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Operating Partner, Portfolio Management/Fintech/ME PE Fund, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

9925 /14E

Our client, a well-respected sovereign wealth fund (SWF) based in the Middle East, has a new position for an Operating Partner. You will have the opportunity to further the fund’s presence in the fintech industry by playing a pivotal role in the management of its portfolio of fintech companies. Our client seeks a seasoned professional with ample P&L experience in leading and transforming companies in the fintech sector. The ideal candidate has 20 years of experience, garnered while working in portfolio management at a global private equity firm, in a prestigious consulting firm or as a C-suite executive in a fintech firm. You will join a team of top tier professionals managing a multi-sector portfolio. The SWF invests primarily in Saudi Arabia and across the Middle Eastern region.


  • Play a pro-active role with senior management of fintech firms in the fund’s portfolio to further expansion of operations and markets
  • Spearhead change and transform companies into agile market leaders and competitors in core markets in the Middle East
  • Strengthen P&L management
  • Promote innovative strategies and processes to streamline operations
  • Provide credible transformational insights to the senior management team


  • Seasoned PE professional, consultant or senior executive in the fintech industry with solid experience in P&L management
  • Experience in leading transformation in acquired businesses
  • Hands-on experience in foreseeing change, agile in adopting new technologies and using data-driven analyses to create new products and strategies, ability to adapt, align and integrate changes and opportunities to further growth and expansion of  portfolio companies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to coach and influence CEOs of portfolio companies
  • Visionary with a passion to foster innovation; pro-active in helping portfolio companies to become market leaders
  • Natural leader; wins respect among C-suite executives in portfolio companies
  • Takes accountability for results and influences with sound judgement, credibility and high humility

Middle East
Private Equity, PE Backed Business


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