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Manager, Corporate Development

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Manager, Corporate DevelopmentVMware is seeking a Manager, Corporate Development to join its Corporate Development team at its global headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. The position offers the opportunity to join a team addressing key strategic areas of growth for VMware via inorganic business development. The team provides an excellent platform for strategy and corporate investment professionals to play a prominent role in shaping the future of one of the most exciting companies in the software technology landscape. The Corporate Development team is a small, core group of professionals who help plan and develop strategic plans of record, address key cross-business unit strategic questions, and analyze and execute on acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic investments to help the company realize its growth goals. As a key member of this team, the Manager will report to a Director of Corporate Development and support the team in research and analysis.Job Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with business leaders and senior executives to develop strategies and identify acquisition opportunities that accelerate VMware's mission
  • Support deal leads through the end-to-end M&A deal execution, including business case development, financial modeling, deal negotiation, due diligence, and integration planning
  • Analyze company financial statements, create pro-forma financial models, and conduct valuation analysis
  • Lead comprehensive due diligence process; coordinate extensively with various internal and external business groups; evaluate product, go-to-market, and cultural fit of the targets
  • Work with legal team in creating transaction documents (e.g. term sheets and definitive agreements)
  • Research multiple sources for company, industry, and market information; proactively identify and develop new strategic opportunities; assist in sourcing and evaluation of inorganic opportunitiesDesired Qualifications and Experience:
    • The candidate must be a self-driven individual and team performer with exceptional organizational skills and keen attention to detail
    • The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in corporate development, investment banking, private equity, or venture capital
    • Sophisticated financial statement analysis, valuation and modeling skills strongly preferred
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills critical; ability to build and maintain strong relationships with business leaders, corporate functions (e.g., Legal, HR, Finance) and external partners (e.g., investment bankers, VCs, startups)
    • Passionate about tech; ability to learn industry/technology/product knowledge fast
    • Demonstrated career progression with increasing responsibility over time
    • Undergraduate degree with strong record of academic achievement; MBA is a plus, but not required This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware
      Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 4th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.
      Category : Sales
      Subcategory: Business Development
      Experience: Manager and Professional
      Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
      Posted Date: 2021-07-29

      VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what's possible today at

      Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

Keywords: VMware, Palo Alto , Manager, Corporate Development, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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