Corporate Development Manager

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Date: 15 Nov 2023

Location: London, GB, EC3M 4BS

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38900

Corporate Development Manager

Lloyd’s Register


Location: London preferred, other locations to be considered


What we’re looking for 

The Corporate Development Manager will play a vital role in supporting the business to achieve it’s ambitious growth targets. Working alongside the Corporate Development Director, your key role will be to assist in the origination and execution of a pipeline of multiple acquisitions, providing support and/or lead on research, financial analysis, evaluation of potential investments, due diligence workstreams, and transaction execution for the Group.

The successful candidate will need to both work independently to deliver technical output and to communicate credibly with key internal and external stakeholders. 


What we offer you 

  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes
  • A culture that develops its colleagues and promotes from within and many other additional benefits.


   The role

  • Work closely with Senior Management on Corporate strategy and transaction projects, under the leadership of Lloyd Register’s Corporate Development Director
  • Lead and support on the execution of transactions from opportunity evaluation, through due diligence, deal negotiation, execution and final integration
  • Project manage internal due diligence processes on target companies, liaising with external advisors as appropriate.
  • Researching and evaluating growth opportunities across international markets
  • Provide support in the development of Investment appraisals and Board communications.
  • Manage internal and external relationships including advisors and other third parties.
  • Lead on financial analysis and model building
  • To mentor / coach other technical employees to achieve effective technical knowledge transfer and application.
  • Pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.


What you bring 

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field. ACA, qualification would be highly advantageous.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in mid-market M&A and/or transactions services within the Big 4, Investment Bank, or Private Equity.
  • Ability to manage simultaneous initiatives, deliver work to agreed deadlines and work well with a variety of individuals across a dynamic and fast-growing business.
  • Experience in supporting / leading due diligence workstreams
  • Experience in investment evaluation and reports, financial modelling and valuations
  • Analytically rigorous and detail orientated, A good grasp of financial modelling methodologies.
  • Possess strong written and oral communications skills with the ability influence at all levels up to and including executive leadership.
  • A self-starter who is able to work in a highly organised manner to prioritise projects and agendas.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders across levels, building engagement & commitment to action
  • Be flexible, adaptable, and prepared to take on new challenges
  • Have drive for results, solution focused thinking and you are keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs.
  • Demonstrate initiative and proactiveness and has flexibility adjusting your approach when necessary.
  • Have good planning and process management skills (scopes the length and difficulty of tasks; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps)
  • Have perseverance in the face of obstacles and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Display a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment and ability to work both independently and as part of a team with colleagues in person and around the world.
  • Are customer focused and driven to achieve excellent customer service.


About us 

Maritime stakeholders are increasingly looking for digital solutions to address the growing challenges of operating in such a vast and complex industry. Pressing issues like climate change, supply chain volatility, and an increase in regulatory requirements already requires considerable agility on the part of all industry members, with no indication of abatement.

Technology will play a key role in allowing stakeholders to operate efficiently and responsibly in the decades to come. When it comes to managing a wide-ranging fleet of vessels, the need for real-time data exchange between ship and shore and interconnected, dynamic processes are sure to increase. Decision-makers will need access to more data than ever and a means to combine multiple interdependent datasets to derive insight and inform decision-making in real-time.

At LR, we have now developed a digital solutions portfolio that provides voyage compliance, voyage planning, ship management and vessel performance solutions to over 20,000 vessels across the globe.

Digital Solutions Division:

We recognise the challenges facing the maritime industry including the drive for decarbonization and the need for improved efficiency. To address these challenges OneOcean is now part of the Lloyd’s Register Digital Solutions division. We are proud to work alongside the other brands that comprise this division, providing voyage compliance, voyage planning, ship management and vessel performance solutions. 


Be a part of 

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.

Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 

 Want to apply 

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 

 We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 

 If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 

 We care, we share, we do the right thing. 

If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible. #LI-KC1


Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:

Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.

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