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Investment Director

Anthem Asia - Expires on May 29, 2018
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Myanmar
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 8+ years
  • Open to local
Function
Sales / Business Development
Job Category
Business Services / Consulting
Salary
Not specified

Job Description

Myanmar, is seeking an Investment Director to play a key role in the Anthem Asia Myanmar SME Venture Fund. The fund focuses on providing growth and expansion capital to Myanmar-based firms keen to establish themselves as market leaders. The fund follows a “finance-first with implied impact” philosophy. This is an excellent opportunity for an emerging-market investment professional to establish his or her reputation in Asia’s most exciting new market. This key position requires someone with energy, commitment and a willingness to handle the professional and personal challenges of being part of a small team in a “frontier market”.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing analysts and associate teams;
  • Sourcing/originating deals; managing market studies; modelling and valuation of investment opportunities; presenting to investment committee;
  • Managing commercial and other due diligence, structuring and negotiations;
  • Monitoring post-execution, devising and managing ways to improve operations and value;
  • Representing Anthem Asia on boards of investee companies;
  • Providing industry insights and latest trends to help Anthem Asia make sound investment decisions;
  • Deputizing for senior Anthem Asia leaders to ensure day-to-day issues are handled effectively; 
  • Deputizing for senior Anthem Asia leaders in investor relations; and
  • Deputizing for senior Anthem Asia leaders to attend events and meetings and present Anthem Asia professionally.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Experience
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience in a PE, venture capital, M&A, corporate finance or investment setting, preferably with experience gained working outside of Myanmar, including 2-3 years’ supervising/leading teams such as analysts and associates;
  • Experience desirable in one or more of the following sectors: consumer, business services, agri-business, F&B, education and training, healthcare, travel and tourism, entertainment services;
  • Experience of the full life cycle of a deal from sourcing/origination to analysis to due diligence to negotiating terms, the closing, monitoring and exit;
  • An understanding of the importance of providing on-going operational guidance and mentoring to the management of investee companies;
  • Proven analytical capabilities as well a flexible mind set to see solutions in a fast-changing investment environment;
  • A commitment to best practices in transparency and good corporate governance and to the UN Principle of Responsible Investment;
  • Bachelors’ degree in a business-, finance-, economics-related field or equivalent experience; a graduate degree would be an advantage;
  • Native written and spoken Myanmar language;
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English;
  • Cross cultural communications skills;
  • Strong communication skills in areas such as negotiations and influence and consensus building involving either internal or external stakeholders and audiences, representing an organization in public settings including presentations, conferences and media interviews;
  • Highly entrepreneurial, passion for knowledge, drive for excellence, business savvy, creative, high integrity, flexible, professional maturity;
  • A strong desire to work closely with entrepreneurs;
  • A team-oriented approach and an ability to interact productively within a diverse small company environment;
  • The ability to work independently and to meet deadlines; and
  •  A sense of humour for when things don’t go the way they are planned

About the recruiter

Anthem Asia

We are an independent investment and advisory group building sustainable businesses in Myanmar. Our Myanmar-based team delivers a unique blend of capital, advice and expertise. We’re investing in ...

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