Strategic Asset Consultant - 6 mths contract

Posted Date 4 months ago
Location Abu Dhabi
Discipline Business Consultancy
Job Reference 30807
Salary 0.0

The Strategy Consultant is supporting the sector head to oversee strategy, projects, budgeting, risk, talent, compensation, and M&A initiatives in our portfolio companies. The position is also responsible for managing the value of our investments in the sector, initiating, and managing transformation initiatives at our portfolio companies, evaluating new investment opportunities


Must have significant experience from transport, logistics, postal etc. if possible. Or someone with broad experience in more than 2-3 sectors

Candidate needs to be both strategic as well as transaction, and handle projects single handed


Responsibilities and duties


  • Support the Director to drive / optimize value creation in portfolio companies.

·      Identify portfolio company value creation opportunities through consistently refreshed shareholder opinions / value creation plans

·      Act as key interface in relationship with portfolio companies (Board / exec team) to drive value creation plans to execution

·      Ensure CLIENT decision rights (according to DoA) are executed 

·      Identify portfolio company synergies and oversee implementation


  • Regularly monitor asset performance and mitigate potential issues
  • Conduct regular performance review of portfolio companies

·      Ensure that companies are on track vs. plan on key topics

·      Identify, mitigate and escalate potential issues

Drive decision on implications of hold / sell for asset


  • Research and assist Director to develop sector strategies & detailed sector screens

·      Develop sector strategies / CLIENT point of view on sector and on latest relevant trends / investable themes

·      Develop detailed sector screens to identify most attractive opportunities for investment


  • Coordinate with M&A on deal origination for new strategic investments  

·      Engage with sector ecosystem and build strong network with relevant stakeholders

·      Execute on deal transactions in collaboration with M&A team; heavily contribute on all sector specific / commercial topics (e.g., commercial diligence)


  • Supervise the Associates in their work on supporting all deal executions
  • Support other cross-sector projects as required by the Chief Strategic Assets Officer