Senior Manager. Corporate Development

Description: Senior Manager, Corporate Development
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 Senior Directors.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct valuation analyses and business/integration case modeling in order to provide detailed guidance regarding potential acquisitions, investments, partnerships, divestitures
  • 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, Supply Chain / Fulfillment, Site Operations, 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 Senior Director, Corporate Development
  • Interact with senior executives. Working teams will include members from all levels, functions, 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, investment banking, private equity, and/or other 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
  • 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
  • Prior experience in retail, or in a consumer-oriented industry highly desirable
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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