Manager, Corporate Development and Strategy
The corporate development manager will be responsible for partnering with business units to identity and evaluate potential acquisition opportunities and execute transactions.
Base in California, you will work with Samsung’s global corporate development team in Korea to help develop and executive inorganic growth strategies for the company’s business units. The role will require independent thinking and analysis, as well as strong project management skills. You will help lead cross-functional teams to evaluate and execute transactions. Moreover, you will be responsible for developing and managing key relationships with both internal and external constituents.
Manage the overall corporate development process, from sourcing potential targets to close of transactions.
Evaluate potential opportunities, including transaction rationale, business modeling, and valuation.
Manage day-to-day activities of the transaction, including internal coordination of cross functional teams and document preparation.
Develop and maintain relationships with key leaders of operating units within the company.
Develop network of industry contacts, venture investors, and investment banking/advisory executives aimed at increasing Samsung’s ability to identify opportunities.
Routinely make strategic recommendations and contribute to the team’s thought leadership on inorganic growth.
Background and Qualifications:
Relevant work history – experience in corporate development, investment banking, private equity, or similar roles preferred.
Background in technology sector and experience with global businesses.
MBA or advanced technical degree is a plus.
Fluency in English and Korean required
Strong analytical and financial skills, with solid experience in modeling and valuation.
Ability to quickly ramp on new technologies, companies, and industries critical.
Must be able to think and work independently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Adept at developing and managing internal and external relationships; comfortable engaging senior executives.
Must be able to coordinate, develop consensus, and push key initiatives through a large, complex organization.
Strong MS Office skills.