- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Project Management
- Analysis Skills
- Leadership Experience
- Succession Planning
Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning. Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent. Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.
What you'll do...
Walmart is seeking a Sr. Director, Corporate Development, reporting directly to the Global Head of Corporate Development.
The position offers the opportunity to join Walmart’s Corporate Development team, which leads the evaluation and execution of all elements of Walmart’s inorganic growth. The Corporate Development team is responsible for all equity-related transactions, including acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures, and other forms of structured partnerships.
As a Sr. Director, Corporate Development you will partner with senior leaders across all business units and geographies throughout the Walmart organization, including Walmart eCommerce, Walmart US, Sam’s Club, and Walmart International, to develop M&A strategy and identify, assess, and execute acquisitions and investments.
You will be the “deal lead” for all elements of the M&A process, including closely engaging with senior leaders across various Walmart businesses and functions and many other stakeholders and participants both internally and externally. You will be a central leader in driving a key area of strategic growth for Walmart.
Partners with other members of Walmart’s Corporate Development/Mergers and Acquisitions team to evaluate and execute acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures and other equity-related transactions across all of Walmart’s geographies and businesses, including Walmart eCommerce, Walmart US, Sam’s Club and Walmart International
Collaborates with senior leaders and business partners across Walmart to develop M&A strategy, identify and assess potential acquisition/investment candidates, and drive influence throughout the business units
Leads all transaction-related financial modeling and valuation and analyzes and recommends optimal transaction structures
Creates presentations that convey effective narrative, outline strategic tradeoffs and drive executive decision making
Leads due diligence activities related to domestic and international M&A projects across multiple, cross-functional teams
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics
Desired Qualifications and Experience:
BA / BS degree from a leading academic institution; MBA or other advanced degree is a strong plus
15+ years of professional work experience, including significant time spent in investment banking, private equity, consulting, corporate development, or other strategic roles
Desire to be a key leader on an active deal team with regular engagement with senior leaders across the entire Walmart organization
Proven project management skills with significant experience / demonstrated ability to own and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders to evaluate and execute complex M&A transactions or other strategic partnerships
Highly motivated, committed, and creative with a strong work ethic and demonstrated leadership and influence management skills
Forward-thinking, problem-solving mindset with the ability to work through ambiguous problems
Excellent valuation, analytical, modeling skills
Superior communication (written/verbal) and presentation abilities
Ability to build relationships and establish trust quickly
Laser focus on people / team development
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, International Business, or related field and 6 years’ experience in finance, accounting, or related area OR 8 years’ experience in finance, accounting, or related area. 2 years’ supervisory experience.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Working on cross-functional teams or projects
Masters: Accounting, Masters: Economics, Masters: Finance, Masters: International Business