Chief Corporate Development Officer, Paris

Job title : Chief Corporate Development Officer, Paris
Location : Paris
Contact : Claire Alejo
Call : Claire
Email : email Claire
Reference : 1597334

Altus Partners are pleased to be partnering with a Private Equity backed Technology business based in Paris to hire a Chief Corporate Development Officer. The role will offer extensive exposure to the PE backers and all board members. This opportunity will involve executing inorganic growth projects and building strategy plans. Fluency in French is essential.


  • Involvement in developing & leading the group’s development together with the senior management team

  • Develop and implement the group’s M&A strategy into new and existing markets

  • Review, analyse and assess acquisition opportunities, including reviewing financial models and acquisition rationale

  • Involvement in defining and overseeing cross border operational strategic projects (e.g. best practices transfer in procurement, operational excellence)

  • Lead on strategic growth plans, encapsulating organic & inorganic growth

  • Ensure pre-acquisition integration (and separation) planning is thorough and effective

  • Oversee all post-merger activities, ensuring a smooth integration

  • Drive the overall corporate development deal pipeline, including outreach to and sourcing of new opportunities, JV’s and strategic partnerships

  • Establish and maintain key relationships with existing and potential investors


  • 10+ years’ experience within relevant corporate development/M&A work

  • Fluent French is essential.

  • Experience working in a leading investment bank, M&A function or top-tier consultancy beneficial

  • Strategic, analytical and commercial thinker, as well as resourceful problem solver

  • Motivated and self-driven with ability to multitask across projects

  • Ability to work independently while communicating and developing strong working relationship with the country teams

  • Previous experience of working for a Private Equity company is desired, but not essential