Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Project Lead

Basel Permanent
  • Global manufacturing company
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Project Lead opportunity

About Our Client

Our client is a global company acting in the broader field of sustainability. For the further expansion plan of the company we are looking for a new Project Leader M&A to contribute to the achievement of the client's growth and profitability targets through the delivery of value creating M&A transactions in line with the company's strategy.

Job Description

  • Responsible for pro-active search, assessment, evaluation, championing of decision making related to acquisitions, divestitures, and alliances (i.e. M&A transactions)
  • Lead execution of M&A transactions from origination to execution
  • Coordinate and project lead the overall assessment of potential M&A opportunities (strategic, portfolio review, valuation, due diligence,) with the involvement of company stakeholders
  • Supervise the development of robust business cases and financial models as well as assess the value creation potential of acquisition, divestiture, alliance proposals
  • Play key role in leading project team consisting of 30 individuals plus external advisers
  • Coordinate and manage deal execution including due diligence
  • Initial planning of post-merger integration
  • Lead negotiation and deal structuring
  • Demonstrate good business judgment with an ability to challenge plans and assumptions and take an independent stance when necessary
  • Develop and coach team resources in the context of the transaction projects led
  • Ensure team adherence to regulations, corporate governance, corporate policies (including filing, handover); ensure implementation of adequate checks and balances during deal execution process
  • Ensure knowledge sharing and transfer across the team and the firm

The Successful Applicant

  • University degree and an MBA is an advantage
  • 7-10 years of experience in investment banking M&A as a VP or Director or within big4 M&A
  • Hands on M&A execution experience having demonstrated the ability to lead mid to large-scale transaction
  • Ability to manage, engage and influence various stakeholders across different functions, roles and location
  • Strong modelling capabilities and financial acumen
  • People-, change- and strong communication management skills
  • Enabling decision making and effective communication under time and environmental pressures
  • Ability to handle pressure and remain cool headed
  • Ability to influence and aggregate support
  • Fluent in English any other language would be a plus

What's on Offer

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Project Lead opportunity at a global leader company.

Erman Kilincoglu
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CFO & Financial Management
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Financial Services
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