VP Corporate Development – PE Backed Pharmaceutical Business (Large Cap) Equity Qualifying role

Job title : VP Corporate Development – PE Backed Pharmaceutical Business (Large Cap) Equity Qualifying role
Location : London
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : 1951989

Altus Partners are working exclusively with a global private equity backed Pharmaceutical business, headquartered in Central London. Backed by a leading large cap Private Equity fund, our client are looking to implement an aggressive M&A strategy as they increase their global coverage. They are seeking a VP Corporate Development & M&A, to act as a key member of an already impressive senior leadership, and help define the long term strategic plan of the business. This is a hands-on role, that requires the end-to-end execution of M&A deals, suited to individuals with extensive transaction experience.

Opportunity for equity.



  • 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

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

  • Drive the overall M&A 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 the Chief Business Officer on key commercial projects and PE activity



  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in healthcare or pharmaceuticals preferred

  • Experience working with private equity desired

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

  • Flexible in a continuously changing, growing environment

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills