Manager, Strategic Business Development
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
December 16, 2017
Reference:
111185

POSITION PURPOSE
Responsible for working with senior Strategic Business Development (“SBD”) professionals and business leaders to support organic and inorganic growth initiatives for The Home Depot, including corporate strategy formulation, strategic initiative execution, and mergers & acquisitions (“M&A”). Support overall corporate strategy with the development and management of enterprise level and business unit level strategic initiatives focused on realizing the full potential of the Company. Support business leaders in the execution of key strategic initiatives across the Company to drive our overall corporate strategy and achieve our growth targets. Drive inorganic growth initiatives through M&A / corporate development, including targeting and evaluating opportunities, executing deals, and integrating businesses and assets post-acquisition.

Specific responsibilities include: Work with SBD and business leaders to develop organic and inorganic business opportunities.  Cultivate trusted working relationships with business partners throughout The Home Depot.  Conduct external benchmarking, specialized research, interviews, process mapping and analysis to evaluate current business strategies, identify growth and productivity opportunities, and improve existing operating model capabilities. Support M&A deal execution through pipeline development, financial analysis and valuation, process management, and business integration efforts. Support annual strategic enterprise planning process.  Support special projects and requests for the board of directors, c-suite, and executive and senior leadership teams.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

Corporate Strategy & Planning
Internal Consulting
Mergers & Acquisitions
Organic Growth Initiatives
Market & Competitive Analysis
Retail Evolution. 

NATURE AND SCOPE

Reports to Director, Strategic Business Development 
No direct responsibility for supervising others. 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area.
  • Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines, demanding quotas and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations
Travel: 
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA preferred
  • Prior experience in strategy consulting, internal consulting, investment banking, private equity, or corporate development.
  • Advanced experience with PowerPoint presentations and financial analysis.
  • Experience in the application of research findings to the retail environment, brand management, or category management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 

  • Ability to assimilate extensive amounts of detailed data to see the big picture, analyze and summarize vast amounts of information as well as understand all of the detail supporting the analysis.
  • Project management, leadership and solid ability to problem-solve creatively.
  • Solid organizational skills, analytical ability to work with processes, numbers and statistics.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • 4 plus years of work experience in investment banking, private equity, strategic consulting or corporate development

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