Business Development M&A Manager

Date: May 12, 2023

Location: Genève, Geneva, CH, 1206

Company: Bunge

Location : Geneva 

City : Geneva 

State : Genève (CH-GE) 

Country : Switzerland (CH) 

Requisition Number : 28867 

This position represents a unique career opportunity for driven, bold candidates who wish to broaden from a strong first experience in investment banking, corporate development, management consulting or private equity. Join a vibrant company with a global presence in the Agribusiness and Food & Ingredients sectors.


Why join our Global Business Development team?


The core of this role is to provide project management and analytical support to evaluate M&A and organic growth opportunities. You will work together with a small, passionate and focused core team to research, initiate and develop projects that have a major impact on our organization and on the food, feed and fuel supply chains worldwide. The company is experienced increasing activity driven by global mega-trends in these industries. The team works closely together with key partners up to C-level across Functional and Commercial teams (regionally and globally).


Day to day activities you can expect


  • M&A process management: Participate in all aspects of M&A activities (Sell-side, Buy-side, Joint Ventures), Coordinate due-diligence teams composed of internal specialists and external advisors (e.g. investment banks, consultants, transaction services providers, legal advisors etc.), Develop valuation models using different methodologies and support to analytically assess deal fundamentals and economics.
  • Strategy and business development: Assist in mapping exercise to identify, evaluate, screen and structure potential growth opportunities across Bunge businesses, Lead workstreams in strategic development projects and Provide analytical support for business development activities as needed.
  • Other areas: Maintain awareness of competitor activities and market transactions, Contribute towards implementing a zero incident safety culture at Bunge and Support strategic initiatives with analytical work as necessary.


Who are we looking for

As a true collaborator and entrepreneur and strong communicator, you are able to build trust across the board. You identify yourself as a global citizen, open to travel and are highly organized to be able to deal with peaks and troughs which is in the nature of this position. As the successful candidate you are analytical, passionate about data and able to derive valuable information from high volumes. You have a solid understanding of M&A processes and dynamics, and the impact it can have on corporate strategies. You love the strategy part of originating and executing transactions, but are also result oriented and willing to do the operational work. Handling a broad scope, taking initiative, working independently and focused are traits that come natural to you and allow you to maintain objectivity and perform in a pressured environment. Besides that:


  • A University degree. An MBA or other post graduate financial qualification is an advantage
  • 3 - 5 years relevant post-graduate experience required in M&A (MNC, investment bank, private equity) or strategy (MNC or management consulting firm)
  • Knowledge of valuation methodologies, cash flow analysis tools, accounting and corporate finance principles. Experience in financial modelling and project analysis
  • Exposure to projects in the Food Ingredients and/or Agribusiness sectors would be an advantage
  • Fluency in English is required plus other European or Asian languages


What We Offer

A key role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agribusiness value chain. We do this in an informal culture where entrepreneurship is valued. Being a global organization with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of development opportunities can support your long-term career at Bunge. Joining in this team will give you much exposure and opportunities to grow in the company.


If this description matches your profile and interest, we’re looking forward very much to receive your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk. 


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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