Business Development Manager - Investment Fund (Switzerland)

  • Job Reference: 00000077-1
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Capital Haus
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  • Location: Dubai
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Attractive Package
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent, Temporary

Job Description

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Investment Fund (Switzerland)

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Job Summary:

Capital Haus is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Business Development Manager to join our team in Dubai. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in developing and implementing strategic initiatives to attract and secure investments for our Swiss investment fund. This role demands a proactive individual with a proven track record in business development and investor relations within high-stakes environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Initiative Development: Formulate and execute comprehensive business development strategies to attract investments for our Swiss investment fund.
  2. Investor Acquisition: Identify, engage, and secure a diverse range of potential investors, including institutional investors, high net worth individuals, private equity firms, and venture capitalists.
  3. Relationship Management: Develop and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential investors, ensuring they are well-informed about our funds activities, financial performance, and growth prospects.
  4. Market Research: Conduct in-depth market research and analysis to identify emerging investment opportunities, trends, and potential sources of capital in Switzerland.
  5. Investment Proposals: Create compelling investment proposals, pitch decks, and presentations designed to attract potential investors and secure funding.
  6. Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams, including finance, legal, and marketing, to ensure cohesive business development efforts and adherence to regulatory requirements.
  7. Industry Awareness: Stay updated on market trends, regulatory changes, and industry developments to identify new opportunities and mitigate potential risks.
  8. Performance Monitoring: Track and evaluate the performance of business development initiatives, providing regular reports to senior management.
  9. Networking: Actively participate in networking events, conferences, and industry forums to enhance our organisations visibility and establish key stakeholder relationships.
  10. Best Practices: Continuously seek and implement best practices and innovative approaches in business development and investor relations.


Qualifications and Skills:

  1. Educational Background: Bachelors degree in finance, business administration, economics, or a related field. A masters degree or relevant professional certifications (e.g., CFA, CAIA) is advantageous.
  2. Proven Success: Demonstrated success in business development and managing investor relations, preferably with experience in the Swiss market.
  3. Financial Acumen: Deep understanding of Switzerlands financial landscape, including regulations, capital markets, investment vehicles, and investor preferences.
  4. Analytical Skills: Proficiency in financial modeling, valuation techniques, and investment analysis.
  5. Communication: Exceptional communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely.
  6. Relationship Building: Strong relationship-building and networking abilities, with a proven capacity to establish and maintain relationships with investors and stakeholders.
  7. Analytical Prowess: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to evaluate investment opportunities and assess risks.
  8. Results-Driven: A results-oriented mindset with the capability to work under pressure and meet challenging targets and deadlines.
  9. Professional Integrity: High level of integrity and professionalism, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical standards.
  10. Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in MS Office Suite (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) and familiarity with financial software and databases.


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

  • Fund Raising: $5.0 million USD per quarter
  • Capital Raising Projects: $2.5 million USD per quarter



  • Fundraising: 1% on funds raised up to $2.5 million USD per quarter; 2% on funds raised above $2.5 million USD per quarter.


Full-Time Offering:

  • Secure $5 million USD within six months to be offered a full-time position with all employee benefits.


Additional Information:

  • For candidates residing outside the UAE, a monthly retainer will be offered.


If you are a motivated and strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to attract and secure investments, we invite you to apply for the Business Development Manager position. Join Capital Haus and contribute to the growth and success of our investment fund in Switzerland.