The Director of Business Development is the lead deal maker for their designated area and leads the process to identify, source, target, diligence, and close add-on acquisitions to CVP’s existing hospital platform. We are seeking 2 Directors for this position; 1 in Texas and another in the Indiana, Ohio, Illinois area.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities-
· Manage the business development process from sourcing candidates to Letter of Intent to Closing.
· Develop relationships with potential new veterinary partners through meetings, meals and other events.
· Lead the evaluation of new acquisition opportunities and the proposal for all new acquisitions
· Review and submit letters of intent and collateral material
· Review diligence findings and drive new acquisitions to closing
· Manage the trade show process in their areas and attend as needed
· Engage with CVP’s executive team on CVP’s company and acquisition strategy
· Enhance CVP’s brand in the veterinary sector through honest, creative negotiations
· Report to CVP’s Board on the market and CVP’s strategy and tactics for success in the market.
Preferred Education & Experience-
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record in business development, M&A or related jobs in the veterinary healthcare business. Required experience includes:
5+ years of experience in M&A, business development or related jobs in veterinary healthcare
Knowledge of accounting and financial analysis
Experience reviewing and negotiating M&A documentation and contracts
Knowledge of M&A structures, and due diligence processes
Investment banking or other finance experience is a plus
Undergraduate degree is required. Graduate degree is a plus
A self-starter who needs little direction; is highly self-motivated, and accountable.
Operates with high integrity, builds trust, quickly wins and sustains credibility in relationships with others; personable/approachable
Capacity or experience leading a team and working with professionals towards the completion of acquisitions
Well-developed problem solving skills, with an emphasis on innovative and creative solutions that result in a more effective business development function.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skill (both oral and written) including the ability to communicate with individuals having both sophisticated and unsophisticated financial acumen.
Strong track record of implementing and executing tactics to achieve key strategic initiatives.
Results oriented and achievement motivated. Ability to meet deadlines and work well with others in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously.
Organized and detail oriented.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Excel Spreadsheet software and MS Word; MS PowerPoint Word Processing software and Salesforce experience.
50%-75% travel is expected for this position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
About Community Veterinary Partners
Community Veterinary Partners (CVP) mission is to bring joy to families by providing the best care possible to the pets they love. A growing community of 75+ animal hospitals in the Eastern US, CVP empowers our veterinary professionals by providing unwavering support services that allows them to get back to what they love doing the most – caring for pets.