Head of Financial Advisory & Project Finance, Qatar

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Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is a major international company currently in need of a Head of Financial Advisory and Project Finance, with experience in the energy sector, to be based in their Doha office. 


  • Developing and establishing a robust investment governance framework, including policies and procedures on investment screening criteria, on investment evaluation, and investment authorisation, in close coordination with the Business Development and M&A teams 
  • Developing internal capabilities for business evaluation and investment assurance, ensuring that the financial modelling activities (structuring, development, peer review, audit) are in line with the best international practices 
  • Coordinating all financial analysis in support of business developments and M&A initiatives, during all stages of the investment cycle 
  • Defining the scope of work, assessing and providing advice and recommendations for the selection of financial advisors. Managing and coordinating their activities in close coordination with the Business Development and M&A teams 
  • Leading all of the company’s project and structured financing activities to ensure the timely meeting of funding requirements for green field developments, M&A projects, and the refinancing of existing projects at the most competitive terms 
  • Identifying the optimal debt structuring after a comprehensive assessment of funding alternatives, and in close coordination with the Business Development and M&A teams 
  • Liaising closely with equity partners, technical and market advisors, lawyers, accounting and tax advisors, and rating agencies 
  • Managing effective relationships with lending institutions, credit rating agencies, and the wider financial community 
  • Ensuring proper financing execution, including the assessment and selection of financing counterparties, coordination of lenders’ due diligence and the effective negotiation of term sheets and financing documentation 
  • Preparing recommendations, status reports, and approval requests for the Executive Team 


  • Degree qualification in Finance and/or Business Administration with a professional qualification CFA. Preferably have an MBA or master’s in Finance  
  • Between 8-10 years of financial advisory and project finance experience within the energy sector, with at least 4-5 years’ in a similar position or level of responsibility 
  • Preferably have 5 years’ exposure to the energy and power international markets within large multicultural companies 
  • Demonstrable history of working with international banking/ECAs/Multilaterals/Development Finance Institutions 
  • Excellent knowledge of the Financial Advisory market space 
  • Previous experience of working in Qatar or other Gulf regions 


If you feel that you have the right background of experience to take up this challenging position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Francis Ryan to   

If your application has been successful, then we will contact you within 72hrs.   

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