Sunday, 23 May 2021

Advisor, Investment Relations


Advisor, Investment Relations

Job Category: Finance & Investment

Company: ADNOC Logistics and Services



ADNOC is one of the world's leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the United Arab Emirates.

Our diverse family of more than 50,000 employees is made up of over 100 different nationalities. People from different backgrounds, with unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, who share a collective responsibility: to enable and accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.

Here at ADNOC, we go beyond business as usual. We do things differently, challenge convention, and embrace new ways of thinking. This is what defines and differentiates us.

By working together every day, we’re bringing energy to life.



Job Purpose:


  • Shape ADNOC L&S’s strategy, execution plan, reputation and key projects into a powerful equity story in order to demonstrate to investors L&S’s strong potential returns for shareholders
  • Be responsible for building (though IPO phase and beyond) and maintaining ADNOC L&S’s relationships and positioning with investors, equity analysts covering the stock and other corporate stakeholders; manage the development, implementation and establishment of a comprehensive, strategic investor relations program, in order to ensure strengthening of the brand’s reputation in line with the corporate mandate
  • Advise CFO, CEO, ADNOC DM&T Executive Director and BOD on strategic initiatives pertaining to the share price as well as how strategic initiatives can impact our stock price in general, brand name and reputation
  • Represent the point of view of shareholders in Board Of Directors meetings and extended leadership meetings
  • On behalf of the CFO and CEO, make sure that all management decisions (investments, new ventures, business plans, new dividend policy, strategic initiatives etc) correctly take into account shareholders expectations and position ADNOC L&S management as credible and the company as a sustainable value creation play
  • As a member of the L&S Investment Committee, review investment plans to ensure alignment with business strategy and growth and returns expectations of shareholders/investors
  • Provide feedback on company ability to fund investments without compromising dividend payments to shareholders


Key Accountabilities:


Job Specific Accountabilities


ADNOC L&S IPO / Private Placement

  • Lead the initiative to ensure ADNOC L&S IPO readiness by Q3 2021 (in collaboration with VP Strategy & Excellence)
  • Lead IPO / private placement projects incl. coordination of professional advisors (in collaboration with VP Strategy & Excellence)
    Investor Engagement and Targeting
  • Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive, proactive investor relations program in order to strategically reinforce ADNOC’s key messages among external constituents.
  • Develop and maintain investor confidence and belief in ADNOC L&S’s vision and strategy for delivering shareholder value by demonstrating consistent and clear communication at all times.
  • Manage and maintain relationship with equity analysts and banks covering ADNOC L&S stock.
  • Plan and manage the annual investor relations event calendar including General Assembly Meeting, investor conferences and presentations, analysts meetings and visits and shareholders meetings in order to reinforce relationships.
  • Oversee, manage and execute the drafting and editing of press releases, conference call scripts, earnings presentations and Q & A preparation to ensure a flawless quarterly and year-end earnings communications process,
  • Oversee investor package documents including fact sheets, publications, financial reports, and a centralized database of shareholders, potential investors and analysts in order to provide a reliable reference for future use.
  • Analyse impact of key initiatives on share price and changes in shareholders’ composition. Manage equity research and study new methods to approach and acquire new investors and maintain existing ones to strengthen the brand of ADNOC L&S.
    Financial Advisory
  • Advise CFO, CEO, ADNOC DM&T Executive Director and BOD on strategic initiatives pertaining to the share price as well as how strategic initiatives can impact our stock price in general, brand name and reputation.
  • Serve as a key resource to, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer and other senior ADNOC L&S leadership on issues involving the public distribution of financial information and other material disclosures.
  • Create a comprehensive intelligence process to monitor, analyze and distribute industry and competitor financial information and relevant trends to senior management.
  • Advise the rest of senior management team on expected investment community or rating agency reactions to facilitate strategic decisions and current market perceptions of ADNOC L&S.
  • Provide key insights about share trading activity and changes in shareholders composition to CEO, CFO and ADNOC DM&T Executive Director. 
    General Accountabilities
    Business Strategy
  • Participate and contribute to the development and refinement of the vision and long-term strategy for ADNOC L&S, and contribute to the overall process of corporate governance, management and corporate decision making as a key advisor to the CFO and CEO on strategic matters.



  • Provide effective and visible leadership and integrated strategic direction to the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer in the areas of Corporate Governance, Operations, People, Values, HSE, Integrity and Reliability in order to deliver Company’s strategic objectives in line with international standards.
    Budgets and Operational Plans
  • Guide the development and monitoring of Investor Relations business plans and optimal annual budget, in line with the company objectives and work programs to support alignment and arbitration while ensuring quality and reality checks are in place.
  • Control expenditure against approved company budget on a regular basis and investigate & reconcile any significant variances to ensure effective performance and cost control.
    Performance Management
  • Agree with fellow leaders on the Annual Performance Management Contract in line with Company’s long-term plans to reinforce an organization-wide drive for performance.
    Organization Structure and People Development
  • Recommend and establish appropriate organisation structure for the company to fully utilise human capital while proactively incorporating sustainability into on-going work practices to meet business objectives.
  • Lead the development of knowledge, competencies and innovative spirit in the company to continuously develop employees with emphasis on UAE Nationals to meet Emiratization targets and support the establishment of Development Plans, Succession Planning and Talent pipeline.
    Innovation and Continuous Improvement
  • Promote the development of a corporate culture that encourages innovation, enhances employee motivation and supports initiatives for implementation of Change Management to continuously improve L&S’s operations and services.
    Policies, Processes & Procedures
  • Guide and ensure the development and implementation of appropriate policies, processes, systems, standards, procedures and internal controls to support execution of the Company work programmes, in line with ADNOC Corporate, UAE Local & Federal laws and International standards.
    Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
  • Contribute to the development of Company’s HSE policies and culture while overseeing compliance with all relevant HSE, sustainability and environmental policies, processes, procedures and controls within the unit.
    Risk Management
  • Participate and proactively contribute to the designing, development and establishment of Company’s integrated Risk Management System while identifying and assessing relevant domain risks and recommend planning, management and control measures to mitigate the identified risks within the unit.
  • Oversee compliance of Risk Management Guidelines that are relevant to the Company and ensure that corporate business ethics and Company’s Code of Conduct are communicated to employees within the Unit and ensure compliance of the Corporate Policies and guidelines within the unit.


Management Reports

  • Ensure that all Unit progress reports are prepared to provide accurate and timely corporate reports and necessary information to Company Management, Board of Directors, Board Advisory Committee and other shareholder representatives to effectively manage the business.


Communications & Working Relationships:


  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Business unit SVPs
  • Legal
  • Business Development & Strategy
  • Communication & Marketing



  • Investors
  • Analysts
  • Regulators (Abu Dhabi stock exchange and Securities and Commodities Authority)
  • Shareholders
  • Media Agencies
  • Professional advisors (through IPO / placement process)

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

Minimum Qualification

Master’s Degree in Finance or equivalent


Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong leadership and advisory skills.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the equity capital markets.
  • 10+ years of experience in Investor Relations or Capital Markets with at least 5 years in a managerial position.
  • Ability to draft engaging and impactful messages for investors.
  • Strong experience in dealing with investors with demonstrated success of creating positive relationships with investor community.
  • Strong familiarity with financial modelling techniques and valuation methods used by analysts and investors.

Professional Certifications

  • CFA, CPA is preferred

Technical Competencies:

  • As per the approved competency dictionary

Behavioural CompetenciEs:

  • As per the approved competency dictionary


Group Company:  ADNOC Logistics & Services


How to Apply: