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"Contemporary climate comfort for a better quality of life" - this is what our client stands for, combining 90 years of experience with the highest level of innovation and modern out-of-the-box thinking. As a global market and technology leader for energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning, the company is fully committed to providing the most efficient and safest solutions for every conceivable cooling and heating need, both today and in the future, to the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. In recent years, the product portfolio has been steadily completed and the market presence in Europe has been greatly expanded in the areas of heating technology, commercial and industrial refrigeration as well as transport refrigeration. High investments by the Japanese and European parent companies ensure consistently high product quality and a high level of innovation. 
Department Manager (m/f/d) Business Development/M&A
A decisive factor in the company's growth strategy is the development of (new) businesses which complete the product offerings enabling the company to become a total solution provider. To realize the ambitious long-term goals, our client is looking for a highly motivated, experienced and strategic Business Development Manager/M&A (f/m/x). In this position you will hold an incubator function bringing business fields from an embryonal stage to maturity level and support the established business fields by managing M&As.

  • Evaluating potential acquisition targets in the field of residential and commercial services
  • Development of relationships with potential partners and support negotiation of commercial terms
  • Review of acquisition opportunities and responsibility for ongoing M&As and corporate development processes (e.g. company valuation, due diligence)
  • Managing several complex projects, involving ad-hoc multi-disciplinary teams including internal and external advisers and reporting to senior steering groups
  • Support of partners and company management by managing deals through to completion using financial acumen, commercial insight, and strong project management skills
  • Provision of support as required on non-acquisition related investment assessment processes 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Integration: responsible to protect and grow the value of an acquisition / new business venture (e.g. analyzing what is the right level of integration to achieve this and what does an effectively run integration program look like)
  • Post-acquisition performance improvement (e.g. consult on how to amplify the value of the business, economies of scale, synergies etc.)
  • Hand over the mature business into the regular organization structure

Skills & qualifications: 
  • University degree (master/diploma) in Business, Economics, Engineering or a related field
  • Several years of related work experience along with a proven track record of project oversight for strategic business development, preferably in a similar industry or market
  • Prior experience in leading M&A processes is a plus
  • A reasonable level of successful commercial experience
  • Well-developed skills in strategic and financial analysis and evaluation, portfolio management, project management and business/process improvement
  • Experience in operational due diligence, post-merger integration and strategic planning/implementation
  • Experienced in collaborating with internal and external partners, stakeholder and decision-makers
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities with a data-driven approach to decision-making
  • Resilient, result-focused, determined, decisive
  • Great communication & fluent English skills

If you have any further questions, please contact Claudia Schnörch at +49-173-5817534. Absolute discretion and confidentiality are guaranteed. 

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