Senior Project Manager M&A (all genders) 1

Posted 06 Feb 2024

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 271868


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role: As Senior Project Manager (all genders) you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing M&A projects (acquisition and sale processes, joint ventures and strategic investments). You will use your expertise to support the divisions and companies of our Group at all stages of the M&A process. You will manage interdisciplinary project groups comprising experts from both the divisions and central functions and external consultants. You will develop project plans, organize project meetings and will report on the progress of these projects on a regular basis. Your tasks will include analyzing and evaluating companies and transactions according to quantitative and qualitative criteria. You will work closely with the Business Development units within the divisions. You will support Controlling in producing company valuation models (DCF models) and will back the results with other valuation approaches. You will also organize and manage due diligence processes and will summarize the results. You will conduct negotiations and will work closely with both the legal department and external legal advisors to create the relevant legal documentation, taking into account the input from all the relevant specialist departments. Last but not least, you will prepare decision papers, present these to top management and coordinate key activities following the successful completion of transactions.


Who you are:

  • Degree in business administration with specialization in finance or a university degree in another subject with an additional business qualification (e.g. MBA)
  • At least five years of professional experience working in M&A at a company, at a Private Equity firm, in investment banking or in relevant fields within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or chemical industries·
  • Experience in project management and ideally in an international environment
  • Highly structured working style and analytical mindset
  • Team-oriented and strong communication skills
  • Ability to motivate teams
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to cope with pressure
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel on business
  • Ability to conduct negotiations in English

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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