Head of Business Development

  • Location
    London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Telecommunications
  • Salary
    Up to GBP130000 per annum
  • Expiry Date
    2022-12-10

Head of Business Development

London/Hybrid

Telecoms

£130,000 plus performance-based bonus

Carter Murray is pleased to be partnering with a global and leading telecommunications infrastructure company who are looking to hire an experienced Head of Business Development. My client owns and operates a portfolio if telecom infrastructure, which provides services to mobile network operators.

Overview

As the Head of Business Development, the individual will sit within the Commercial Department reporting to the Business Development Director. You will be responsible for leading both the day-to-day activities and heading you longer term projects. As Head of Business Development, you will lead on a diverse range of activities such as due diligence on assets, evaluation of M&A opportunities, review of new capital projects, building strategic relationships and horizon spotting.

Role Responsibilities

  • Direct / operationalise the strategy to have direct impact to the achievement of results for the function.
  • Lead functional operational delivery to produce a major impact on the organisation in the short to mid-term (e.g. 1 – 3 years).
  • Employs functional management and leadership knowledge to lead the team through application of job knowledge.
  • Ensure appropriate selection and organisation of talent for the department and sub-functions.
  • Coach, review, and delegate work to lower-level professionals within the function, is the principal SME.

Business Development

  • Leading origination of new greenfield and M&A opportunities
  • Establishing and growing stakeholder network in HT’s existing and new markets

Mergers &Acquisitions

  • Leading M&A processes and acting as the key contact point between internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure effective review of financial modelling and commercial analysis of M&A/ greenfield projects
  • Leading all due diligence aspects
  • Ensure integrity of internal documents, including investment memos and board presentations
  • Leading preparation of relevant marketing materials for external stakeholders, including customers, investors and regulatory bodies
  • Leading negotiation of deal documentation and customer contracts

Systems and Processes

  • Recommends and implements new products, processes, policies, standards or operating plans in support of functional strategy.
  • Responsible for making modifications to processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the region / country function.

Negotiation and Influencing

  • Able to utilise skills to Influence senior executive leadership regarding matters of strategic importance to the function.
  • Able to utilise skills to Influence internal and external parties, in order to accept concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Able to persuade senior leaders to support your idea in a group situation.
  • Able to negotiate leadership sponsorship for an initiate.

Solving Complex Problems

  • Able to utilise skills to Influence senior executive leadership regarding matters of strategic importance to the function.
  • Able to utilise skills to Influence internal and external parties, to accept concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Able to persuade senior leaders to support your idea in a group situation.
  • Able to negotiate leadership sponsorship for an initiative.

Requirements for the Role

To succeed in the role, you will be/will have:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience
  • Experience within corporate finance/ investment banking (in-house corporate development, M&A/ECM advisory, leveraged finance, project finance or equity research), strategy consulting, private equity, Big 4 transaction advisory services or a combination of the above
  • Experience within telecom sector either in-house or as an advisor required
  • Willingness and ability to travel at short notice
  • French and/or Arabic language skills

Desired Skills

  • Strong leadership and management ability
  • Effective communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Culture and change champion
  • Analytical thinking
  • Results orientated
  • Building and supporting teams
  • Driving continuous improvement

If you feel this role is for you then please apply today as applications are being accepted immediately. For more information before applying please reach out to Patrick Sommerfelt on 020 7415 2804 or at patricksommerfelt@cartermurray.com

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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