St. Maarten Investment Agency B.V. (SMIA)
is looking for a
2-2,5 days a week
The main objective of SMIA is to recognize and act on investment opportunities that are beneficial for the sustainable development of Sint Maarten. As such SMIA is established to facilitate syndicated loans, equity participations and other financial actions and instruments to help improve the matching of supply and demand in Sint Maarten’s capital market.
Currently, Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten (APS) is the sole shareholder of SMIA. SMIA is still in the start-up phase and has a number of objectives as defined in a plan for the coming years. In the next years, SMIA has to present itself as a serious party to both public and private organizations.
About the position of Managing Director
The (statutory) Managing Director (formally) represents SMIA to external parties such as board, shareholder, pension funds, banks, auditor, clients, suppliers and other stakeholders. In addition, the Managing Director (MD) reports to the Supervisory Board and provides leadership to existing and future staff and hired workers. On a daily basis, the MD strives to identify potential local investment projects and carries out analyses to investigate their viability. Internal and external project teams look to the MD for guidance, supervision and oversight in a dynamic environment.
You have a strong awareness of customer needs and the local investment market and are familiar with Sint Maarten’s situation and context. You have a strong presence through your extensive leadership skills and experience. Networking and relationship management are your second nature and you are fluent in both English and Dutch (orally and written).
You have an academic degree, preferably in Investment & Finance, Business Administration or Business Economics, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior level managing position within the financial field. Your knowledge and experience in investment & finance, asset and fiduciary management and project management is solid and demonstrable and you are highly acquainted with the market and the development of the economy and investment environment of Sint Maarten. Due to the local character of the position, it is preferable that you also reside on Sint Maarten.
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