Inward Investment Officer Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Accounting & Finance   Abu Dhabi   45 views Reference: 37255
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The Inward Investment Officer is responsible for supporting the investment team to secure investment into the UK from Foreign Direct Investors (FDI) and supporting engagement with venture capital investors. This will include working with family offices, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), venture capital funds, free zones, accelerators and UAE companies looking to expand their business into the UK. The jobholder is also responsible for promoting the UK as a wider inward investment destination.

The successful candidate will be an integral member of a three-person investment team, reporting to the UAE Investment Advisor and supporting the day-to-day work of the Office for Investment Regional Director.

The jobholder will also work closely with investment team members across 11 countries in the Middle East and Pakistan (MEaP) region, though most closely with teams in the GCC, as well as a range of local partners and stakeholders. The jobholder will also form a strong network with DBT’s London-based Investment Services Team (IST), Venture Capital and Capital Investment Teams, and other key UK government departments, including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), as well as the economic development agencies from the Devolved Administrative regions (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Company Description
We support international investment into the UK and UK businesses to grow and export, creating jobs and opportunities across the country.