Corporate Development Director

Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Company: Glanbia

Our Business

Glanbia is a global nutrition company and the global leader in the performance nutrition industry with a portfolio of performance and lifestyle nutrition brands. As a nutritional solutions provider in the B2B arena, we commercialise specialty nutritional, functional ingredients, flavors and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Our growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments.


Employing over 6,000 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of $5.4bn. We have three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).


Location: The location of the role will be at our office in Chicago with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart Working Model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Key Elements Of The Role:

· Participate in strategic planning and lead project teams to evaluate potential acquisition targets.

· Collaborate with internal business unit teams to support strategic projects.

· Project management, including determining approach, assigning duties, overseeing progress, reviewing and challenging feedback and opinions, driving progress, driving opinions and generating consensus.

· Lead overall transaction negotiation and execution, including coordination of due diligence activities.

· Develop operating financial models to evaluate a target’s financial projections, valuation, accretion dilution, and returns analyses.

· Liaise with company senior executives, external advisors and third parties.



Candidates will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree, likely in a Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline.



· 5+ years of experience in consulting, investment banking, corporate development or transaction services.

· Experience must include reading, analyzing, and interpreting markets, strategic, and financial analysis.

· Proven abilities in writing and delivering presentations to various audiences.

· Ability to analyze global markets and trends.



· Strategic mindset with ability to identify and develop opportunities to drive the future growth of Glanbia

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate to key stakeholders across various levels and functions.

· Ability to develop and maintain productive cross-functional relationships across the global organization.

· Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment.

· Accurate with strong attention to detail.

· Ability to travel when and if required on a project needs basis.

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago