The role will be within S-RM’s Corporate Intelligence Deal Advisory team, specialising in transactional due diligence relating to deals, investments and partnerships.
They will be a core part of a small team comprising two directors and one associate, and will be expected to take on a leadership role and be able to work independently.
The successful candidate will report to the head of the team and at this stage will have no direct reports.
About the team
The successful candidate will form a core part of a small team dedicated to Deal Advisory work, which interacts with project teams and colleagues right across the company. The Deal Advisory team leads and manages large, complex or significant transactional due diligence projects, for private equity, hedge funds, investment banks and corporates. The team is also responsible for market entry and asset provenance work and whilst it has a global remit, the particular focus is on the EMEA region. Typically, Deal Advisory projects will be directed by a team member, but use regional analysts, and sometimes associates, to conduct research.
The team has significant exposure to clients and uniquely works right across the business, including with specialist regional teams and, on occasion, the cyber team.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- They will lead open source and human source transactional due diligence projects, working across S-RM’s regional teams where appropriate. They will focus on complex or strategically significant projects, particularly in the EMEA region
- They will work with multiple regional teams, as a technical specialist focused on the Deal Advisory service line
- They will manage client relationships, as well as handling follow-up questions, delivering briefings and providing expertise on calls
- They will contribute towards the strategic direction of the team
- They will provide support to business development processes, including writing and contributing to major proposals and tenders
- They will contribute to learning and development across the wider Corporate Intelligence team, to ensure the dissemination of deal-related knowledge and good practice. They will also provide quality assurance, where appropriate
- They will contribute to thought leadership, including articles, interviews, etc.
The role will be based in our London office.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
The qualifications and experience required to perform this role successfully are:
- As a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree (2.1 or higher)
- At least 5 years’ experience working in a relevant industry
- Significant experience interacting with clients
- Excellent written and spoken English
- Excellent research and investigative skills
- Demonstrable experience planning and organising projects
- Demonstrable experience managing others on a project
- Demonstrable experience providing transactional due diligence for financial services clients, including private equity and investment banks
- A working knowledge of financial and commercial concepts
- Additional languages are desirable, but not required
The jobholder will need to have the following key personal skills and attributes to perform successfully in this role:
- Excellent planning and organisational skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- A proven ability to work unsupervised
- Ability to work independently and with initiative
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to adapt and work with individuals across multiple offices and teams
- A proactive approach and a willingness to work outside the job specification when required
- Excellent interpersonal skills
The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment.
S-RM nurtures a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion and we are dedicated to developing a workforce that displays a variety of talents, experiences and perspectives.