Position:††††††††††††††††††††† Investment Manager Ė Emerging Sector


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


Ref:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† JD-IN-INM-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 Manager will be responsible for sourcing, analysing, executing and monitoring direct investment transactions.The key responsibilities of the Investment Manager are:


  • Planning development programs for Emerging Sector projects with a true differentiated value-add, creating vibrant and economically successful destinations in Oman.


  • Screening investment opportunities locally and internationally and the preparation of a summary, preliminary review to determine whether to proceed to a full review.


  • Analysing the market position of investment opportunities and providing reports as to the attractiveness of the opportunities, with clear solutions for improvement and enrichment of propositions.


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


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


  • Drawing up detailed final proposals on real-estate development and investment opportunities.


  • Liaising with and coordinating external due diligence with specialist 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.


  • Preparing quarterly reports on the Fundís direct investment portfolio, including update assessments on each investment.


  • Assessing exit opportunities for the Fundís investments.


  • Developing a network of existing and new contacts to enable the Fund to identify potential direct investment opportunities within the Sultanate of Oman and internationally.



Profile and Requirements


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in direct private equity, including a track record of having managed different stages of the private equity investment process.


  • Alternatively a minimum of 6 years of post-MBA experience split between direct private equity and industry.


  • Master of Finance/Business Administration is preferable.


  • Bachelorís Degree of Finance/Accounting/ or Business Administration



  • CFA qualification is desirable.


  • A direct experience in real-estate investments, development and destination planning is a strong differentiator.


  • Excellent analytical and financial modelling skills.Ability to grasp key transaction structuring issues.


  • 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-INM-ES) in no later than 18/02/2018