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Enjoyment and progress with every connection

The world is becoming more and more connected. Connectivity and communications are the pillars of our society and economy. But connectivity goes much further than smart connections between networks, or the technology we use to make contact. In the end, people’s lives are about feeling connected. To each other, to loved ones, friends and family. To the things that are most important to them, so they can fully enjoy everything the world has to offer, and people, business and society can progress.

As VodafoneZiggo, we make valuable connections and that is why the mission of VodafoneZiggo is: Enjoyment and progress with every connection. We aim to stimulate a positive change in society. Build bridges. Help address the problems people facing today. And to use the power of technology to make a difference. Striving for sustainable and social goals is therefore an integral part of VodafoneZiggo strategy.

Enjoy the challenge

As Corporate Development Manager, you will be challenged to take on a strategic role with high impact. In this role, you will get the most attractive corporate development opportunities spotted, selected and executed. You continuously run, manage and improve this multidisciplinary process across our business units and many internal & external stakeholders. This is a high impact role where you influence through getting high impact strategic opportunities spotted, selected and executed.

This is what you do

  • organization and execution of opportunity scans in areas of M&A, various corporate opportunities, strategic partnerships and innovation;
  • performing related analysis and development of business cases, business plans and implementation plans with stakeholders involved;
  • managing and continuously improving evaluation & selection & development process for internal and external ideas and proposals;
  • development of project proposals and execution of complex projects with senior multidisciplinary teams across business units;
  • execution of M&A and other corporate development projects with internal and external stakeholders in different phases including detailed synergy analysis, overall business case, business plan, valuation, deal structuring, implementation plan and due diligence;
  • being a sparring partner for business units with (commercial) business sense and a broad multi-disciplinary expertise.

Team Up

As Corporate Development Manager you will be part of the of a small Corporate Development team, responsible for evaluation, selection and execution of Corporate Development opportunities. You will do this in close cooperation with business units and multi-disciplinary projects teams.

Within this department you will be reporting to the Director Corporate Development (Jan van Dijk). There are no direct reports and your dotted reports are primarily stakeholders at senior level.

Although we have been working mostly from home last year, the role is based in our state of the art central office in Utrecht. This is where you will feel at home. Thanks to:

  • An office that reflects VodafoneZiggo’s identity: digital!
  • Central Office is as dynamic as our networks; prepare to get energized!
  • Great coffee at our coffee bars – our baristas are always happy to serve
  • Good food: enjoy tasty, chef-prepared dishes in our restaurant, Club Connect
  • An after-lunch game of FIFA or Pacman? Or a race in our F1 simulator? Fun is included!

Got what it takes

We look for people with a blend of the following skills:

  • Master degree in Corporate Finance, additional MBA is beneficial;
  • 5 years’ experience in management consulting and Corporate Finance in commercial environments;
  • Experience in ICT & Media or Telecom industry;
  • Multidisciplinary expertise (e.g. commercial, marketing, technology, legal, regulatory, organizational);
  • Demonstrated experience in M&A, strategy development, business plan development and project management;
  • An analytical critical strategic thinker, but also open for new ideas;
  • Strong organizational awareness and stakeholder management skills;
  • Strong communication and relational skills;

Enjoy the Benefits

Based on a 40-hour working week at VodafoneZiggo, you can count on:

  • A competitive salary and bonus scheme;
  • 20 days of paid leave;
  • On top of your base salary you’ll receive a monthly flexible budget of 14,95% of your gross salary. Within this budget is included 8% holiday allowance and the possibility to purchase extra days off annually or directly receive the amount each month – it’s up to you!
  • Plus a free disposable monthly mobility budget of EUR 800.- gross;
  • Unlimited Learning! Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through an extensive set of tools to drive your career, we are transforming the industry. The VodafoneZiggo menu has thousands of educational choices, providing you the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives - an all you can learn experience!
  • A voucher for a smartphone, and a Vodafone subscription to go with it. And yes, you can use it for personal calls as well;
  • Discounts on Vodafone and Ziggo products and services;
  • A worry-free pension plan that also allows you to save extra;
  • An NS-Business Card tailored to your personal travel habits. Including a 1st class option, that you can even use for personal trips;
  • Connected working 2.0: the flexibility and freedom to work from home for 2 or 3 days a week. We agree with each other at team level how and where we work and adjust our planning and agendas accordingly. This allows everyone to plan their weekly schedule as effectively as possible according to the needs of the moment;
  • We value social impact. You can participate in social initiatives during work hours and increase your positive contribution. An example? By joining our Online Master’s program, you can teach children how to navigate the digital world safely and responsibly;
  • Setbacks in your personal life? We offer excellent (financial) arrangements to minimize the impact of adversity. For example when you are unable to work;
  • Substantial discounts on health insurance, sports memberships, childcare and (much) more.

Why should you join VodafoneZiggo?

VodafoneZiggo makes valuable connections and brings enjoyment to people. We are the driving force of Dutch digitalization and are the builder of the infrastructure that comes with it. We are an important player investing in the digital future to empower people and society. We use the power of technology to help people and make society stronger. To do so, we share three values: Open Up, Team Up and Step Up. These represent thinking positively, listening to and learning from each other, with a focus on collaboration, plus a penchant for thinking and acting out of the box. To get a feel who and what it is like working for VodafoneZiggo at a personal level, visit our career website where you can read and see stories from our employees.

Let’s connect

If you are interested, please show your interest and application via our career website and include a cover letter. Questions? Call or app Meriam van Wijk (+31611461891) or email: Meriam.van-wijk@vodafoneziggo.com. You’ll have all the answers soon!

How does our recruitment process looks?

Once your application has been received, it is time to do our homework and we will let you as soon as possible if we’d like to meet.* An assessment will be part of our selection process.

Nailed it? Congratulations, we’ll make you a job offer and hope you accept it! There will be some final paperwork to settle your start and onboarding program. We look forward to welcoming you to the team!

Note: A pre-employment screening is part of the hiring process

* To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are adjusting our recruiting process in line with our company measures. Your first meeting is online and as your application progresses, you may be asked to use digital tools to connect with us during your recruitment journey. Check this page to learn about our full range of measures and procedures.

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