Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Robert Half

UAE

Posted
Ref: HP341-960

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Company

Robert Half is working on an exclusive basis with a leading Utilities Services company based in Abu Dhabi.

The Role

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) to join a dynamic team growing from strength to strength. This is a pivotal role which will involve leading the groups M&A activities to drive strategic growth and operational excellence.

* Strategic Leadership: Lead the identification, evaluation, and execution of M&A opportunities aligned with the Group's strategic objectives.
* Due Diligence: Oversee comprehensive due diligence processes, including financial, operational, legal, and market analyses to ensure informed decision-making.
* Integration Management: Develop and implement integration plans to ensure seamless transitions and realization of synergies from acquired entities.
* Market Analysis: Conduct in-depth market research to identify trends, opportunities, and potential targets within the water/power management industry.
* Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including target company executives, advisors, and internal team members.
* Financial Modelling: Create and review complex financial models to assess the viability and potential returns of proposed M&A transactions.
* Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all M&A activities comply with relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
* Reporting: Provide regular updates and reports to the Executive Director on the progress and outcomes of M&A activities.

Requirements:

The Candidate

* Experience: Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in M&A, with a significant portion within the water/power management industry.
* Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field. An MBA or relevant professional certifications (e.g., CFA) are highly desirable.

Technical Skills:

* Extensive experience with financial modelling, valuation techniques, and due diligence processes.
* Strong understanding of market dynamics and regulatory frameworks within the water/power management sector.
* Proven track record of successfully leading and integrating M&A transactions.
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Proficiency in relevant software and tools (e.g., MS Excel, financial analysis software).

Salary and Benefits

Excellent Package on offer plus Family benefits

Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half has a long history of connecting opportunities at great companies with highly skilled jobseekers. Bolstered by the strength of our brand, our people, our technology and our professional business model, we find meaningful and exciting employment for the people we place and provide clients access to the specialised talent they need to help grow their businesses.

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