Our client is a major international group, present in more than 170 countries with a global headcount of over 6.000 employees, they are providing material handling solutions to the industrial and agricultural sectors worldwide. In order to support their international expansion and related business strategy, we are searching for a


Corporate Development Director (m/f)

Ref. AE10/777


for their Sales, Rental, Service & Repair division. Based in Luxembourg and reporting to the CEO of the division, the Corporate Development Manager will be in charge of actively supporting the strategic expansion plans of the group from identifying opportunities on the different markets through to the integration of newly acquired businesses or the development of strategic partnerships.


Major responsibilities:


  • Lead the company’s strategy process in close collaboration with the CEO and Vice-President Finance.
  • Conduct analysis and reports on emerging trends, markets and products.
  • Identify gaps in performance and highlight areas of opportunity in the different markets.
  • Detect opportunities to further develop the business.
  • Evaluate the business risks involved, taking into consideration legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Locate or propose business partnerships by contacting potential acquisition partners: discovering and exploring opportunities, examining risks and potentials, estimating partners' needs and goals.
  • Develop strategy and provide overall financial/valuation and transaction support for mergers and acquisitions and other strategic initiatives.
  • Support due diligence review process in collaboration with the Finance team to ensure all merger and acquisition activities meet financial and business objectives.
  • Support the integration process of newly acquired companies.
  • Update job and industry knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations or events.
  • Cross-countries and cross-cultural project management.
  • Support change management process.
  • Act as an “Internal Consultant”, playing the role of a sparring partner towards the organization.
  • Leading projects to improve efficiency of the organization.
  • Perform any other duties as required.


Profile requirements:


  • Master’s degree or MBA in a business-related subject with 5 to 10 years of experience in Business Expansion activities as operative responsibility.
  • Experience in Audit or Consulting company as well as in merger and acquisition processes is mandatory.
  • Experience in cross-cultural projects with operational background would be an asset.
  • Capacity to analyze, summarize, structure and present information in a variety of forms and formats.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of Spanish, German and/or Dutch would be considered as an asset
  • Excellent analytical, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Highly motivated and target driven.
  • Open-minded, creative, people oriented with strong management skills.
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize work.
  • Enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude and team player.
  • Ability to work autonomously and to travel in line with business requirements
  • Strong development potential


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