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Associate Director - M&A Data and Technology specialist

Ref: BROADBEAN_905641658407187

on 21 July 2022
City Of London
Contract Type

Associate Director - M&A Data and Technology specialist

up to £100K + Bonus | London - flexible and hybrid working

UK's leading provider of tax, audit and advisory services is expanding their team and looking for an Associate Director to join their M&A Data and Technology team. This team delivers value for clients by challenging conventional thinking, bringing deep industry and functional insights, and executing with investor-grade rigour

You will need to have a holistic understanding of data engineering principles and will have moved on to aid in the data strategy of their organisation. Having the ability to communicate difficult concepts to a varied technical audience.

The role:

  • Build deep client relationships and be seen as the 'go to' person and a trusted advisor by senior executives
  • Support the identification, pursuit, and conversion of a pipeline of business development opportunities
  • Lead the design of complex engagements and take responsibility for leading day-to-day delivery
  • Undertake scoping and fee negotiation on standard engagements
  • Proactively develop thought leadership
  • Understand risk and ensure that firm's risks management frameworks are adhered to inspire, motivate coach, and develop project team members and appraisees, and give constructive 360-degree feedback
  • Identify, design, and lead critical complex practice development initiatives

What will you need:

  • Experience working in a leading strategy house, big 4 firm, public sector organisation or strategy / development team in industry
  • Strong understanding of the value drivers within M&A transactions and the associated challenges relating to separation/integration and transfer of data between parties
  • Track record of leading complex projects in data /technology with multi-disciplinary teams in a consulting, corporate or public sector environment
  • Experience of managing or supporting high-value business development activities with senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrable ability to build and commercialise relationships with senior executives
  • An understanding of the commercial, legal and/or regulatory considerations that may impact the separation and transfer of data
  • Experience working on M&A projects within highly regulated environments.
  • Experience in Life Sciences or Financial Services sectors is preferable

Technical skills:

  • Sales and business development skills
  • Evidence of strong problem-solving & analytical capabilities
  • Ability to evaluate complex challenges and deliver insightful recommendations that can be practically executed
  • Ability to review and assess large volumes of technical data and distil the key strategic insights

Technical expertise required in at least one of the following Data areas:

  • Subject matter expertise in data governance, intellectual property, or data migration/transformation
  • Planning and execution of IT integrations and separations across technology, infrastructure, applications
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning
  • Forensic tools for data exploration/examination
  • Data visualization (Tableau, Qlik, Power BI or other) / Unstructured data (analysis & migration) / Data migration (including ETL)

Interested or want to find out more? Get in touch or apply directly -

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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