Corporate Development & Infodoc
Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life.
We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage.
With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?
About our support functions
A global organisation. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centres that are vital to Umicore’s growth.
Across our support functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved.
The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas.
Which is where you come in
What you will be doing
You manage, prepare and coordinate Venture Capital (VC) and merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, strategy reviews and corporate investment files.
You communicate with internal Umicore business units, Umicore’s legal and other corporate departments, VP’s and ultimately Executive Committee as well as outside advisors and play an advisory role in the Excom decision process.
You will also contribute to extend Corporate Development’s role as centre of knowledge and excellence for the group in the field of M&A, VC and valuation expertise.
You report to the VP Corporate Development.
You follow up on some of Umicore’s VC investments and the related reporting.
You identify, research and execute external growth opportunities for the Group and its different businesses, including VC or M&A process management and coordination (due diligence, negotiation, etc.).
You assist with and coordinate periodic strategy reviews and contribute to the group’s long term strategic & business planning cycle and portfolio management.
You provide Group-wide services & advise in the field of value management and valuation.
Who we are looking for
You have a master degree and relevant working experience with exposure to industrial activities, processes and technology.
You are experienced in VC, M&A and business evaluation, including business plan and financial statement assessment, financial modelling and valuation skills, due diligence.
Experience with the governance of minority participations is a plus.
You are fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch, French, German or Asian languages is a plus.
You have strategic insight, excellent analytical skills and you are apt to structure and lead complex files and teams.
As an experienced project manager, you are well organized, stress resistant and you know how to manage tight deadlines.
You have excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
You are a good negotiator and decisive, you are able to attain compromise while defending Umicore’s interests, taking into account process constraints.
You are a creative thinker in identifying, structuring and transacting value additions to the Umicore portfolio.
You are a seasoned team player and motivator, both intra Corporate Development and within multi-disciplinary process teams.
You subscribe to the Umicore values.
What we offer