Investment Programme Analyst

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Experian

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Full Time
18 days ago

Company Description

Who are Experian?

We unlock the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. At life’s big moments – from buying a home or car, to sending a child to university, to growing a business exponentially by connecting it with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence so they can maximize every opportunity.

For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 17,800 people in 45 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

Job Description

A bit of background…

We are currently looking for an Investment Programme Analyst to join our Global Strategy and M&A/Corporate Development team based in the UK.

Why should you apply for this role?

This is a new role with incredible visibility to Experian’s businesses on a global scale.  The Global Strategy and M&A/Corporate Development teams help stretch the boundaries of ambition across Experian. This role is a great way to help support our inorganic and organic investments while kick starting a career path to Corporate Strategy, M&A, Ventures or other exciting assignments.

What you’ll be doing…

You will be responsible for building relationships with the Global Strategy and M&A/Corporate Development teams to ensure efficient and effective processes.  You should be comfortable challenging to keep stakeholders on track with deadlines and more broadly keeping the organisation informed on our deal efforts.

This role is critical as we are seeing an increase in our investment activity globally.

You can expect to be responsible to:

  • Schedule and organise key deal review meetings
  • Maintain and manage reporting of M&A and Venture project pipelines
  • Regular tracking of pipeline using Salesforce and creating monthly reports, whilst developing new and insightful metrics
  • Support a semi-annual review of M&A and Venture strategic priorities
  • Maintain and manage the post investment review process, providing templates and reviewing content for all deals.
  • Streamline document templates and ensure quality of content
  • Maintain master deal calendar and provide visibility to executives
  • Support the deal approval process (distributing documents, following up actions) 

Could this be the role for you? Here’s what we’re ideally looking for:

Experience:

We're looking for someone who is passionate and interested in developing a career at an exciting company with a high-performance culture.

Experience in a similar role is advantageous, however candidates from all backgrounds will be considered. We are looking for:

Essential:

  • Excellent organisation and coordination skills
  • Strong written/presentation skills
  • Keen attention to detail in reports and presentations
  • Ability to understand and synthesize financial information
  • Ability to communicate clearly with stakeholders at all levels, with confidence to keep others on track
  • Comfortable working across different cultures and time zones
  • Proactive nature to make sure all deadlines are met, and activities run smoothly

Desirable:

  • Some experience in a corporate environment - within finance, M&A, Corporate Development/Strategy would be a bonus but is not essential
  • Ability to navigate a broad, global organisation and comfortable working and building relationships at all levels

Tech capability:

  • Salesforce is a heavily utilised tool across the team and so experience using this would be a bonus, but training will be provided.
  • Expert PowerPoint and Excel skills

Qualifications

 

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject would be advantageous but is not essential

Additional Information

Why choose us?

Our colleagues’ health and wellbeing is a top priority for us, that’s why our reward, benefits and wellbeing programmes are designed so you can come to work feeling your very best self. Our benefits focus on health, money and lifestyle so you can tailor your benefits to your own personal needs. Whether it’s your physical and mental wellness, getting to work or planning for the future, we have a range of flexible options to have you covered!

At Experian we are committed to building an inclusive culture and to creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. We care about work that works, whether that’s about where you work or adjusting your hours to fit better with your life. Our flexible working practices, including our hybrid working model where employees can split their working time between the office and their home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our business as well as our people. So that you can love where you work please discuss what works for you with your recruiter during the hiring process.

Could this be the role for you? Apply now to start your journey with Experian.

To learn more about our culture and what it’s really like to work here, check out our interactive guide here: https://view.pagetiger.com/experianguideforcandidates/1

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