M&A Director (Mining / Investment Banking / Strategic / Financial Modelling / Due Diligence) – United Arab Emirates

Middle East
Posted 1 week ago

Reference No. 654 0306 MHU

Reference Number: 654 0306 MHU


Job Description:

Our client is a dynamic natural resources company with a portfolio of diversified metals and minerals. They require a M&A Director to be based at their Strategic Delivery Office in UAE, reporting directly into the Chief Global Strategist.



  • Develop and refine M&A strategy in alignment with the evolving energy transition landscape and responsible mining practices.
  • Identify potential target companies across within the mining sector and assess their strategic fit and financial viability.
  • Lead comprehensive due diligence processes, assessing both financial and sustainability aspects of target companies.
  • Analyze financial data, operational metrics, and legal aspects of target companies.
  • Assess the financial impact of acquisitions on the overall business by leading financial modelling & valuation in conjunction with the M&A team.
  • Lead negotiations with potential acquisition targets, focusing on strategic alignment and sustainable practices; lead SPA negotiation & prepare IMs
  • Execute effective negotiation strategies to achieve optimal outcomes for the organization.
  • Develop integration plans for successful post-acquisition assimilation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth integration of acquired entities.
  • Monitor and assess post-merger performance and make necessary adjustments.
  • Work with legal counsel to navigate regulatory requirements specific to the energy transition and mining sectors.
  • Communicate M&A strategies, progress, and outcomes to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Stay abreast of technological advancements, policy changes, and market dynamics in the energy and mining sectors.
  • Build, lead & coach a team of M&A professionals to build internal M&A capability


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, or a Related field
  • Strong preference for an MBA/ master’s degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • 12-15 years of experience in leading successful M&A transactions within the metals and mining industry and/ or at an investment bank
  • Experience of coaching, developing & training a pool of more junior M&A professionals.
  • Strong financial analysis, modelling, and valuation skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory aspects related to M&A.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and decision-making capabilities.
  • Willingness to travel internationally as needed


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Head Office based
  • 2-year renewable contract


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to mhuber@camining.com



Please visit www.camining.com or www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.


Mark Huber

Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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