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Director , Strategy and Business Development, M&A

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Location Waltham, MassachusettsUS Job ID JR-013096

To play a leading role in a dynamic corporate strategy & M&A team responsible for the evaluation and execution of various M&A and divestiture opportunities, including valuation analytics, due diligence and business case presentations.  Additionally, to drive the scoping, analysis and implementation of key, high-value corporate strategy projects.

  • Drive global business development initiatives that are consistent with the company’s overall strategy, including wing-to-wing leadership and support of the deal process (e.g. sourcing, modeling, due diligence, negotiating and contracting).
  • Proactively collaborate with business unit leadership to refine and articulate business plans and valuation scenarios for various business development opportunities.
  • Play a leading role in additional business development activities such as strategy development, research, market analysis and due diligence. 
  • Pull upon strategy skillset in order to deliver a strong voice and opinion on corporate strategy initiatives and work with SVP & Managing Director to ensure new business development growth opportunities are aligned to strategic priorities
  • Prepare and present engaging, crisp and effective PowerPoint slides in support of various presentations to senior management
  • Provide analytical thought leadership and lead project management during the deal process, including coordination with all market and functional experts on due diligence and integration workplans as well as negotiation and definitive transaction documents
  • Cultivate and drive the culture of continuous improvement and best practice benchmarking
  • Mentor and manage junior analysts’ responsibilities on certain business development projects
  • Read research reports to apply broad business knowledge and understanding of market dynamics to identify opportunities for growth or operational excellence
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, mathematics or economics
  • 5-8 years’ work experience in consulting, corporate business development and strategy, investment banking, or private equity. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within Healthcare, Life Science and/or Diagnostics industries preferred
  • Experience across the full M&A deal process
  • Strong analytical and complex problem solving skills, deal modeling/valuation expertise
  • Excellent oral/written communication with demonstrated experience in PowerPoint and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to effectively work within teams in a fast-paced, high-growth and matrixed organization
  • Adept at using networks & interpersonal skills to support change
  • MBA is highly desirable

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.


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