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Corporate Development Director

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Citywest, D, IE, D24 PE08

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia plc

Corporate Development Director


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 and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Glanbia’s growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments aligned with our purpose.

  • B2C: each of our own brands has its own consumer appeal. We are the #1 global sports nutrition brand with a growing presence in lifestyle nutrition.
  • B2B: our portfolio of both nutritional ingredients and cheese products gives us strong market reach and customer relevance. We work closely with our customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.
  • D2C: our digital platforms enhance engagement with our consumers at multiple touch points throughout their purchasing decision journey. We will continue to connect with consumers through creative excellence and new digital layers of services. 

Employing over 6,000 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of €4.2bn. 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).


The role

An opportunity has arisen on a permanent basis for a Corporate Development Director. This role will report to the Chief Corporate Development Officer.



The base location of the roles will be in Ireland in our office location in Citywest, Dublin 24, 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:

  • Leading project teams to evaluate potential acquisition targets
  • Lead overall transaction negotiation and execution, including coordination of due diligence activities
  • Project management, including determining approach, assigning duties, overseeing progress, reviewing and challenging feedback and opinions, driving progress, driving opinions and generating consensus
  • Develop operating financial models to evaluate a target’s financial projections, valuation, accretion dilution, and returns analyses
  • Collaborate with internal business unit leaders to support ad-hoc strategic finance projects
  • Liaise with company senior executives, external advisors and third parties


Experience/ Qualifications

  • Candidates will have at least a Bachelor’s Degree, likely in a Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline.  In addition, a Master’s level Degree is highly preferred. 



  • 5+ years of experience in 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, including clients
  • Ability to analyze global markets and trends



  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment
  • Accurate with very 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, or disability status. 


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