Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

Posted 22 June 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameNic Yates

Job description

Head of M&A – Amsterdam

Our client’s mission is to accelerate the reduction of Europe’s reliance on fossil fuels and have already established a portfolio of onshore wind and solar projects. They target markets that are underserved by capital and renewable expertise through a team with a long history in the successful development and construction of major renewable projects.

We are seeking an experienced and strategic Head of M&A to lead their Mergers and Acquisitions team. This role presents a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping the growth and success of their organization within the dynamic renewable energy industry.

Role Description

1. M&A Strategy
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive M&A strategy aligned with the company's overall business objectives and growth targets.

  • Identify and evaluate potential acquisition targets, partnerships, and investment opportunities within the renewable energy sector.

2. Deal Structuring and Negotiation
  • Lead the end-to-end deal process, including deal sourcing, due diligence, financial modelling, and negotiations.

  • Collaborate with legal, finance, and other cross-functional teams to structure and negotiate complex transactions.

3. Financial Analysis
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including valuation modelling, to assess the financial viability and strategic fit of potential acquisitions.

  • Provide insights into financial risks and returns associated with M&A activities.

4. Market Research and Analysis
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, market developments, and regulatory changes that may impact M&A opportunities.

  • Conduct thorough market research to identify emerging technologies, competitors, and potential synergies.

5. Stakeholder Management
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including potential acquisition targets, industry partners, and financial institutions.

  • Collaborate with executive leadership to present M&A strategies and recommendations.

6. Integration Planning
  • Develop integration plans for successful post-merger integration, collaborating with operational and functional teams to ensure a seamless transition.

  • Monitor and report on the progress of integration activities, addressing any challenges that may arise.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field; advanced degree (e.g.,

  • MSc, MBA) is preferred.

  • Proven experience in leading M&A transactions within renewable energy or related industries.

  • Strong financial modelling skills and proficiency in deal structuring and negotiation.

  • In-depth knowledge of the renewable energy market, including technologies, regulatory frameworks, and industry dynamics.

  • Exceptional strategic thinking, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Effective leadership and team management skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

What we offer

  • Exceptional salary and benefits package

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development

  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment

  • Flexible working hours and working-from-home options

  • Supportive and dynamic company culture

  • Exciting and challenging projects

  • Relocation for the right candidate

  • Located in the city of Amsterdam