Senior Coordinator Centre for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts

Do you have a passion for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts? Do you believe in the open, pragmatic, vital and international spirit of Vlerick? And are you ready to develop a new business & coordinate a new Centre? Then we have the perfect job for you!

What can you expect

As Senior Coordinator of the Centre for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts, your responsibilities are (in close collaboration with prof. Mathieu Luypaert, academic director):

  • Active business development for this new-born Center:
    • maintain relationships with existing partners
    • attract new (international) partners/members
    • Create value by developing new activities
    • Active communication with the outside world
  • Organisation and coordination of the Centre and its events/conferences/new programs in this field:
    • Responsible for budget & profitability of the center
    • Act as a go-between with faculty, business partners, back office…
    • Practical organisation with back office support
    • Spar on content of research & the content build-up of conferences
    • Facilitate the high-quality delivery of programmes and events you have designed or which are currently being implemented
  • Conduct applied research in collaboration with faculty and other researchers. This includes more specifically:
    • Conducting yearly M&A monitor
    • Developing case studies
    • Writing reports and press releases

What do we expect from you

  • You have a Master degree and affinity with the topic of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts
  • You have 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience
  • You have a strong interest in connecting with the business world and proven BtoB sales ability
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set: the ability to proactively identify and realise new business opportunities, to challenge the status and to multi-task
  • You have good analytical skills 
  • You are fluent in English
  • You can work autonomously but you are also a good team player
  • You have a proactive attitude 
  • You have good writing and computing skills
  • Located in either campus Brussels or Ghent

Working at Vlerick is

  • Autonomy, responsibility and challenging work
  • Synergy between research and business practice
  • The opportunity to become a content expert
  • Interesting contacts with the business world
  • A competitive compensation and benefit package

Are you interested?

Are you interested?
Please send your CV and motivation letter to [email protected]

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