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Senior professional M&A Integration

Do you want to help improve food and health around the world?

At Oterra, food and health are at the heart of everything we do and every day over 400 million people eat a product with our colors in it. We believe that nature got it right the first time and as a leading manufacturer of colors from natural sources, we are here to make a difference for healthy living and sustainable agriculture. We need the brightest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?

 

The team for you to join

Oterra, an EQT portfolio company, has an active M&A agenda with 3 acquisitions made in the past year (SECNA, Diana Foods and Food Ingredient Solutions) as well as strategic collaborations established with business partners. In order to drive the continued focus on acquisition driven growth in addition to organic growth we are seeking a new member of our business transformation team. The function is located at the HQ in Hørsholm, close to Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

We have a cross-functional responsibility and thereby connect to a diverse set of internal stakeholders across the globe, as well as to external partners. We apply an entrepreneurial mentality, have a flat structure, high standards and at the same time a pragmatic and hands-on approach.

 

What would your role look like?

You will be a key driver for Oterra’s M&A integration activities as well as cross-functional strategic projects. This means taking charge of the integration of a newly acquired company, negotiation of Transitional Service Agreements, monitoring financial performance in the company and tracking synergies during the integration phase. This is a role with high visibility and influence across the organization, and a rewarding opportunity to help shape the future of the company with your strong carve-out and integration capabilities (PMI).

 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated colleague to fit into an ambitious and fast-paced setting. We need a true team player with a can-do attitude to lead the integration of newly acquired companies.

 

What we’d like to see:

  • Solid experience with carve-out/integration is a pre-requisite likely from multiple years of experience from management consulting or from corporate strategy and business development roles
  • An execution oriented mind, who is able to quickly understand both contractual constraints and cross functional interdependencies on the journey to realize synergies
  • Innovative problem-solver with strong analytical and financial skills who is motivated to create financial transparency in the acquired companies (we use SAP S4 Hana)
  • Pragmatic working style with the ability to weigh competing needs, prioritize and craft recommendations to accelerate value creation
  • A team-worker with proven ability to work across functions in an organization with strong interpersonal and influencing skills as well as a down-to-earth attitude
  • Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Reliability, follow-through and hands-on mentality

 

We offer

A unique opportunity to actively support and shape the company’s ambitious growth journey in an exciting industry. We offer good possibilities for professional growth and learning in an international environment. You will get exposure to all internal functions and establish new connections to a broad set of external stakeholders. We have a flexible and modern way of working in a culture where we value differences, authenticity, and each other. We offer a market aligned compensation package and a truly international work environment.

 

If you need more information?

Read more about Oterra here: www.oterra.com. For more information about the role please contact mikkel.holmstrup@oterra.com.

 

About Oterra

Oterra, an EQT portfolio company, is the largest provider of naturally sourced colors worldwide. Since our first color launch in 1876, we’ve utilized the power of nature’s true colors and championed that natural is best.

 

We have an unrivalled expertise in colors for food, beverage, dietary supplements and pet food, and help manufacturers bring appealing products to consumers around the world. We empower our partners to meet the demand for safe, sustainable and natural food on our journey together towards natural. Every day over 400 million people eat or drink a product with our colors in it.

 

At Oterra we are on an exciting growth journey where no two days are alike. We are a dedicated team of professionals around the world united in our belief that nature got it right the first time and that no one knows natural colors like us.

Our headquarter is in Hoersholm, Denmark, and we have production sites in Europe, Latin America and the US and more than 900 team members in 30 countries worldwide, serving 120 markets globally.

 

Join us on our journey together towards natural.

Application Deadline: 
Job ID:  1182
Location: 

Hoersholm (Color Agern Alle), DK

Job Posting Function:  Others