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Investment Manager

Job title: Investment Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Bahrain
Function: Banking
Industry: Renewable Energy
Start Date: 15/07/2019
Reference: 30176
Contact name: Joseph Edlin
Contact email: joe@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Formative Search are partnered with a leading Asset Management company with extensive experience in the Energy & Infrastructure sectors globally. This company has shareholders and investors from Sovereign Institutions and are active within Energy, Power, Transport & Logistics, Telecoms, Water, Waste and Social Infrastructure.

We are supporting the hiring of an Investment Manager which can be based in either Bahrain or Asia. The successful candidate will have an existing knowledge of the Renewable Energy & Power markets in Asia, and experience in the Origination and Execution of transactions in the region. The investment Manager will have support from the team in Bahrain but will be able to work independently to build the companies presence in Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Originate and Lead transactions in Power and Renewable Energy - Asia

  • Source and Assess Investment Opportunities

  • Monitor Investment and Write Investment Recommendations

  • Evaluate the exit strategy

  • Monitor and review analysts and associates’ work


  • Develop a network of contacts through deal negotiations, due diligence activities

  • Attend industry conferences and fund sponsor meetings

  • Utilize network to identify investment opportunities that meet the criteria of the fund within its mandate

  • Identify new relationships and attend forums and conferences to build on existing network

  • Develop expertise in specific industry sectors and keep updated with market deals.

  • Appraise investment opportunities including conducting quantitative and qualitative due diligence

  • Analyse historical financial statements and create detailed financial models to assess the viability and optimal structure of an investment

  • Interpret the results of financial models and make appropriate recommendations to Investment Directors

  • Participate in the negotiation of deals and details of the terms of the deal.

  • From inception of the investment, monitor the progress of the investment in liaison with investment companies.

  • Perform various tasks related to the monitoring of investments, market research, internal requests and marketing efforts

  • Update senior management on significant events

  • Support the less experienced team members in negotiations, execution, and writing investment recommendations and general support to the team.

  • Write and/or review due diligence findings in a report

  • Evaluate exit strategy options, identify the best option, if applicable assess various buyers; if the exit strategy is through an IPO, ensure the requirements of an IPO are met.

  • Take the initiative to go to market including an investment bank or intermediary and identify the right advisors, agree on the terms and implement the exit strategy.


  • MBA in finance/CFA or relevant  qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience in same profile#

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Dynamic/innovative and visionary

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