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Global Markets Investment Head

Non-disclosed Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted 17 days ago Permanent AED80k - AED120k
The HEAD OF GM INVESTMENTS is responsible for overseeing the organization's investment portfolio, ensuring it aligns with the organization's financial goals and risk tolerance. They provide strategic leadership to achieve optimal returns while managing risks
  • Investment Strategy: Develop, implement, and continually refine the organization's investment strategy. This includes determining asset allocation, investment selection, and risk management strategies.
  • Portfolio Management: Oversee the day-to-day management of the investment portfolio, including selecting and monitoring specific investments, funds, or asset classes.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate investment risks. Ensure that risk levels are within the organization's predefined risk tolerance.
  • Asset Allocation: Determine the appropriate mix of asset classes (e.g., stocks, bonds, real estate, alternatives) to achieve the organization's financial objectives.
  • Research and Analysis: Stay informed about financial markets, economic trends, and investment opportunities. Conduct research and analysis to identify investment prospects.
  • Due Diligence: Perform due diligence on potential investments, assess their suitability, and evaluate their financial health and potential returns.
  • Compliance and Regulation: Ensure that all investments and investment activities comply with relevant laws and regulations. Keep abreast of changing regulatory requirements.
  • Reporting: Provide regular reports to senior management, the board of directors, and other stakeholders on the performance of the investment portfolio. Explain investment strategies, risks, and outcomes clearly.
  • Team Leadership: Build and lead a team of investment professionals, including portfolio managers, analysts, and support staff. Foster teamwork and a culture of excellence.
  • Asset Preservation: Safeguard the organization's assets by making sound investment decisions and managing risks effectively. Implement strategies to protect against potential losses.
  • Performance Evaluation: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and benchmarks to assess the performance of the investment portfolio. Make adjustments to strategies as needed.
  • Stakeholder Relations: Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, including clients, partners, and investment advisors. Provide guidance and insights to clients regarding investment strategies and market conditions.
  • Strategic Planning: Contribute to the organization's strategic planning by providing input on financial goals and objectives. Align investment strategies with the broader strategic direction of the organization.
  • Ethical and Responsible Investing: In some cases, HEAD OF GM INVESTMENTSs are responsible for incorporating ethical, sustainable, or responsible investment principles into the organization's portfolio, aligning investments with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria.

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