M&A - VP - Corporate M&A - VP - Corporate …

TASC Towers
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Competitive + Bonus
TASC Towers
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Competitive + Bonus
Posted by:
Tom Massey • Recruiter
Posted by:
Tom Massey
The VP, M&A will primarily provide insight into the strategic direction of TASC M&A initiatives. Equipped with a deep knowledge of the industry, and an extensive network of contacts, the VP, M&A will drive the overall TASC M&A strategy. The position will directly oversee a Finance Analyst for assistance with both day-to-day M&A activities while also communicating with a wide range of stakeholders. The VP, M&A will be responsible for conducting due diligence for the purpose of evaluating potential M&A transactions and will lead all stages of the M&A process.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead the day-to-day execution side of any M&A process
  • Liaise with external vendors (e.g., Investment Banks) to complete acquisitions, if needed
  • Oversees the financial research and analyses to inform critical M&A decision making
  • Drive both the development and enhancement of M&A methodologies and approaches within the TASC business while incorporating industry best practices into TASC operations
  • Play a strategic role in maintaining in-depth understanding of the business’ investments and endeavors
  • Oversee and mentor the Finance Analyst to ensure the constant improvement of their talents and skills
  • Collaborate with senior management and legal departments to define company strategic direction, culture, and decision making
  • Perform all relevant tasks as assigned by the EVP, Finance and M&A

Key Abilities

  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to direct a team by setting goals and priorities that result in the achievement of operational and strategic deliverables
  • Expert-level knowledge of telecommunications industry processes and operations
  • Excellent presentation skills when conveying reports, reviews, and recommendations to senior management for final decision making
  • Strong collaborative skills to both ensure and facilitate smooth M&A negotiation thereby improving the chance of successful deal closure and seamless integration
  • Highly numerate individual
  • Exceptionally strong analytical and financial skills to efficiently process raw information and data into actionable insights 
  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to form meaningful relationships with stakeholders and to influence top business leadership.
  • Excellent financial modelling skills

Professional Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years of M&A experience, preferably from tier 1 private equity funds or investment banks
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in wireless telecommunication M&A
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in the Middle East market

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field
  • MBA or other master’s degree preferred

Other Requirements

  • Fluency (both oral and written) in English; fluency in Arabic a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
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