Sr Mgr Corporate Development

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Mar 02, 2017
Apr 19, 2017
Business, Other
Employment Status
Full Time
The Senior Manager, Corporate Development is responsible for evaluating and executing the company's strategic acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures. The Senior Manager will be a key member of the Corporate Development team and lead the financial support for the Corporate Development VP and Directors.Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct valuation analyses and business/integration case modeling in order to provide detailed guidance regarding potential acquisitions or investments
  • Support all aspects of executing corporate development transactions
  • Support pipeline initiatives by preparing company profiles and summaries utilizing primary and secondary research materials
  • Facilitate and manage acquisition and investment processes with cross-functional groups including Enterprise Strategy, Merchandising, Technology, Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Site Operations, Fulfillment and Marketing
  • Understand complex transactions, including legal, financial and tax
  • Research competitive information as well as key concepts and approaches with business partner(s) to raise the overall level of strategic thinking throughout the company
Reporting/Working Relationships
  • Reports to Director, Corporate Development
  • Interact with senior executives. Working teams will include members from all levels, pyramids, and operating companies within Target Corporation
Job Requirements
  • Strong financial analysis and structuring skills, including discounted cash flow modeling, leveraged buyout analyses, and in-depth understanding of financial statements
  • Strong track record of deal analysis and execution
  • Demonstrate ability to influence team members and business partners to address complex business challenges
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly and accurately
  • Demonstrate a consistent ability to contribute thought leadership in areas of conceptual and practical business management
  • Ability to synthesize and clearly communicate highly complex findings to focus on the critical issues an actionable opportunities
Experience and Educational Requirements
  • MBA (preferred) with a minimum of 2+ years strong corporate development and/or transaction experience
  • Experience working with a range of outside partners (bankers, accountants, lawyers) and counterparties on transactions
  • Experience developing business cases (high level and detailed)
  • Ability to interpret complex information and tailor communication of results for relevance to diverse audiences
  • Prior experience in retail, a consumer-oriented industry highly desirable
  • Strong conceptual skills, including flexibility in approach to problem-solving and ability to push beyond the obvious to find innovative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust and respect with peers, team members and executives