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Director Group M&A (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
The highly successful InsurTech wefox was founded in Switzerland in November 2014. It successfully operates across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. wefox is customer centric and utilises an ecosystem of key brokers and insurance companies to meet customer needs of trust and simplification. By combining the most advanced technology with traditional insurance consulting know-how, wefox has already managed to acquire more than 250,000 customers. We are now in phase two of our growth and need to continue to increase scale and improve scalability as we enter additional markets.
Responsibilities

Leadership:

  • Lead the strategic development of the M&A unit for the next big step of growth in revenue and geographic spread


M&A

  • You will lead the M&A process through the identification, selection and transaction closing with internal and external stakeholders, including the due diligence process  

  • You will support decisions by relevant stakeholders in senior management through your financial understanding and analysis 

  • You will support the Business Units who are beneficiaries of the transaction by developing the strategic, operational and financial logic (incl business model) of respective M&A transactions and distribute information to relevant stakeholders across the group 

  • You will structure the optimal financing mix between debt & equity 

  • You will support the Group CFO to raise debt to assist the financing of the transaction (where relevant) 

  • You will support the Business Units who are beneficiaries of the transaction to identify the financial synergies. 

  • You will structure and negotiate the transaction in relation to all commercially relevant elements

  • You will conduct market analysis and identify potential targets

Qualifications & Skills
  • At least 4 years of previous experience in one or more of the following are required: Investment Banking, Corporate Development, Strategy Consulting, Corporate Finance, Buy-Side Investing 

  • Experience in structuring transaction to leverage the EBITDA of the acquired target 

  • Full working proficiency in English and German

  • Ability to travel as needed to perform the role 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.

  • Hands-on self-starter who takes initiative in implementing goals and effectively handles concurrent demands with a small team of two people (second person to be hired upon arrival) 

  • Knowledge of insurance brokerage market is a plus (i.e. previous experience in M&A at large scale broker companies like Willis, Aon, Marsh)

What we offer

We are a diverse team and we are happy to see all applicants regardless of their gender, origin, sexual orientation, confession, age or physical limitation.


  • A multi-disciplinary role with an opportunity to manage your own path to success

  • Full responsibility for your role – from day one

  • Outstanding chances to develop your own ideas – and make them work

  • An excellent onboarding-program – to ease your start at wefox

  • We support your professional development initiatives

  • An employer promoted company pension scheme

  • Several company benefits – grants for public transport tickets, training, and coaching

  • A stack of the most modern technologies and working gadgets

  • A cozy office with modern amenities in the heart of Berlin

  • An open-minded and passionate team spirit devoted to innovation

  • In this role, you will work closely together with Fabian Wesemann

  • We are an open company - check out our Kununu and Glassdoor ratings


We are looking forward to receiving your application digitally. Please include your CV, and any relevant certificates (ideally as one PDF file) as well as salary expectations and your availability.


Your contact person for this opening is Mr. Roman Matyushkin

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at wefox. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to jobs@wefox.com.

Please include the following into your application:

  • Contact Information
  • Cover letter including your salary expectations & possible starting date
  • CV
  • Skills / knowledge / memberships
  • Letters of recommendation and certificates
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