Chief Corporate Development Officer - Private Equity Backed Healthcare

Job title : Chief Corporate Development Officer - Private Equity Backed Healthcare
Location : London
Contact : James Clow
Call : James
Email : email James
Reference : 1314397


Altus Partners are working exclusively with a rapidly growing, private equity backed global healthcare business, headquartered in Central London. Having recently received investment from a leading upper-mid market Private Equity fund, our client are looking to implement an aggressive buy-and-build strategy as they increase their global coverage. They are seeking a Chief Business Officer, to act as a key member of the Executive Management Team, and define the long term strategic plan of the business.



  • Develop and monitor the business’ long term strategic plan

  • Develop and implement the group’s M&A strategy

  • Build a best-in-class Corporate Development/M&A team

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

  • Identify, analyse, and manage strategic partnerships and alliances, with other, third-party companies

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

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

  • Establish and maintain key relationships with existing and potential investors

  • Work closely with CEO on key commercial projects and PE activity



  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in healthcare, health-tech or pharmaceuticals preferred

  • Extensive senior leadership experience within a private equity environment

  • Experience working in a leading investment bank or top-tier consultancy beneficial

  • Flexible in a continuously changing, growing environment

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills