Group Head of M&A – Munich based

Job title : Group Head of M&A – Munich based
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : J8836

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnering with a Private Equity House to find a Group Head of M&A for one of their portfolio companies based in Germany. They require a Native German Speaker with eight years minimum experience within A Buyside role(Either within Private Equity or in a Corporate).

  • Based in Germany the Head of M&A will report to the Group’s senior management team (CEO, CFO, COO and Head of M&A)

  • The individual will be involved in conducting strategic acquisitions into new and existing markets, developing and implementing group strategy and key strategic projects

  • This is an exciting and dynamic role with attractive career development opportunities which will allow you to gain significant practical M&A and operational experience in the best in class roll up team

  • Involvement in developing the group growth strategy together with the senior management team

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

  • This role offers a large degree of autonomy with significant exposure to top management (group management and country level management teams).

  • +8 years of experience in M&A at a top tier investment bank, PE, Consultancy or Big Four.

  • Fluent German Speaker

  • Strong modelling and financial/accounting skills, proficient in power point  

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

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work closely with the senior management teams as well as interact with entrepreneurs, advisors and small business owners

  • 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

  • International work exposure a definite plus