M&A Manager (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. With more than $100M in funding to date and an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. With our search engine for vacation rentals Holidu we help travelers book the ideal accommodation for the lowest price, and through our software-and-service solution Bookiply we also support vacation rental owners in multiplying their bookings with less work. Do you want to have an impact on millions of travelers worldwide? Then pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Your future team

As M&A Manager you will be part of our broader Strategy Team led by our VP Operations & Strategy Darius. In the newly established M&A team you will play a vital part in shaping Holidu’s and Bookiply’s growth journey. Reporting directly to Darius, you’ll be directly involved in all phases of the transaction lifecycle, from opportunity identification through due diligence, M&A execution and on to post-merger integrations. Some phases will be fully owned by you. In this role, you'll also work closely with the founders (CEO and CTO) as well as the rest of the management and leadership team.

Your role in this journey

  • Actively build and manage the deal funnel.

  • Generate deal flow by working with external buy-side M&A advisors, building your own network and other creative ways to make sure we get access to the most interesting opportunities.

  • Assess incoming deal-flow and prepare go/no-go decisions at different stages of the deal for the management team.

  • Spearhead financial modeling and price structuring and due diligence processes.

  • Support VP Operations & Strategy and the CEO in contract negotiations.

  • Interface with internal stakeholders in the company during due diligence and post-merger phases.

  • Be the right hand for the VP Operations & Strategy in managing post-merger integrations.

Your backpack is filled with

  • At least 4 years of  work experience in M&A advisory, M&A, Family Office or Private Equity environment.

  • Experience with supporting transactions along all phases of the deal cycle - from M&A strategy, screening to closure and integration.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build trust and credibility with both external management and internal stakeholders.

  • Highly structured work methodology with strong stakeholder management abilities.

  • A relentless drive to get things done paired with a high attention to detail and a strive for excellence. 

  • A strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills.

  • Fluent English skills, any other language(s) is/are a plus.

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.

  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself further through regular feedback, workshops and knowledge exchange.

  • Use your personal development budget and 2 extra days off to enhance your professional skills by visiting conferences, buying books, attending courses and more.

  • Connect and have fun with international, diverse and yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team.

  • Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices.

  • Get in shape with a premium gym membership for a discounted rate.

  • Go traveling for 28 vacation days + 13 public holidays in Bavaria with interesting discounts on our Bookiply properties.

  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Apply online on our career page! Your first travel contact will be Clara from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 


Munich, Germany

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