Refractory M&A and Corporate Development Expert (all genders)


Full time


Are you ready for new challenges in an international and innovation-driven environment where you can make a difference? Apply and join our team, be curious, learn, grow, and develop your career together with us. We promise: you are in for a special ride!


The location of the role is in: Vienna


About the job

Are you passionate about driving growth and overseeing transformative projects? As an integral member of RHI Magnesita‘s M&A team, you will drive M&A transactions from identification through integration, ensuring a seamless process throughout. Leveraging your extensive experience in the refractory industry, you will evaluate market opportunities to assess strategic fit and synergy potential, creating compelling investment stories and collaborating closely with business units. Your responsibilities will include conducting valuations and managing due diligence processes, as well as preparing and presenting approval packages to senior leadership. Working closely with top management within a high-performance, collaborative team, your deep expertise in refractory products and their applications will be invaluable in aligning acquisitions with our strategic goals and shaping our corporate strategy. You will travel internationally approximately 20% of your working time.


In addition, your tasks will include

  • Following and studying strategic actions of relevant market players
  • Building strong relationships with potential targets and originating deals
  • Developing and implementing integration strategies post-acquisition
  • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of completed transactions to ensure alignment with strategic goals
  • Providing insights and recommendations to improve future M&A processes


About You

You are a strong communicator with a collaborative attitude. With your great enthusiasm and creative mindset, you bring new ideas to the table, not only as an individual but also together with your colleagues. You work well in cross-functional teams and are not afraid to take responsibility and make decisions. With your hands-on mentality, structured approach and analytical skills, you proactively seek to improve the status quo. You see change as something positive, can adapt quickly and you like to courageously help shaping the future of RHI Magnesita.


What we expect from you in terms of


Education & skills

  • A technical university degree
  • Profound understanding of M&A processes and transaction cycles, with expertise in valuation models and financial insights
  • Strong negotiation skills and knowledge of legal aspects of transactions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  • Ability to convey complex ideas in a concise manner
  • Profound industry expertise and business acumen



  • English – Proficient/Fluent
  • Any other language will be considered an asset


Work experience

  • Extensive experience in the refractory industry, with in-depth expertise of our products and their applications


Why you should work for RHI Magnesita

You will perform in a customer focused environment. We live innovation and appreciate an open and pragmatic way of working. From our leaders we expect to drive our further transformation, to engage our people and to give direction. RHI Magnesita is a company where you can be yourself and where not only your resume and experience, but also your personality counts. We aim for global consistency in compensation policies, but also consider local common practices. RHI Magnesita is committed to support its employees through various means to enable the best possible performance.


We offer

  • Attractive remuneration packages including global bonus programme
  • Local benefits such as public transport annual pass (Wiener Linien), our own RHI Magnesite Café on site and daily meal allowance for numerous eateries (Europlaza)
  • A variety of health offers (platform for mental & physical health, sponsoring of sports events etc.) and our own Corporate Benefits platform
  • RHIM Academy for your ongoing learning & development, incl. full LinkedIn Learning catalogue
  • Possibility of up to 50% home office incl. allowance
  • Flexible and trust-based working time


The annual gross salary for this position will start from € 90.000,00 on a full-time basis, depending on your qualification and experience, as well as the amount of overtime and your level of seniority. We will make sure to offer you a competitive salary package that values your relevant background and that’s in line with market values.


Sounds like you?

At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.


We kindly ask you to submit your application online and in English. Due to data privacy reasons, applications via e-mail cannot be taken into consideration. Should you have any questions about this position, please contact:


Agencies may only submit candidates for positions for which they have been invited to do so by the Head of Talent Acquisition Europe. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of RHI Magnesita and our company will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


About RHI Magnesita

We are the acknowledged technology leader in the refractory industry. Our company is defined by people. We are committed to diversity and know that multiple approaches, perspectives and backgrounds fuel creativity and innovation. It is our aspiration to build a workplace culture where everyone feels valued, engages, and can enjoy a truly inclusive environment and the diverse voices of our employees are heard. We foster a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages open-mindedness, reliability, pragmatism, and innovation.


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