corporate development manager - acquisitions/consulting in richmond upon thames

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richmond upon thames, london
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Are you looking for a new challenge to work as a Corporate Development Manager?

Do you have prior experience of successful deal closure?

Allocate is seeking talented candidates for a Corporate Development Manager position. The position will report to the Corporate Development Director.

The Corporate Development Manager will engage in the origination of M&A transactions, drive the development of the Investment Thesis, manage the deal process and integration programme.


* Manage the deal execution process - coordinating diligence streams, managing 3rd party advisors, developing hypothesis and scenarios to test, identifying and managing execution and delivery risks, coordinating internal resources, undertaking business case modelling, ensuring a clear investment thesis, supporting the Board decision making process.
* Design and manage 100 day integration projects to drive the success of the agreed Investment Thesis and deliver on the business case (including synergies)
* Work with executives and division managers to appropriately re-engineer various corporate processes to effectively integrated acquired companies
* Deliver the operational and strategic reporting to the Executive team and Board of Directors on in-scope activities and projects
* Identify, escalate and problem-solve risks and issues within deals and integration programmes
* Bring continuous improvement approaches and energy to embed changes that help Allocate become more successful at closing deals and integrating companies.
* Carry out and communicate areas for improvement based on the outputs from After Action Reviews / End of Project Reviews

Skills and competencies:

* Manager experience within in-house corporate strategy, consulting or similar industry
* Skilled in programme management, with EQ to support the change effort across functions and geographies
* Strong planning, prioritization and organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and handle shifting priorities
* Strong cross-group collaborator with ability to lead without direct reports
* Exceptional time management skills and ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
* Strong analytical skills and advanced Excel skills
* Ability to work and communicate with staff at all levels, and with the Board of Directors
* Ability to identify problems, anticipate risks, and drive mitigating actions through to resolution
* Commercial and Business Awareness - Able to understand and appreciate the financial, quality, product, people and customer perspectives and related risks typical within healthcare IT


* BA/BS or Masters qualification
* Strong Microsoft Office experience (including Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
* Programme management accreditation, eg PRINCE 2 - optional

This role is open to receiving applications over the next 2 weeks. Appropriate applicants will begin our interview process, after which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the final stage of the interview process.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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