careers

Career opportunities at Qatar Sports Investments and our portfolio companies are displayed below. Candidates that are interested in roles that are not currently available are invited to send their CV and a supporting cover letter to careers@qsi.com.qa, and we will be in touch should there be a suitable opening in the future. Thank you for your interest in working for Qatar Sports Investments.

Corporate Development Senior Manager

  • Location Doha, Qatar
  • Contract Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Organisation Qatar Sports Investments
  • Division Corporate Development

ROLE OVERVIEW

  • Grade: Senior Manager
  • Department: Corporate Development
  • Start date: April 2024

DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE

  • Support the development of a cohesive sports investment strategy – market trends, areas of interest, synergy planning, compelling investment sectors, etc.
  • Manage QSI’s investment pipeline – screening of sports investment opportunities, complementing and diversifying upon the existing portfolio of assets – evaluating their financial performance, and integration potential
  • Drive M&A process execution – valuation, due diligence, transaction negotiation, documentation, liaison with advisors and internal teams, project/ timetable management
  • Oversee the Corporate Development team’s delivery of market researchcompetitive analysis, and industry benchmarking to identify key trends and opportunities
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the sports industry and market dynamics
  • Conduct financial analysis, build detailed financial models and business plans, to support strategic and investment decisions
  • Ad-hoc strategic business support to portfolio companies, across a wide array of business, commercial and wider organizational projects
  • Servicing the Board of Directors with required executive support – research, analysis, recommendations, preparation for board meetings, etc.
  • Develop shareholder performance reporting across QSI businesses, presenting key performance indicators (financial and operational) to management regularly

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

DAY-TO-DAY

  • M&A / divestment execution
  • Investment screening and strategy
  • Servicing the board of directors
  • Strategic reviews and planning
  • Market research
  • Business support to portfolio companies
  • Performance reporting

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • University level (Bachelor), minimum degree or equivalent

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE

  • 7 to 9 years of experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, or in-house M&A / Corporate Development – end-to-end experience on an M&A experience is essential
  • A passion for sports
  • Prior experience working in sports and media is highly desirable, otherwise a demonstratable understanding of the industry

ABILITIES/SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

  • Highly desirable: Business proficiency in French, Spanish, or Portuguese
  • Mastery of financial modelling and corporate finance
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data and generate insights
  • Excellent communication and the ability to present in a precise, compelling manner, and the confidence and professionalism to represent the organisation
  • Strong project management, and strategic planning skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • The ability to maintain excellent attention to detail
  • Whilst not required, preference will be given to candidates with an in-depth understanding of sports business and related landscapes including digitalization, media, and other key topics and trends driving sports properties’ core business, supporting an ability to foresee key challenges and innovations

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV AND SUPPORTING COVER LETTER BY CLICKING ON THE BUTTON BELOW. 

Corporate Development Associate

  • Location Doha, Qatar
  • Contract Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Organisation Qatar Sports Investments
  • Division Corporate Development

ROLE OVERVIEW

  • Grade: Associate
  • Department: Corporate Development
  • Start date: April 2024

DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE

  • Support the development of a cohesive sports investment strategy – market trends, areas of interest, synergy planning, compelling investment sectors, etc.
  • Oversee QSI’s investment pipeline – screening of sports investment opportunities, complementing and diversifying upon the existing portfolio of assets – evaluating their financial performance, and integration potential
  • Conduct financial analysis, build detailed financial models and business plans, to support strategic and investment decisions
  • Service the Board of Directors with required executive support – research, analysis, recommendations, preparation for board meetings, etc.
  • Develop shareholder performance reporting across QSI businesses, presenting key performance indicators (financial and operational) to management regularly
  • Support in M&A process execution – valuation, due diligence, transaction negotiation, documentation, liaison with advisors and internal teams, project/ timetable management
  • Conduct detailed market research, competitive analysis, and industry benchmarking to identify key trends and opportunities evaluate their financial and strategic viability
  • Build and maintain an in-depth understanding of the sports industry and market dynamics
  • Ad-hoc strategic business support to portfolio companies, across a wide array of business, commercial and wider organizational projects

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

DAY-TO-DAY

  • Investment screening and strategy
  • M&A / divestment execution
  • Servicing the board of directors
  • Strategic reviews and planning
  • Market research
  • Business support to portfolio companies
  • Performance reporting

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • University level (Bachelor), minimum degree or equivalent

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, or in-house M&A / Corporate Development, Management/Strategy Consulting or within a sports and entertainment corporate
  • Prior experience working in sports and media is highly desirable, otherwise a demonstratable understanding of the industry
  • A passion for sports

ABILITIES/SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

  • Highly desirable: Business proficiency in French, Spanish, or Portuguese
  • Mastery of financial modelling and corporate finance
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data and generate insights
  • Strong project management, and strategic planning skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • The ability to maintain excellent attention to detail
  • Whilst not required, preference will be given to candidates with an in-depth understanding of sports business and related landscapes including digitalization, media, and other key topics and trends driving sports properties’ core business, supporting an ability to foresee key challenges and innovations

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV AND SUPPORTING COVER LETTER BY CLICKING ON THE BUTTON BELOW.