Mergers and Acquisitions Director

Vancouver - British Columbia - Canada - Life Sciences & Health Care - Research Facilities - Project Management & Services - Academic Master

We are hiring a Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for our client, a global cannabis company developing innovative lifestyle and wellness products.

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Sinead McLaughlin, Account manager

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About this role


  • Overseeing communications and engaging with prospective businesses from the time of initial contact through to completion of the deal
  • Participate in performing various outbound call campaigns as well as lead generation activities, and in coordinating and implementing due diligence for any potential transactions
  • Manage prospect pipelines in order to produce and surpass expected results
  • Negotiate transactions between the business and potential acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships
  • Determine investment conclusions and create presentations for senior M&A management for aiding decision making in these sensitive transactions with sound support utilizing detailed financial models and valuation analyses
  • Conduct extensive research, gathers information about target businesses, and liaises with analysts to develop a prospecting list
  • Oversee and conduct daily meetings, reviews, metrics, and clear documentation of follow ups with prospective businesses for analysis
  • Stay up to date with industry, M&A trends and best practices, constantly imparting them on the department in order to ensure continuous improvement in efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s merger and acquisition activities
  • Stay informed on current and developing legislation governing mergers and acquisitions within the business’s jurisdiction, ensuring that all of the business’s M&A initiatives are within the confines of the law

About you


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field
  • 6+ years’ experience in a related role, ideally coming from investment banking or M&A consulting, experience with excel modelling
  • Designation in a related field (Ca, CPA, CFA, CBV etc.)
  • Corporate project management discipline and structure
  • Experience with business development, initiating conversations and following through to execution
  • Must have strong financial and modeling skills, as well as strong interpersonal and sales skills
  • Prior experience in private equity, transaction consulting or investment banking considered an asset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Global market knowledge, good business understanding, problem-solving skills, and business intuition
  • Strong team player as well as ability to work independently

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB236490
  • Location: Vancouver
  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Research Facilities
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Sinead McLaughlin

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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