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Director, Corporate Development

Company: HP Inc
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Based in the HP Inc. Corporate Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, the Director of Corporate Development will support HP's inorganic efforts on a global basis, including M&A, joint ventures, divestitures, and certain minority investments. This individual will lead inorganic transactions acting as a trusted advisor, working closely with senior leaders to establish M&A priorities, and driving deal execution. The Director of Corporate Development will play a leadership role in all phases of an acquisitions process from target identification, pre-deal diligence, due diligence and negotiations to announcement communications. The Director is expected to lead transactions both internally (with line of business counterparts) and externally (with company management and advisors); As such, we are seeking a talented individual with a blend of deep analytical mindset and strong interpersonal skills. Reporting to the Global Head of Corporate Development, this individual will be part of a high performing team. Roles and Responsibilities * Drive all aspects of deal execution including researching and engaging with target companies, deal structure, valuation, business models and sensitivities, negotiation, integration planning, due diligence and risk analyses, and the deal approval process. * Build strong relationships across HP's Business Groups to develop inorganic blueprints and execution plans. * Develop and manage deal pipeline with close collaboration with internal teams as well as external intermediaries (e.g., investment banks, advisors). * Apply financial rigor and business acumen to all projects to help executives arrive at decisions that maximize shareholder value. * Lead cross-functional diligence team to effectively assess the risks and opportunities of a proposed HP investment across a wide variety of focus areas. * Lead internal review process through the Investment Review Board, including approval discussions with C-level and Board representatives. * Partner with M&A integration team to ensure successful transition from deal execution through value creation. * Works closely with executive to drive strategic alignment and gain sponsorship on key projects. * Provides strategic project oversight, governance, overall coordination, status reporting, and stability for complex cross-functional work efforts. * Communicates decisions, plans, status, issues, and workarounds to achieve alignment across teams and regions. * Develops strong relationship and credibility with key executives, managers, and individual contributors to form effective partnerships. * Builds financially sound, executable, data driven analysis in support of program execution. Education and Experience * Bachelor's degree; MBA highly desired * Proven track record in management of complex projects * 10+ years' relevant work experience, with at least 5 years in a transactional role * Experience in an M&A or Corporate Development function in a large corporation desired, with relevant investment banking, consulting, or private equity experience Key Competencies * Judgment - Showing wisdom in making decisions and acting with a view to what is most appropriate, reasonable, timely & realistic * Developing & leveraging relationships - Creating and cultivating networks of people and collaborating to accomplish objectives * Communication skills - Highly articulate and able to convey important messages in a clear & compelling manner * Analytical skill - Applying logic and sound reasoning to determine the facts of the case and reveal root issues * Culturally & politically astute - Perceptive to cultural and political differences, open to new ways of doing things and able to adapt * Energy & endurance - High capacity for work; able to maintain performance over long stretches of time and during periods of work overload About HP You're out to reimagine and reinvent what's possible-in your career as well as the world around you. So are we. We love taking on tough challenges, disrupting the status quo, and creating what's next. We're in search of talented people who are inspired by big challenges, driven to learn and grow, and dedicated to making a meaningful difference. HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world united in creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Our history: HP's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion - it's just who we are. From the boardroom to factory floor, we create a culture where everyone is respected and where people can be themselves, while being a part of something bigger than themselves. We celebrate the notion that you can belong at HP and bring your authentic self to work each and every day. When you do that, you're more innovative and that helps grow our bottom line. Come to HP and thrive!

Keywords: HP Inc, Palo Alto , Director, Corporate Development, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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