Corporate Development Associate, M&A

  • 3000 Hanover St, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Hewlett Packard Enterprise creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. HPE brings together a portfolio that spans software, services and IT infrastructure to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries on six continents. HPE invents, engineers, and delivers technology solutions that drive business value, create social value, and improve the lives of our clients. 

Learning does not only happen through training. Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our HPE culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You’ll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We also have a “reverse mentoring” program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.

Job Description

Hewlett Packard Enterprise creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. HPE brings together a portfolio that spans software, services and IT infrastructure to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries on six continents. HPE invents, engineers, and delivers technology solutions that drive business value, create social value, and improve the lives of our clients. Learning does not only happen through training.

Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our HPE culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities.

You will manage acquisitions, divestitures and strategic initiatives. You will be responsible for all aspects of M&A, including strategic evaluation, deal structure, valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and integration planning.

The position is located at HPE headquarters, in Palo Alto, CA.


In this role you will:

  • Provides strategic advice to regional/Corporate Function departmental executive management regarding overall targeted growth, operation efficiency, and capital strategy initiatives.
  • Builds financially sound, executable, data-driven business strategies that improve company shareholder value.
  • Provides strategic advice to clarify, plan and monitor the growth of company or business unit revenues and market share.
  • Drives operational efficiency initiatives that improve company profitability
  • Applies financial rigor and acumen to all initiatives that lead executive and company business teams to shareholder value based decisions
  • Design and development of business models, market strategies or M&A activities for organizational effectiveness.
  • Develops growth strategies for area of responsibility.
  • Leads strategy and leadership teams in developing key and or difficult acquisitions/growth transactions and strategies.
  • Demonstrates thought leadership by coaching and advising VP, SVP and other company executives.
  • Provides business rational and risk assessment for making company investments in their area of focus.
  • Builds relationship and provides guidance to industry, community, press as appropriate.
  • Creates a performance driven culture that ensures company has the best strategic planning team in the industry.
  • Balances short term with long term strategies and resource investment.
  • Leads / Drives high-impact organizational and operational planning initiatives, including M&A projects.
  • Influences C-level executives on a wide range of business issues, including risk management and implementation tactics.
  • Provides innovative thought leadership and shapes the knowledge base within area of expertise.
  • Provides strong leadership, develops and sets individual and departmental team performance goals and manages/drives change.
  • Manages a large, complex organization with multiple business units, financial models, and/or markets.
  • Develops Director Level or Mgr 2 professionals
  • Manages complex M&A or business development opportunities
  • Drives strategy across the region and manages implementation of the strategy
  • Manages deals with a <$2 billion impact to company.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

1-3 years in Investment Banking with one of these companies working in an M&A capacity:

  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Citigroup
  • Barclays Investment Bank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank

Bachelor's degree required
Top tier graduate in your undergraduate class

Skills:
• Strong financial analysis and valuations skills.
• Highly proficient with Excel, and PowerPoint applications.
• Excellent communication (written/verbal) skills, including logically structuring and delivering presentations.
• High aptitude to learn quickly, assimilate to new teams and projects, and work well under pressure with appropriate attention to detail.
• Personal interest in technology.
• Organized, deliberate, and reliable in structuring work, and effective as a problem solver.

Additional Information

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. 

 

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.