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Group Strategy Senior Manager

City:  Milano
Country/Region:  IT

About Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector. We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVx-NAGfjEs&feature=embtitle


Team Overview and Job responsibilities

Within the Strategy Team, under the supervision of the Chief Strategy Officer, we are looking for a Strategy Senior Manager based in our HQ in Milan. The ideal candidate will be responsible of both organic and inorganic growth projects working with both internal resources (e.g., legal, finance, business) and external resources (financial advisors). He/her will deliver end-to-end projects linked to both:

  • Inorganic growth: from deal origination or preliminary study of a potential target to due diligence activities, signing and closing
  • Ongoing business: e.g., portfolio optimization


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a Strategy Senior Manager based in our HQ in Milan with the following key requirements:

  • At least five to eight years of professional experience in M&A/Investment Banking in Tier I international institutions or boutiques
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Engineering or Maths/Physics
  • Experienced self-standing project leader delivering end-to-end solutions and projects
  • Demonstrates strategic thinking and ability to quickly understand the “big picture” coupled with judgement to get into the required level of detail as needed
  • Demonstrates ability to interact, expand and manage relationships both internally (e.g., representatives from legal and sales/business teams), and externally (e.g., banks, advisors and counterparts)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills demonstrating gravitas and impact vis-à-vis internal business leaders, and external counterparts
  • High numeracy skills, proficiency in.xls modeling, as well as core M&A matters (e.g., company valuation methods, accounting, legal, tax, contracts / SPA)
  • Flexible in producing his own .xls and presentation works (when needed) and train more junior colleagues as needed - XLS modelling
  • Core M&A matters: e.g., company valuation methods, contracts / SPA
  • Fluent in English both written and oral
  • Availability to travel


Additional information

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements. Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.