International Director M&A – Verder Group

Job description

Worldwide mergers and acquisitions – Headquarters and based in the Netherlands – technical companies

Are you the M&A Director who will effectuate broadening our Verder company portfolio worldwide?

The main responsibilities of our M&A Director

Your goal is to manage the entire merger and acquisition life-cycle with a focus on delivering value to the growth strategy of the Liquid and Scientific division. You will primarily do so with a small M&A team. Of course you will work with other disciplines, such as Finance and Business Development, when needed.

Your responsibilities?

  • Ensure that the appropriate framework and programs are in place for all steps in the acquisition life-cycle;
  • Manage the pipeline of targeted companies together with the Liquids and Scientific division.
  • Lead, plan and ensure execution of all steps within the transaction process from financial analysis, preparing valuation models to sending offers letters to performing due diligence and preparation and negotiation of sale and purchase agreements.
  • Plan and transfer due diligence issues into integration action plans in cooperation with the divisions as well as monitoring and follow up on integration status.
  • Nurture and manage a group of high potentials, working on the M&A strategy and part of the team, in such a way that they can grow into our next generation management.
  • Lead cross-functional internal and external teams and experts to ensure that the projects are completed as agreed.
  • Monitor and follow-up on the agreements, such as share purchase agreement and joint venture agreements.

Job requirements

What you will bring to the table?

  • A minimum of 10 years of work experience in M&A capacity preferably within an international and/or technical company;
  • Excellent knowledge of due diligence processes, valuation and financial modelling and legal contracts associated with M&A processes;
  • A master degree in Finance, Economics or Business Administration;
  • Good project management skills;
  • Experience with leading a cross-functional team;
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written) and one other language preferably German.

Who is the Verder Group?

Verder is an ambitious and financially strong international family business and focuses worldwide on the development and distribution of laboratory equipment (Scientific division) and an extensive range of specialist pump technologies (Liquids division). With various production companies and distribution locations, we are active in 25 different countries with 1750 employees worldwide.
We defined our DNA and we are proud that our employees possess the five parts of our DNA, being: Family, Continuous improvement, Goal- & detail orientated, Passionate, Taking responsibility.
The Verder Group has been chosen as the number 1 in the Dutch top 100 manufacturing industry!

What do we offer?

You will be working with the top of our organization in the different countries. We offer you a competitive salary with a bonus, lease car, pension plan, holidays, holiday allowance and sport facilities.

Apply for this job

Are you interested and do you recognize yourself in this profile? You can apply for this vacancy via our website or send us your CV and cover letter to If you want to know more about this job opening, please get in touch with Marjanne van de Koolwijk, HR Manager at 030-6779101. Also have a look at our website

Acquisition due to this vacancy is not appreciated.