Director, Corporate Development

Job Title: Director, Corporate Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Chief Operating Officer & Governance
Contact Name: Ben Horn
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 24, 2021 11:10

Job Description

My client is a truly revolutionary start up organisation whose product is close to go-to-market stage. With operations across two continents and 5 offices, the business is already very well structured and quickly making progress on what is a very complex commercial strategy.

The role will report directly to the VP Corporate Development and Group CFO respectively.

This role would be ideally suited to a leading figure in the automotive, mobility, transportation areas of a recognised Venture Capital firm or a professional currently leading a similar role with a distruptive, technology driven start up.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build the internal fundraising operations to ensure the business remains well capitalised
  • Network and grow the global investor base
  • Support the senior leadership, BoD, internal and external stakeholders to steer the company strategy and effectively communicate the company mission
  • Collaborate extensively with internal stakeholders across finance, legal, technology and policy teams respectively
  • Display outstanding leadership capabilities to support a growing team and lead on recruitment activity
  • Help and lead on negotiations during fundraising rounds
  • Prepare company business plans, investment and due diligence material
  • Work across various functions to align strategy and deliver solutions
  • Support business development activity in the form of partnership development across the world