Commercial Director (M&A and Operations)

Location
East Midlands
Salary
c.£130k-£160k Base + Benefits
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Position/Level
Director
Responsibilities
M&A, Operations, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Fraser Carver Executive Search are working in partnership with a Financial Services Company in the East Midlands who have aggressive growth plans for the next few years and as such are looking to appoint a high calibre Commercial Director to focus on M&A activity, Commercial Strategy & Operations.

Reporting into the COO, you will be the company wide and external face of Commercial Finance & Operations, responsible for continually improving the business proposition through strategic analysis and investment. You will be responsible for providing key commercial insight, interpreting the direction of how to support the business vision of the future growth through holistic financial solutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Exec Board to develop and implement commercial strategies to optimise value for customers and stakeholders 
  • Assessing all new potential investments and JV's to determine value and deal structure
  • Own transaction process to include; writing board papers on investment rationale; determining corporate structure of transaction; financial modelling; liaison with legal teams to deliver investment
  • Ownership of current investments to include; changes to funding; exercising of options; share schemes; increasing investment etc
  • Assisting current business investments with support for transactions they may wish to participate in
  • Ensuring commercial management of existing and new contracts addressing flexibility
  • Oversight of changes to existing contracts/JV's Point of reference for all commercial negotiations
  • Execution and management of various remuneration areas such as Pay review/Bonus schemes etc

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • It is Essential that you have worked within the Financial Services sector (People who have not worked within FS will not be considered for this role).
  • It is Essential that you have been involved in at least 10+ mid-market M&A transactions (full life-cycle).
  • It is highly desirable that you have worked within a listed business and understand importance of creating shareholder value.
  • You will have operated as a Commercial Director/Operations Director for a significant period at Senior Management level and this role must have encompassed Corporate Finance responsibility.
  • You must be able to demonstrate strong contract negotiation/management/due diligence experience.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop internal and external relationships.
  • Preferably you will have worked within; Insurance, Protection, Retail Banking, Mortgages.