Director of Business Development

European Union, United Kingdom

1. About Us:

Constellation Software Inc. is one of Canada’s largest and most successful technology companies with a market cap of $75B CAD on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX:CSU”). One of the six divisions of CSI is Vela Software, within which Juniper Group stands as the leading European portfolio, leveraging an extensive team of over 80 M&A professionals across six continents. You will join this multicultural and dynamic team, driving strategic expansion in various industries including Travel, Healthcare, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Oil & Gas. Discover more about our commitment to long-term growth and our unique business model at,, and

2. The Opportunity:

Juniper Group is on the hunt for a Director of Business Development, a role crafted for a distinguished professional with expansive industry connections and influence, particularly in the DACH, UK, and CEE regions. You will be at the forefront of our business development efforts, championing our strategic initiatives and fostering pivotal relationships with leading software companies. This role is not just about managing existing relationships but also about leading Juniper’s market expansion efforts and shaping our go-to-market strategy alongside our Senior Vice President. You will collaborate closely with our Head of M&A and Business Unit Managers to drive the acquisition cycle from start to finish, leveraging your extensive network and deep insights into the industry to clinch and seal strategic deals.

3. What You’ll Do:

As an integral member of the Juniper Group, you will:

  • Utilize your well-established network to pinpoint, engage, and transform high-quality acquisition prospects into tangible successes, especially within the DACH, UK, and CEE markets.
  • Connect with brokers, advisors, and other key players in the ecosystem to tap into the local transaction flow.
  • Showcase your creativity and resilience in connecting with business owners, operators, and C-suite leaders.
  • Support crucial phases of the M&A process, such as completing due diligence, developing our investment thesis, and maintaining ongoing relationships.
  • Mentor and guide junior members of the BD & M&A teams, fostering a learning environment that encourages growth and development.

4. Job Requirements:

  • Language: Fluency in English is required. Additional European language skills are a plus, enhancing your ability to negotiate and collaborate across borders.  Fluency in German is advantage.
  • Experience: You should have a solid 10+ years background in M&A, PE, or VC deal sourcing or corporate development, particularly within enterprise SaaS. Experience in our core sectors such as Healthcare and Financial Services/Insurance will be advantageous.
  • Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Business/Economics, Computer Science, or a related field is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred.

5.  Job Location:

  • Language: The location for this role is the European Union, with the flexibility of being fully remote. Be prepared for approximately 20-30% travel, primarily within Europe, to forge new relationships and strengthen existing ones 

6. What We Offer:

We provide a remarkable opportunity to advance your career within an environment that is both challenging and rewarding:

  • A permanent contract with a competitive salary that reflects your experience and expertise.
  • Flexible working hours and generous vacation policies to balance professional and personal life.
  • Thrive in an international, dynamic work environment that nurtures entrepreneurial spirit and continuous progression.
  • Have unlimited access to burgeoning career opportunities within Juniper Group and Vela Software, rewarding your dedication and outstanding performance.

This position is ideal for visionary leaders aiming to significantly impact a globally recognized enterprise actively shaping the software industry through strategic acquisitions!

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