Corporate Development Director/Head of Corporate Development – PE backed Technology – IPO opportunity

Job title : Corporate Development Director/Head of Corporate Development – PE backed Technology – IPO opportunity
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : J8854



We are pleased to be partnering with a Private Equity backed business based in London to hire a Director of Corporate Development. The role with extensive exposure to the PE backers as well as the C-SUITE. Experience within M&A for this role is an absolute minimum. Candidates with Technology/B2B experience will be heavily preferred as well as candidates with capital markets exposure.  


  • To take a lead role on Group M&A projects

  • Create and build a monthly and quarterly management pack by identifying key metrics to analyse and assess results and performance, that allow senior management with strategic decision making

  • To work with PE House on acquisition pipeline

  • Take responsibility for IR post IPO

  • Broader strategic responsibilities

  • Create financial models which analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales and operating expenditure

  • Help drive the commercial agenda, provide input, develop models and support decisions on commercial viability of proposals and new business opportunities

  • Provide invaluable insight into the cost profile and assist in identifying areas where cost control can be improved

  • Continuously develop financial oversight over trading income models and ensure the controls around this are maintained

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to Senior Management team

  • Work collaboratively and analytically with senior members of the Financial Reporting team, Commercial teams of the agencies, senior management and

  • Undertake ad-hoc reporting and analysis


  • 8 years minimum corporate finance experience/Consultancy

  • Experience of working in a demanding environment with highly motivated and driven professionals

  • Experience of working autonomously on projects and handling multiple work streams

  • Capital Markets Exposure

  • Experience presenting to senior managers and external business partners

  • Track record of identifying and building on corporate development opportunities

  • Proven experience working across cross-functional teams

  • Developing investment cases & executing business case analysis