Corporate Development Manager

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

The Facebook Corporate Development team focuses on sourcing, evaluating, negotiating and executing M&A and strategic partnership opportunities. This position offers a great opportunity to drive deals by evaluating business and M&A opportunities, structuring, and full cycle execution. This role will make an immediate and substantial impact to Facebook.

Responsibilities

  • Research and recommend companies for Facebook to acquire
  • Lead acquisitions – including due diligence, deal negotiations and integration
  • Support the prioritization of corporate strategic initiatives
  • Develop frameworks that support the prioritization of corporate strategic initiatives
  • Analyze the company’s strategic objectives and identify, recommend and pursue technologies that can meet those investment objectives
  • Coordinate and oversee cross-functional engineering, design and product teams in the evaluation of technical employees, technology solutions and other product diligence
  • Identify areas for integration of technology infrastructure and other IT systems post-acquisition
  • Assess the costs, revenue and other benefits for both near- and long-term roadmaps that leverage the acquired company’s solutions
  • Identify and educate other executives on new, innovative technology trends and markets, and recommend high-potential investments
  • Determine short- and long-term personnel needs for successful post-acquisition integration
  • Plan and direct the work of other cross-functional professionals, including engineering, product design, infrastructure IT, security and privacy systems, and finance and accounting

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • MBA or JD Preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a mix of venture capital, consulting, investment banking or corporate development roles at leading consumer internet companies preferred
  • Strategic, analytical, communication, leadership and problem solving skills
  • Experience identifying and negotiating strategic deals
  • Driven, self-starter with a passion for excellence

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