Corporate Development Associate Manager more...
Location:Northbrook, IL
First posted:August 31, 2017

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Job Description

Job Family Summary:
The Corporate Development group is focused on identifying growth opportunities and executing strategic transactions.  This includes identifying, evaluating, and executing acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary:
The Corporate Development Associate Manager is an individual contributor who supports senior team members as we identify and execute mergers, acquisitions, and form strategic partnerships.

This role will have regular interaction with Managers, Senior Managers, and Directors on key materials related to Senior Management committee analyses as well as Board of Directors presentations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support analytical and research efforts to identify merger, acquisition, disposition and strategic partnership opportunities
  • Support business unit strategies analyses
  • Work with interdisciplinary teams across the company to drive results and develop solutions
  • Lead and develop valuation approach and models
  • Lead subsets of due diligence and data room development
  • Begin to take a role in deal negotiation; attend negotiation sessions; read and comment on deal documents
  • Facilitate communication between internal groups to achieve alignment
  • Develop Board and transaction approval committee materials 
  • Develop working relationships with investment banking deal team
  • At times, manage work of analysts and plan subsets of work
  • Participate in recruiting effort; provide development opportunities for less experienced employees

Job Qualifications

  • 2+ years direct/indirect M&A experience gained through employment with major or regional investment and/or corporate development team
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, ability to synthesize complex data
  • Advanced modeling skills
  • Developing ability to present ideas to team
  • Experience with the development of Board and Senior Management presentation materials is preferred
  • Experience with insurance or other financial institutions preferred. Ability to quickly master concepts required
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities given aggressive timelines; comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment
  • Developing leadership skills with ability to partner with, inspire trust and influence cross functional teams, and direct reports

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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