Job Purpose The Investment Analyst is a junior research/support position that provides technical support for the Investment Department Job Description Actively source, review, analyze, compare and perform in depth market research, deal analysis and due diligence on new investment opportunities (funds, direct or co-investments) suitable to the Private & Public Investment portfolio (in UAE, USA, Oceania and India) Conduct comprehensive due diligence of investment opportunities (especially in the real estate space) in public and private (including venture, seed and early growth companies) sectors. Develop suitable financial models of the targeted investments and prepare critical analysis and reports. Develop and present in depth analysis of targeted investments that support the investment team in evaluating the opportunity at hand. Understand and stay current on market conditions, new investment products or strategies, best practices in portfolio management and apply such understanding to the managed funds. Assist in structuring and developing new products and opportunities that support the team in achieving the investment targets. In conjunction with Legal and Compliance, review, develop, scrutinize and suggest improvements to legal documents, in order to ensure full compliance with local and offshore jurisdictions and avoid associated risks. Assist in obtaining proper approvals of assigned products/funds. Support the private equity platform by providing required documentation and develop the marketing materials. Participate in road shows, workshops, conferences etc. to increase knowledge of the marketplace. Undertake adhoc tasks related to the role as directed by line manager. Requirements Qualifications required: A graduate qualification from an internationally recognised institution. CFA or similar qualification is plus. Work experience within the financial services industry is a must 2 to 4 years of experience in investment banking or private equity in the Middle East. Must have exposure to private equity best practices. Strong financial modeling skills. Possess excellent communications skills and good knowledge of the private equity/alternative assets products and services. Outstanding mathematical and analytical skills.