Job advertisement: M&A Manager (m/f/x)

More and more areas of our lives become digital. Utimaco provides the technologies and solutions to provide trust and to protect you in the digital society. Utimaco is an European champion in the cyber security industry with international presence. Backed by strong private equity investors (i.a. EQT and SGT) we follow a buy-and-build-strategy. In this context we have acquired 7 companies within the past 4 years which has been an important driver to our strong revenue growth. To continue this path, we are looking for M&A Manager to join our Corporate Strategy and M&A team.


Your tasks:

  • Execution of our buy-and-build-strategy by driving further acquisitions
  • Drive the entire M&A-process: deal-sourcing, quantitative and qualitative evaluation, creation and negotiation of acquisition proposals, management of internal / external due diligence teams, leading of transaction negotiations to Signing / Closing, preparation for PMI-process
  • Manage M&A-funnel in relevant fields for Utimaco
  • Establish network to important external eco-system to ensure continuous deal-flow
  • Prepare analysis, information and materials for Management and Advisory Board decision making
  • Act as go-to-person and interface between different management levels
  • Ensure trustworthy internal and external project management for deal phases as well as preparing Post-Merger-Integration projects
  • Continuously track valuations of key players in the relevant segments for Utimaco
  • Support in preparing Utimaco’s equity story for Capital Markets communication
  • Readiness to do occasional international business trips as required


Your profile:

  • >3 years of hands-on corporate transaction experience from venture capital, private equity or Corporate M&A-background
  • Familiar with common approaches for company valuations
  • Understanding of financial mgmt./business investment planning
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles
  • Basic knowledge of common legal terms in M&A
  • Experienced in collaborating with internal and external partners, stakeholder and decision-makers
  • Very good verbal & written communication and presentation skills in English/German
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, tasks-driven, ambitious
  • Independent, conscientious and cooperative way of working
  • Strong negotiation skills


We offer:

  • An open and friendly corporate global culture characterized by a constructive and cooperative environment
  • Many learning opportunities to deepen your skillset and to support your professional growth
  • Personal coverage by a travel health insurance, a private accident insurance and a company pension plan
  • Access to specific education programs
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work hybrid & mobile, independent time management
  • Challenging tasks and close cooperation with a competent team
  • A dynamic company where teamwork and relationship management are valued


Do you feel addressed?

Then we look forward to receiving a meaningful application stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

Apply now!


Location: Aachen, Germany, Düsseldorf, Germany
Business Unit: Corporate Unit