Strategy and Corporate Development Associate
Eurofiber is a leading digital infrastructure provider in The Netherlands, Belgium, and France. Their clients can choose connectivity and cloud services and providers to meet their changing needs. The Strategy and Corporate Development Associate will focus on strategic and M&A projects to ensure Eurofiber’s organic and inorganic international scope.
Since founding in 2000, Eurofiber’s mission has been to create an open access infrastructure. This allows their B2B clients the freedom to choose from various connectivity and cloud services and providers as their needs evolve. This successful business model continues to be a driving force behind their ongoing growth and innovation.
Eurofiber provides the lifeline for the digital world with fiber-optic connections that organizations use as a foundation to build their own IT solutions. Eurofiber has connected entire cities to a fiber-optic infrastructure, which can include electrical substations, bridges and locks, cameras, and traffic monitoring systems. And it’s accessibility lets customers easily manage assets digitally and remotely.
The Eurofiber Group consists of multiple companies in The Netherlands, Belgium and France, and several Joint Ventures in Germany. In October 2020, the Dutch pension fund PGGM became a minority shareholder. Meanwhile, the majority share has been owned by Private Equity firm Antin Infrastructure Partners since 2015.
With 500 employees and a solid twenty-two year history, Eurofiber still feels like a young, entrepreneurial organization. There is lots of space for ambitious professionals to identify and drive new initiatives. This is especially true for the Strategy and Corporate Development team, which the Strategy and Corporate Development Associate will join.
Job description: Strategy and Corporate Development Associate
The Strategy and Corporate Development Associate joins an international team that is crucial for Eurofiber’s continued growth. The Strategy and Corporate Development department develops, facilitates and executes projects in corporate strategy and transformation, M&A, strategic partnerships, and post-merger integration. They maintain a collaborative approach with cross-functional teams across the organization and align group functions and BUs. Many projects focus on targeted investments and strategic alliances or joint ventures. The team reports directly to the Group CEO and advises and supports Eurofiber Holding’s management board and its shareholders’ strategic decision-making.
The Strategy and Corporate Development Associate will play a key role in one or more of several ongoing M&A trajectories. They own strategic growth or transformation projects, such as a go-to-market and investment rationale to deliver high-speed connectivity to data centers.
“This is a highly dynamic role. At any given time, we have five or more potential M&A deals in the works -which, besides a proper valuation, require an in-depth strategy perspective and assessment. We look into new markets to capitalize on our growth opportunities. So, while we are managing several M&A trajectories at once, we may simultaneously receive new competitive insights on one of our growth pillars that require us to revisit our recommendation for an upcoming decision in the board. The Associate will play a key role in leading such projects according to high standards.” – Martijn Nuijten, Director Strategy and Transformation at Eurofiber
This role provides an exciting exit opportunity for a strategy consultant with a few years’ experience. It’s ideal for someone who wants leave consulting and gain business experience, while working in a dynamic environment. They should be confident with a steep learning curve from managing several projects at once and take the lead in the M&A process. The Strategy and Corporate Development Associate offers core strategy consulting skills around storylining, setting up and performing analyses, managing stakeholders, and presenting recommendations to senior leadership. They will join an international team of thirteen colleagues, including senior M&A Managers as well as analysts who may support them on projects.The Strategy and Corporate Development Associate will report to the Director Strategy and Transformation.
Eurofiber is working with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.
To express your interest, please contact Sophie Jansen at email@example.com .