Strategy & Corporate Development Job Description

Strategy & Corporate Development Job Description

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Strategy & corporate development provides analytical and research support for any projects the corporate strategy group undertakes (both enterprise-level projects and line of business projects).

Strategy & Corporate Development Duties & Responsibilities

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Support the assessment, strategy development and planning associated with new capabilities, new business initiatives and other strategic efforts, partnering with BU leaders or other resources as necessary
Provide thought leadership and nurture long-term partnership with the business to help formulate investment and acquisition strategy that is aligned with overall business strategy
Build relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, intermediaries, and executives to stay informed of early and growth companies
Own and independently drive all aspects of projects – growth strategies, venture investments, acquisition thesis formulation
Scope and structure strategic projects and initiatives
Develop strong understanding of businesses and perform rigorous strategic analyses and manage deliverables/projects
Engage with senior management
Work with relevant business and functional teams on Corporate Development/M&A activity, including due diligence
Work across all divisions (Investment Banking, Private Banking, Shared Services)
Prepare management presentations and present findings to senior management

Strategy & Corporate Development Qualifications

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Education for Strategy & Corporate Development

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Employers hiring for the strategy & corporate development job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in MBA, Finance, Business, Economics, Accounting, Business/Administration, Engineering, Management, Graduate, Technical

Skills for Strategy & Corporate Development

Desired skills for strategy & corporate development include:

Provider contracting terms and common issues
Capital IQ
PitchBook
Research platforms
Assets
Capabilities
Financial performance by geography and line of business
WarnerMedia’s strategy
Career lines of business
Competitive intelligence

Desired experience for strategy & corporate development includes:

Enrolled in MBA or other advanced degree program from a leading institution
Minimum three (3) years of work experience in investment banking, strategy consulting, or related media & entertainment field
Experience preparing complex financial models and valuation analyses for mergers & acquisitions or similar strategic initiatives
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet various deadlines
Knowledge of media landscape and trends required
Data collection, research and quantitative skills (esp

