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Director of Corporate Development (Brussels)

Location /relocation: Brussels

We support Ukrainians, and we are looking for a Director of Corporate Development and M&A EMEA


  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in Investment Banking, Corporate Development, or M&A strategy experience at a top management consulting firm, or Private Equity Funds role with experience in deal execution and sourcing in a global/multi-national environment

  • Managerial experience in leading senior multi-cultural teams, strong leadership skills with a team-oriented and collaborative approach to work

  • You are fluent in English

  • Outstanding financial and investment analysis skills in building acquisition models, pro-forma financials, growth and scenario models

  • Experience building relationships with business owners, investment banks and executives

  • Experience preparing industry/company, strategy, financial, and operational presentations for the board and executive level

  • Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities; ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior managers and external business partners

  • Significant experience in leading teams to execute all aspects of transactions including direct experience in M&A negotiation, execution, and integration, especially in due diligence processes on buyer and vendor side

  • Ability to handle projects with multiple workstreams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of functional business problems

  • Ability to structure and manage complex projects and processes with multiple stakeholders at both senior and junior levels

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor

  • Knowledge of French / German / Spanish / Italian language/s is a huge competitive advantage

Job Purpose: The Director of Corporate Development and M&A for the EMEA division creates opportunities for non-organic growth by identifying, evaluating, and engaging potential merger/acquisition and third-party strategic partnership candidates. This business and a functional expert will also assist in the development, implementation, and management of M&A integration processes. This individual will have a crucial role in helping our company in EMEA implement its strategic vision, deliver strong financial results, execute on business priorities and increase shareholder value.


  • Processes and analytical frameworks: Define and apply processes and analytical frameworks for analyzing non-organic growth and acquisition target opportunities

  • M&A pipeline management: Support the division’s growth strategy through identification, assessment, and execution of potential mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships

  • M&A due diligence and transaction implementation: Engage in M&A due diligence and transaction implementation from initial assessment to close

  • Investment banking relationships: Manage the division’s industry engagement and deal/investment relationships with investment banking firms. Serve as the primary interface with partner companies

  • Deal execution and integration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams in deal execution and integration (pre-deal analyses, high-quality due diligence coordination, integration planning, and post-close integration)

  • Business intelligence maintenance: Develop methodologies to assess the competitive landscape and maintain a database of competitive information, market intelligence, and market share information across segments

  • Financial modelingand analysis: Collaborate with the FP&A team in financial modeling and strategic analysis related to competitors, markets, and M&A targets

  • Corporate development support: Collaborate with the Divisional CEO, European Leadership Team, and VP of Commercial and Segment Marketing to think about corporate development opportunities in a progressive, systematic and routine fashion

  • Reporting and presentations: Work with the Group stakeholders to submit growth strategy, M&A analysis, and presentations for Board approval

  • Traveling: up to 15% of the time

  • Internal contacts: frequent communication with senior executives; regular interaction with select global executives and peers; frequent communication with both internal partners; collaboration with peers on a regular basis; communication regularly with employees at all levels

  • External contacts: frequent communication with senior executives and partners

About the company: A global leader in advanced piping systems for building, infrastructure, industrial, and agriculture. The company operates in more than 40 countries, combining local solutions with global innovation and operational excellence — we provide communities around the world with sustainable solutions for water and energy, leading the industry in a way that anticipates the rapidly evolving needs of society.

Company offers:

  • Permanent contract of employment

  • Love and support for Ukrainian employees

  • Relocation support if needed

  • Hybrid mode of work: 50% from home + 50% in the office

  • School allocation support

  • Local language support

  • Health / medical incentive

  • Training programs

  • Amazing colleagues and pleasant working atmosphere

  • Annual salary €96000 — €128000 + bonus

Recruitment process:

  1. Video call with an external recruiter

  2. Online interview with in-house HR

  3. Online/offline interview with a Hiring Manager

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