Manager New Ventures

Date: 11 Jun 2024

Location: Karachi, PK

Company: KE

Our employees are our company's greatest asset - they are our real competitive advantage. We possesse immense power of innovation, immagination and a desire to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission.


Corporate Strategy is the function responsible for strategic decisions to grow and restructure the business, establish strategic partnerships, and achieve organizational excellence

Our team is responsible for creating and executing strategies that will improve the financial and operating performance of the company and enable the company to outperform its competitors

Within the Corporate Strategy umbrella falls the New Ventures vertical which is responsible for planning, investing, and managing new strategic and non-strategic business opportunities, to create long term value for KE and its shareholders.


Area of Responsibilities

Working closely with the Deputy General Manager New Ventures, you will be responsible for:

• Developing robust long-term strategic growth roadmaps around both organic and inorganic growth

• Assist in developing our long-term growth strategy and multi-year business plan

• Analyze and appraise all aspects of new investment proposals (debt and or equity) including financial, operational, commercial, legal, corporate governance, and environmental and social sustainability elements; and prepare investment recommendations where appropriate

• Actively participate in the structuring, negotiating and execution of investments in a lead or supporting role

• Identify, evaluate and progress strategic partnering opportunities

• Prepare investment review materials and presentation to board/committee to obtain approval.

• Build and maintain strong relationships with global and local private businesses, banking and multilateral partners to source and develop specific investment opportunities

• Coordinate all funding and investing activities for new projects and oversee execution

• Manage the portfolio of strategic investments and joint ventures

• Develop and train the New Ventures team’s junior member


Experience and Education Required

To be successful in this role you should have a combination of the below knowledge, skills, and experience:

• MBA or equivalent qualification with specialization in finance

• At least 7+ years of working experience in finance with a proven track-record of supporting the origination process, structuring, and closing investments

• Strong financial skills; proven ability to structure a variety of financial instruments (debt and equity)

• Advance Excel (Financial modelling), MS word & PPT skills (IM writing, preparing pitch decks etc.)

• Experience in Corporate Development/Strategy or M&A (highly preferred); we will also consider a background within PE or Investment Banking

• Project management skills and demonstrable ability to work with cross-functional teams and develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders

• The ability to oversee multiple simultaneous high-priority projects

• Great analytical skills to simplify and solve complex challenges

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

• Strong inter-personal skills, ability to interact effectively with colleagues from various backgrounds

KE provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.