• Senior M&A Manager

    Posted Date 4 months ago(4/11/2019 3:20 AM)
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  • Overview

    No agencies can be considered for this job posting. 


    Contribute to the achievement of the company’s strategic goals to grow and continuously optimize the Group’s portfolio through M&A transactions in a way that maximizes value, ensures an optimal return and risk profile, and stands in alignment with group policies and guidelines.                                                         
    The Senior M&A Manager will play a critical role in the origination of deals and coordinate the execution of projects (divestment, listing, dilution, merger, acquisition, joint-venture, financial investment and other strategic partnerships) considered at the corporate or country level. This also includes the interface management to integration and separation.


    • Identification, pipeline management and assessment of potential M&A projects
    • Steering and driving deal execution of mid-sized transactions (incl. structuring, due diligence, financial analysis and stakeholder management)
    • Coordinating external advisers (accounting firms, banks, etc) and multi-disciplinary internal teams at Group and Country level
    • Act as an advisor to Country Leaders in the evaluation and execution of bolt-on acquisitions or restructuring involving third parties
    • Supporting the Head of M&A and the team in its daily activities
    • Develop, maintain and improve internal processes for an aligned and structured approach to executing M&A projects
    • Establish and disseminate best practices for M&A throughout the group
    • Driving for results: comfortable making recommendations based on a balance of factors, measures the impact of her/his actions and takes personal accountability for the results


    • Master’s degree in finance, economics or law. Additional qualifications, e.g., CFA is a plus


    • Minimum of 5 to 6 years professional M&A experience in a leading investment bank or private equity firm
    • Experienced working across the different phases of managing acquisitions and divestitures incl. origination, due diligence, valuation, negotiation
    • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at different seniority levels
    • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills
    • Ability to work in a high energy environment where resilience and timely turn-around of quality work is essential
    • Experienced working in multinational and multi-cultural environments a plus

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Solid understanding of macroeconomic and market dynamics, strategic analysis, financial and legal structuring concepts
    • Effective planning practices
    • Strong communicator, conviction power and negotiation skills
    • Act in a way that inspires trust and build effective relationships within and outside the company; deal with highly confidential matters
    • Creative and open-minded
    • A self-starter with the ability work independently in an ambitious environment
    • Sound problem solving ability; challenges status quo
    • Determination and commitment; stress resistant
    • Seeks to constructively challenge and be challenged

    Language Requirements

    English as base working language. Additional languages are a plus

    Travel Requirements

    Around 20-50% of the time spent travelling internationally

    Additional Information

    LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company serving masons, builders, architects and engineers all over the world. Group operations produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete which are used in building projects ranging from affordable housing and small, local projects to the biggest, most technically and architecturally challenging infrastructure projects. As urbanization increasingly impacts people and the planet, the Group provides innovative products and building solutions with a clear commitment to social and environmental sustainability. With leading positions in all regions, LafargeHolcim employs around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.


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