to investors through attracting high calibre, experienced, well qualified, investment professionals to deliver its growth potential.



Key Responsibilities


The Investment Associate will be responsible for analyzing, executing and monitoring direct investment transactions.The key responsibilities of the Investment Executive are:


  • Screening investment opportunities and preparing summary and preliminary reviews to determine whether to proceed to a full review.


  • Analysing the industries and the market position of investment opportunities and provide reports as to the attractiveness of the opportunities.


  • Creating valuation models and provide valuation input for each investment opportunity.


  • Creating financial models to assess the potential returns of each investment opportunity.


  • Liaising and coordinating external due diligence with specialized advisors.


  • Coordinating internally and externally to ensure successful completion of each approved transaction and the execution of all required documentation.


  • Preparing reports, based on research undertaken to identify countries/industries offering attractive investment opportunities and determining the optimum approach to be adopted.


  • Undertaking ongoing monitoring of portfolio companies, including the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports on each portfolio company for internal purposes.


  • Assessing exit opportunities for the Fundís investments.


Profile and Requirements



  • Bachelorís Degree of Finance/Accounting/ or Business Administration


  • 6 years of work experience.


  • Ideally direct private equity experience, including participation in the different stages of the private equity investment process. A direct experience in real-estate investments and development is a strong differentiator.


  • Excellent technical skills including analytical and financial modelling skills gained form their work experience.


  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills plus fluency in at least one other major language useful for investment purposes.


  • Ability to adapt easily to live in a different cultural environment.


  • Ability to work in a structured manner in time-critical situations with short deadlines.


  • Ability to multi-task numerous issues simultaneously.



To apply, please send your CV to and quote in the subject the Job Code (JD-IN-INAS-ES) in no later than 18/02/2018