M&A Project Manager with energy space experience

Company: MET Holding AG
Area: Business development
Country: Switzerland

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The role requires perfect understanding of M&A transactions within the energy industry. The role holder is expected to be able to manage and lead the execution of M&A projects together with the Group Head of M&A and Strategy, to cooperate with external and internal counterparties, and to manage all resources necessary for the successful execution of the project.      

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

1)     Coordination and execution of M&A projects within the energy industry including the following activities:

  1. Leading negotiations with the different stakeholders of the project
  2. Definition of project due diligence scope of work and budget, negotiation of engagement letters with external advisors and coordination of the due diligence. Identification and management of red flags arising from the due diligence
  3. Cooperation and coordination with other corporate functional areas, including legal, finance, accounting, tax, human resources, treasury, investor relations, and corporate communications
  4. Drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation, including NDAs, acquisition offers, SPAs, SHAs, term sheets etc.
  5. Management of more junior resources within the M&A team

2)     Quantitative and qualitative analysis of potential M&A transactions, including screening opportunities, development of in-depth financial models and preparation of investment papers to senior management

3)     Assisting the Group Head of M&A & Strategy in deal origination across MET Group’s different divisions (power generation and energy assets, sales portfolios, etc.)

4)     Preparing short-, mid- and long-term strategic materials in cooperation with the Group Head of M&A Strategy and Executive Board members

5)     Availability to travel across Europe as necessary for M&A transaction origination and execution

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS

1)     Total of 5-7 years of work experience in M&A, out of which at least 3-4 years in buyside roles (Big4 M&A transaction advisory, investment or infrastructure funds, buyside M&A within corporates)

2)     Strong transaction track record and experience in the energy industry, including relevant transactions involving CCGT, co-generation, CHP power plants, gas storage

3)     Ability to take leadership in executing M&A projects, work under pressure and deliver high quality outputs within deadlines

4)     Strong financial skills, attention to details and presentation skills

5)     Full-time work experience in Tier 1 investment banks and/or investment funds

6)     Tier 1 university degree in either finance/economics or engineering

7)     Fluent in English, other European languages are a big plus