M&A Director - Switzerland

Job title : M&A Director - Switzerland
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : J8787
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnering with a Private Equity House to find an M&A Director for one of their portfolio companies based in Switzerland. They require a native German/Swiss German with eight years minimum experience within an investment bank, preferably covering Healthcare.

The role will be based out of Switzerland.

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

  • The Director of M&A 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)

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

  • Fluent German or Swiss/German is a prerequisite

  • Strong modelling and financial/accounting skills, proficient in PowerPoint

  • Strategic, analytical and commercial thinker, as well as a 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 the 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