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As a member of our Global M&A team and the leader of business development activities for the Americas portfolio, you will lead our efforts in the identification of new acquisition targets and relationship building with existing targets. You will build strategies for engagement with companies in our industry and develop creative methods for outreach. This critical function impacts the entire M&A cycle and helps spur our growth.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Oversee the entire business development team’s effort for the Modaxo Americas portfolio.
  • Develop strategies for outreach for the M&A team to strengthen relationships and expand communication with company targets.
  • Creatively build a business development engine that fills a pipeline of qualified acquisition targets.
  • Represent the Modaxo team by engaging in dialogue with software company owners / executives, financial advisors, investment bankers, and private equity firms while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality, integrity and professionalism
  • Conduct industry and market research to identify and connect with additional acquisition targets
  • Support members of the M&A team in all stages of the M&A process including financial and operational due diligence, preparation of investment memorandums and coordination of tax and legal due diligence
  • Assist the Modaxo M&A deal team with acquiring vertical market software companies throughout the Americas
  • Develop (currently) two M&A Business Development team members as direct reports.
  • Advise on and assist with Global Business Development efforts.
  • Travel will be required on occasion (estimated 25%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong academic performance and a Business/Finance/Economics degree
  • Preferable to have minimum of 1 –2 years’ sales experience and experience working in the Transportation space
  • Strong business acumen required to understand underlying business drivers and comfort with technical tools and systems
  • Excellent Excel skills and strong PowerPoint skills with strong CRM experience.
  • Interested in conducting thoughtful analysis and concise presentations that will be delivered to senior executives, both internally and to target companies
  • High quality decision making, strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to grasp new concepts quickly while dealing with ambiguity and imperfect data
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task between various on-going responsibilities
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills with the confidence and polish to speak with business owners, senior executives, and external professional firms
  • Strong understanding of technology and the software industry is an asset

Applications and/or questions regarding this position should be directed to Kimberly Glasgow at kimberly.glasgow@modaxo.com.