Corporate Development Director - Europe

Corporate Development Director - Europe

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Druce

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A Corporate Development Director - Europe is required for a well-known international multi-site consumer brand based in West London. Reporting directly to the International VP Corporate Development, you will play a key role in driving and implementing the Group's European strategic direction.

With fantastic exposure across the business, this will be a highly visible role, with extensive exposure to senior management and stakeholders. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a strong business partner to the Business Development team supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation
  • Conducting commercial due diligence to support transaction decisions
  • Evaluating all potential acquisition targets, providing challenge through value add analysis and the delivery of feasibility studies and reports
  • Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities

The successful candidate will be an experienced Corporate Development specialist, with proven business partnering experience, exceptionally strong commercial expertise and strong working knowledge of transaction processes in the Leisure & Hospitality sectors. You will have a strong understanding of the transaction process, ideally across international territories. You will have a track record of designing and implementing new operating models, and delivering a feasibility reports and associated proposed strategies.

A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. You will have a track record of developing and building strong relationships. With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams. You will thrive in a change-oriented and fast-paced environment.