Altus Partners are delighted to be partnering with a Private Equity House to find a Head of M&A for one of their portfolio companies based in Amsterdam. They require a Native Dutch Speaker with 8-10 years minimum experience within Corporate Development directly within a PE backed asset or alternatively directly within a PE fund.
Based in the Netherlands the Head of M&A will work with the Group’s senior management team (CEO, CFO, COO)
The Head of M&A will be involved in conducting strategic acquisitions into new and existing markets, developing and implementing group strategy and key strategic projects
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).
+8years of experience in M&A at a top tier investment bank, Consultancy or Big Four.
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