Croud is a digital marketing agency with a unique business model, recently named Campaign's Global Performance Marketing Agency of the Year.
Croud is a highly successful, continually fast-growing agency with ambitious plans for the future. We have a unique agency operating model, which makes things different and exciting;
and a brilliant, positive culture.
We are looking for an experienced Senior M&A integration Manager to oversee the seamless transitions of our new acquisitions into the Croud Group .
Please note Croud operates a hybrid working model with a minimum of 2 days a week based in our London office and the remaining days from home if you wish.
Responsible for establishing and co-ordinating the overall integration processes, templates, design, mechanics and protocols to be followed by all heads of departments and relevant parties involved within the integration process
Principal day-to-day responsibility and ownership of the project plan for all things related to M&A integration
Deep integration expertise with end-to-end support for our management team / heads of department, to maximise and protect the value of our acquisitions along the deal lifecycle from pre-deal integration planning (Day 1 / 100-Day ), through to integration execution (post-acquisition)
In the context of the group operating model, define the integration strategy and target operating model required to deliver bottom-line results;
ensuring those results are captured and sustained
Work closely with the Business Integration Lead to manage the overall process and adapt the templates and models to different acquisition companies whilst building an overall playbook of how to deliver success
Thorough understanding, application and acceleration of M&A synergies i.e., the costs and value generated through an acquisition along with associated plans, risks and concerns for the delivery of base and stretch case targets
Identify and capture opportunities for value creation, ensuring these new sources of value are identified, defined, logged and prioritised for action with relevant heads of department / Target contract
Responsible for formulating key integration KPI’s ensuring the success of M&A integration is measured and tracked on an on-going qualitative and quantitative basis
Work with the M&A team to ensure seamless transition from pre Completion, agreed M&A terms to Vendor point of contact and beyond
Demonstrable, in depth experience in M&A integration, synergy realisation and / or performance improvement within the M&A ecosystem (i.
e., consulting, accounting firms, internal integration teams etc)
Strong knowledge in M&A integration including strategy, operational transformation and value creation and minimising transaction risk
Well versed in understanding internal company functions required so that heads of departments can be effectively steered through the transition
Strong facilitation and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience to successfully engage and manage a multiple of stakeholders
Ability to recognize and appreciate the emotional and cultural issues involved within a M&A process, handle them professionally and on a personal level constructively
Professional qualifications welcome (ACA / ACCA / CFA etc)
Experience in a buy-side integration role (proven track record of integration of Targets) advantageous
Experience working within an organisation that has gone through a company sale as an integration specialist would be highly desirable i.
e., key KPI’s, demonstrating integration success and value
Croud offers a clear path to progression for all members of staff. We are committed to offering development opportunities alongside a support system of regular performance reviews.
The opportunities are endless!
Croud offers competitive starting salaries alongside numerous company benefits. Every member of the team is offered share options in the company, meaning we all have genuine stake in the business.
On completion of the three month probation period every employee is eligible for the benefits listed on our careers site which include :
25 days holiday a year
Annual performance bonus
Recruitment referrals bonus
Gym membership contributions
Ride to Work scheme
Season Ticket loan
Free fruit, breakfast cereals and tea & coffee
Free home office chair and screen
Life and income protection
Medical cash plan
Share option scheme
Agile Working Policy
Standard hours are from 9.00am to 5.30pm, there’s flexibility if agreed in advance with your line managers (it may also be necessary on occasions to work outside of these hours).
Croud is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.
All candidates will be assessed based on merit, qualifications and their ability to perform the requirements of the role.