Group M&A Manager

  • Job title: Group M&A Manager
  • Function: Group CFO
  • Language: Fluent in English (both verbal and written). Any other language an asset
  • Location: Europe (Switzerland, UK, Germany, Italy, Poland)
  • Travel: Up to 50%

The Moovimenta Group is a Swiss based, family-owned organization with Revenues exceeding 850M CHF and 5000 employees. The Group currently comprises four Divisions: Habasit, Rossi, NGI and TRAPO.

In addition to our four Divisions, the Group functions also host our Corporate Accelerator, based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Our ambitious path will require substantial investments in the coming years in new technologies and in concentric businesses to our existing Divisions. The incumbent will be engaged in all aspects of the Group’s growth through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, including M&A oversight and leadership for projects.

Role description

A strong collaboration with our Corporate Accelerator team is a feature of the role.
Our ambitious path will require substantial investments in the coming years in new technologies and in concentric businesses to our existing Divisions. The incumbent will be engaged all aspects of the Group’s growth through mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including:
1. Acquisitions within the sphere of Industrial Automation in order to expand the perimeter of the Moovimenta Group (essentially adding ‘new Divisions’)
2. M&A oversight to projects within our larger Divisions (providing governance over the processes followed)
3. M&A leadership and/or support for projects of our smaller Divisions (providing both process and project aspects)

Your main challenges

  • Conduct market research and analysis into industry and technology prospects, gathering information and producing long-lists of potential targets and then applying screening criteria to produce short-lists
  • Define and develop Strategic Rationale for M&A projects. Assist others to develop their Strategic Rationale. Present Strategic Rationale to Group’s M&A Steering Comittee and Board of Directors
  • Engage with targets: preparing pitches to targets, manage NDAs, drafting LOI, liaision with owners and managers at target companies
  • Create M&A investment proposals: from financial, strategic and risk perspectives. Critically evaluate the Investment Proposals created within our Divisions
  • Smooth running of live M&A projects: organizing legal and financial due diligence, legal contracting, etc. There is not an in-house team to provide these deal services, and instead external advisors are frequently used, based from the location of the transaction and the incumbent will manage the services of these advisors
  • Create and critique Integration Plans, and monitor their successful implementation
  • Undertake Post-Invesment-Appraisals
  • Monitor and maintain portfolio analysis of the Group-wide funnel of M&A opportunities and projects, and present of a regular basis

What we look for

Your education and experience

  • University degree followed by professional qualification with highly recognized finance body
  • Experience in either bank/M&A boutique or Industrial Group (within an internal M&A function)
  • Ideally with experience in manufacturing/industrial areas with some international exposure
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements related to M&A activities
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Your personality

  • Strong link to Moovimenta’s Core Values
  • Resilience and results-orientation
  • Strong, engaging and convincing communicator in an international and interdisciplinary environment
  • Strength in data analysis

What we offer

We offer an attractive place to work and personal development in an empowered working culture. You will benefit from the expertise and opportunities of a solid global group of companies and the reputation of its products.

Is this role for you?

If you are eager to join a dynamic, innovative, and diverse company and to quickly progress while making a difference in an impact-oriented culture, then the Group M&A Manager role could be a great fit.