Sr. Manager, Corporate Development – eBay – San Jose, CA

Posted on August 12, 2010. Filed under: California Jobs, Corporate Development, eBay, Jobs |

To apply, please visit: http://www.ebaycareers.com

Primary Job Responsibilities 

eBay’s Corporate Development Team is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing the company’s strategic acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and divestitures. This responsibility is company-wide and global. Since 2004, eBay announced 25 acquisitions for total purchase consideration of approximately $9 billion. Of these transactions, 10 were in North America, 12 in Europe and three in Asia.

Reporting to eBay’s Vice President of Corporate Development, the Sr. Manager will play an important role in supporting the Corporate Development Team’s projects and activities. This will include:  

• Developing and implementing decision-making frameworks for evaluation of acquisition and investment opportunities.
• Identifying and evaluating (both independently and in collaboration with eBay’s Business Units) potential candidates for acquisition or investment.
• Conducting rigorous valuation analyses (using multiple methodologies) and business/integration case modeling in order to provide detailed guidance regarding potential acquisitions or investments.
• Coordinating due diligence reviews of potential candidates, and evaluating the due diligence results.
• Facilitating and managing acquisition and investment processes with cross-functional groups involving persons from our Business Units and our Corporate Strategy, Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Site Operations, Product Management and Product Development teams.  

Job Requirements

• Candidates for the Sr. Manager position should have the following: A BA or BS undergraduate degree, and over 5 years of relevant work experience after graduation. Work experience at a top-tier investment bank, strategy consulting firm or venture capital firm is strongly preferred – MBA and/or experience in a corporation are a plus. The ideal candidate will have a track record of consistent high-level achievement.
• Essential attributes include superior skills in financial and other quantitative analysis, written and oral communication, and the use of Excel and PowerPoint, along with keen attention to detail. Also desirable to have specific experience in acquisition or investment activities, and familiarity with Internet / e-commerce companies.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to work well in a team and with people in other functions, to multi-task and to thrive in an unstructured environment.
• Strong preference for candidates with a high level of energy and enthusiasm, and excellent sense of adventure, fun and humor.
• Understanding of selling and buying on eBay, and use of PayPal is a plus.  

Education Bachelors Degree Required

To apply, please visit: http://www.ebaycareers.com

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