Mergers & Acquisitions Group Project Manager (M&A)

Travis Perkins Plc
13 Jul 2017
27 Jul 2017
Job role
Group M&A Manager

Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Location: Northampton (with some travel)

Are you a qualified accountant who is ready for their next challenge? Do you have experience of mergers & acquisitions or similar projects? Do you work well under pressure? Do you pride yourself on your excellent communication skills and ability to influence senior stakeholders? If so then we need you!

As the new Group M&A Manager for Travis Perkins you will work closely with the Executive Directors and Senior Management across all Group businesses (20+). You will ensure that the Group’s acquisition strategy allows its portfolio of businesses to achieve their long-term strategic plans and / or react to market opportunities as they arise.

Your negotiation skills will be vital when performing this role as you will be involved in the appraisal, negotiation and execution of M&A transactions across the Group. You will be using your experience of similar projects to guide and challenge stakeholders’ assumptions to ensure best value is being achieved from a Group perspective. You will also work closely with Senior Management on ad-hoc projects including corporate planning, competitor analysis and other strategic projects.


  • Working alongside the Group M&A and Corporate Planning Director on all acquisition activity across the Group
  • Helping the Group and its businesses formulate its M&A strategy and approaching any suitable targets
  • Writing Board Papers to be presented to the Group for the approval of acquisitions
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and external firms (advisors, solicitors etc) to ensure the smooth running of transactions and other projects
  • Leading on the financial due diligence of transactions
  • Coordinating any post-acquisition integration activity as relevant to the acquisition
Strategic Planning:

  • Carrying out ad-hoc assignments and projects for the Group
  • Working with the Group M&A and Corporate Planning Director on corporate and strategic planning
  • Managing the Group’s analysis of competitors and their performance relative to the Group
  • Undertaking analysis of the Group’s overall strategic position and supporting the development of future Group strategic initiatives
What we can offer you:

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

If you are interested in joining the Travis Perkins Finance team through this exciting opportunity, please click apply and attach your CV.

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