Strategy & Corporate Development Examples

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Strategy & Corporate Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a strategy & corporate development. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy & corporate development
  • Strategic initiatives – our team leads important strategic initiatives on behalf of the enterprise
  • Business development – the team is responsible for the M&A strategy development assessment of and execution of specific acquisition, joint venture, alliance and divestiture opportunities on a global basis
  • Recommend and drive potential corporate development, M&A and business development opportunities in support of the SHS strategy
  • Leverage resources and relationships across the organization in an effort to focus business leaders on strategic issues of greatest importance to SHS and its customers
  • Identifying and characterizing target markets for growth
  • Defining and driving the company's overall strategy
  • Proactively monitoring the operating environment for opportunities and threats
  • Driving significant growth through acquisition and strategic partnerships
  • Generating innovative ideas and supporting the company's culture of diversity and creativity
  • Work with the CEO to drive the strategic planning process, regularly assessing our company-wide portfolio of opportunities, and guiding the flow of resources to those opportunities that best support our corporate objectives
Qualifications for strategy & corporate development
  • Ability to lead work with others
  • Prior experience in a top tier management consulting firm strongly preferred
  • Prior experience in apparel retailing strongly preferred
  • MBA from a top tier university strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience at a top-tier investment bank, investment management firm, strategic consulting firm, private-equity firm, or corporate strategy group
  • Strong quantitative, financial modeling and analytical skills
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of strategy & corporate development. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for strategy & corporate development
  • Monitor the company’s progress of various early-stage projects against set milestones
  • Craft and deliver insightful oral and written recommendations in a persuasive and thoughtful manner to drive alignment and executive decision making
  • Support current large-scale integration project (WDC/SanDisk), particularly by assisting with implementation of formal synergy tracking process and tools
  • Participate in financial due diligence efforts related to the above, asking appropriate questions, identifying risk areas, and suggesting mitigation strategies
  • Draft presentation materials for WDC’s Investment Committee, with clear recommendations, to comprehensively review and vote on deal opportunities
  • Assist with inbound M&A and investment opportunities (from investment banks and companies seeking strategic capital), shepherding them through internal review processes and discussions
  • Help maintain the department’s operating budget and prepare budget-related presentations for quarterly reviews with Finance
  • Assist with the procurement, negotiation and management of the department’s robust tools, research subscriptions and certain service provider engagements
  • Prepare analysis / materials on prospective investments in the pipeline and on the portfolio's status and health, for quarterly discussions with WDC Finance & Accounting
  • Monitor and report on the progress of commercial arrangements and strategic collaboration projects that WDC entered into with its portfolio companies
Qualifications for strategy & corporate development
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills to foster collaboration within BFS and external stakeholders
  • A passion for the banking and financial services industry
  • 2-3 years experience at a leading investment bank, strategy consulting firm, or related industry (media and entertainment, digital, tech) company
  • Must have strong quantitative and analytical skills and be able to think strategically
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience at Top Tier Strategy consulting firm or investment bank with primary focus on consumer goods and/or retail
  • Strong financial acumen required (experienced in modeling and detailed financial analysis, including valuation)
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of strategy & corporate development. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for strategy & corporate development
  • Establishes a collaborative relationship with partnered divisions
  • Develop and execute the project plan to reimagine our most critical Field Management operating platform
  • Conduct Core Team, Advisory Team and Governance meetings
  • Identify and manage relevant stakeholders and communications
  • Ensure the transformation is taking place in an effective and timely manner
  • Develop process, with governance, for continuous improvement and making updates to GOLD
  • Provides trusted thought leadership supported by experienced, technical expertise to executive management in evaluating potential strategic transactions to drive shareholder value
  • Facilitates the execution of the strategy by working collaboratively with the Executive team and ensures that the strategy is communicated and easily understood throughout the organization
  • Defines and monitors the overall operating framework to monitor key metric and priorities to manage the business
  • Supports and leads portions of initiatives in corporate strategy development
Qualifications for strategy & corporate development
  • Previous experience in similar industries
  • Full professional proficiency in any foreign language is a plus
  • Global travel could potentially be required
  • Ability to understand and dissect financial statements and competitor strategies
  • Strong people, leadership, influence and networking skills
  • Excellence oral and written communication skills
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Strategy & Corporate Development Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a strategy & corporate development. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for strategy & corporate development
  • Participates in and supports pipeline development
  • Performs expert-level qualitative, quantitative, and financial analysis
  • Identifies, investigates, evaluates business opportunities sales, licensing opportunities or strategic business alliances
  • Detailed modelling including due diligence assistance relating to corporate finance activity
  • Company Valuation relating to corporate finance activity (Build financial and valuation models for potential new opportunities)
  • Synthesizing divergent sources of data into a comprehensive view of the business, our customers and the wider industry
  • Lead commercial analyses on specific questions across markets, to improve understanding, identify opportunities and feed into broader strategic questions
  • Helping to create strategic presentations/recommendation documents
  • Preparation of monthly CEO report reviewing trading performance in 10 key markets, identifying operational issues and highlighting local market developments
  • For area of scope executes on portfolio plays and resolutions
Qualifications for strategy & corporate development
  • Thought leader with the ability to think strategically and communicate effectively with all levels of management and the capability to guide, educate, & influence the thinking of senior decision makers
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed organization
  • Previous experience with large, geographically-dispersed, multi-functional global organizations
  • Demonstrated leadership with a proven track record of building high performing teams that serve as bench strength across the organization
  • Deep experience in technology and/or the hospitality industry are a plus
  • 10+ years of post-MBA Corporate Development, Investment Banking or Strategy experience, preferably in the technology industry
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a strategy & corporate development. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy & corporate development
  • Create problem-solving frameworks to tackle complex problems
  • Understand and stay current on industry trends, internal product development efforts, and competitive landscape (top competitors, startups, emerging segments)
  • Originating and executing acquisitions and disposals, ranging from earlier stage FinTech companies, through to large scale businesses
  • Collaborate and deliver initiatives to promote team engagement, development, & events
  • Assist the team identify, screen and execute on new investment and acquisition opportunities for NBCU Telemundo
  • Coordinate cross-functional business unit resources in critical strategic projects including market assessments and sizing of new opportunities, specific company evaluations, partnership structures and terms, and M&A
  • Analyze consumer and market trend data prepare and present financial modeling for ongoing engagements
  • Collects, manages, and analyzes global competitive market data for business units and country offices to provide support and insight to the management team
  • Supports activities for the development of strategic market and product line business cases to support performance and growth in target market segments
  • Analyzes market and internal data to identify trends/opportunities, develops strategic options based on the insights synthesized from the data analyzed, and creates compelling presentations identifying the key business implications and recommendations
Qualifications for strategy & corporate development
  • Experience in corporate strategy with a high growth technology company and/or at top tier management consulting firm preferred
  • Ability to operate at highest level of strategic thought and also be highly reliable at lowest level of detail
  • Ability to leverage experience and observations to fairly assess opportunities with reference to market trends, business strategy, and product pipelines to influence decisions and provide thoughtful and clear guidance across a wide range of topics
  • Well-balanced blend of analytical skills, strategic thinking, planning, process management and collaboration
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, and the ability to drive results thru influence
  • Solid network of industry relationships

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