Research Manager/ FDD Manager - Natural Resources - Abu Dhabi

International Permanent
  • Opportunity to be part of a top firm
  • Excellent Career Progression & Benefits

About Our Client

The firm is headquartered in the UAE and specialises in natural resources.

Job Description

  • Conduct thorough financial due diligence on projects related to energy transition and natural resources, analysing financial statements, cost structures, and revenue projections to assess investment potential and risks
  • Identify and evaluate financial risks specific to the energy transition and natural resources, such as commodity price fluctuations, regulatory changes, and environmental considerations, to inform strategic decision-making and risk mitigation strategies
  • Develop and maintain sophisticated financial models tailored to energy transition and natural resources, incorporating variables such as resource extraction costs, market demand dynamics, and sustainability factors to assess project economics and financial feasibility
  • Provide strategic guidance and recommendations based on financial analysis and due diligence findings, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to optimize resource allocation, project prioritization, and long-term financial sustainability
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations summarizing financial due diligence findings, key risk factors, and investment opportunities for internal stakeholders and potential investors, ensuring transparency and alignment with strategic objectives
  • Lead the financial due diligence process, coordinating with technical experts, legal counsel, and external advisors to streamline workflows, meet deadlines, and facilitate informed decision-making by senior management
  • Stay informed about relevant financial regulations, accounting standards, and environmental regulations impacting the industry, ensuring compliance and adherence to ethical and sustainable practices throughout project evaluation and execution
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in energy transition and natural resources, and sustainable finance, proactively identifying opportunities for process optimisation, innovation, and strategic partnerships to enhance our competitive advantage and drive long-term value creation

The Successful Applicant

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related field required.
  • A master's degree or specialized certification in Sustainable Finance or Energy Economics could be advantageous
  • 4-8 years of experience in financial analysis, due diligence, or investment banking, with a focus on upstream natural resources projects
  • Knowledge of and experience in working on all 3 cash flow models
  • Demonstrated understanding of energy transition and natural resources, including knowledge of the upstream domain
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, with proficiency in financial modelling, data interpretation, and risk assessment methodologies tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities of the industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex financial concepts and insights clearly and persuasively to all stakeholders
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to anticipate market trends, assess competitive landscapes, and identify strategic growth opportunities
  • Proven leadership abilities, with experience in leading teams, fostering collaboration, and driving results in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

What's on Offer

Excellent Career Progression & Benefits

Excellent exposure

Contact
Asma Siddiqui
Quote job ref
JN-032024-6352759

Job summary

Sector
Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions
Industry
Financial Services
Location
International
Job Type:
Permanent
Consultant name
Asma Siddiqui
Job Reference
JN-032024-6352759