Corporate Development Manager (Suitable for someone at the VP – Director level in a bank/ fund) – Global Tech business

  • Excellent package
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Greenwich Partners
  • 16 Mar 18 2018-03-16

Superb opportunity to join this global technology business. They want someone with 7- 10 years + experience. It's a senior role in the team and you will probably be at the VP to Director level already.

Corporate Development Manager (Suitable for someone at the VP – Director level in a bank/ fund) – Global Tech business

Our client is a leading global technology business. The corporate development team is responsible for evaluating, driving, and executing merger and acquisition opportunities, making strategic investment decisions, forming partnerships and alliances, and leading all post-acquisition, cross-functional integration activities across their large scope of business activities.

The team works closely with senior business leaders to identify both areas of potential expansion and areas where acquisitions could serve as catalysts for growth. Corporate development monitors the external landscape to identify target market segments and specific companies that can drive meaningful growth.

The role is heavy on cross-functional work and involves frequent interaction with business and functional units across the business. Members of the team gain significant exposure to senior executives.

You will be part of a small global team responsible for originating, executing, and supporting acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. Overtime, the individual is expected to become a primary contact in supporting business units and senior leadership by conducting industry research, valuation analyses, due diligence, creation of strategic presentations/recommendations, acquisition term sheet and contract negotiations, and both internal and external relationship building.

The position will require a moderate amount of travel and extended hours as required by projects.

Some of the principal functions of the role include:

Research and identify strategic targets to support business units’ strategies.

Demonstrate leadership in strategy formulation, deal sourcing and origination, financial analysis and valuation, negotiation and execution across a diverse range of technologies, verticals and geographies.

Work with cross-functional groups to take projects from term sheet signature to proper integration. This includes leading all pre-transaction diligence and post transaction integration efforts

Evaluate synergy opportunities and risks in potential transactions

Negotiate key deal documentation to bring transactions over the finish line

Basic Qualifications

Proven experience within a technology/media company, investment banking, private equity, VC or corporate development, with a track record of taking a transaction from origination to close . You are likely to be at the VP to Director level or equivalent with your current firm

Knowledge of disruptive and emerging Internet businesses and technologies

Ability to quickly evaluate a business opportunity, both financially and qualitatively.

Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to support business decisions.

Sound business judgment

Proven negotiation skills

Ability and desire to deal with ambiguity with a strong bias for action

Ability to juggle multiple priorities and to drive projects to completion.

Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with and influence teams across the organization including Senior Leadership

Strong written and verbal communication skills