- Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, economics, IT, engineering, or a related field with second upper or above; MBA preferred.
- CIMA/ACCA/CFA part or full qualification.
- 3+ years of experience in corporate planning, business development, M&A, research, or related fields
- Strong financial and analytical skills, including the ability to conduct financial modeling and analysis to evaluate potential transactions.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
- Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify new opportunities and potential risks.
- Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge in Python, analytical models will be an added advantage.
- Support the development and implementation of the company's business development and M&A strategy.
- Involve actively in the development of Long-Range Plan (LRP) and Business Strategy, by appraising global/industry trends, consumer evolution and competitive environment to set Dialog group corporate objectives and goals in line with Axiata group vision.
- Assist to formulate the strategic rationale for Inorganic Expansions / divestments.
- Research & screen Targets to meet strategic rationale of the M&A
- Carry out initial assessment of the target organization and the business valuations.
- Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential acquisition targets, joint ventures, and partnership opportunities that align with the company's strategic objectives.
- Assist with the due diligence process, including financial, legal, and operational analysis of potential targets.
- Support negotiations and deal execution, including drafting and reviewing agreements and coordinating with relevant stakeholders.
- Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including potential partners, clients, investors, and industry experts.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, and operations, to ensure successful execution of transactions.
- Stay up to date with industry trends, competitive landscape, and market dynamics to identify new opportunities and potential risks