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Corporate Development / M&A Manager Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Cargill's CSD Department offers the opportunity to deepen your technical knowledge and leadership capabilities through corporate development (M&A) work in a leading global company.
Who we are Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong culture of ethics and a purpose to nourish people. We offer a diverse and supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in the field. With 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 143,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact, and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com. CSD is Cargill's Corporate Strategy and Development department responsible for strategy development, mergers & acquisitions, and new business development at the corporate and business unit level. CSD has a dual mission to deliver impactful recommendations regarding Cargill's toughest business challenges, and to develop future leaders. The CSD career path leads from Analyst to Associate to Manager based on performance and interest.
What we provide
* Variety: You will work on corporate development projects (including acquisitions, divestitures, joint-ventures, investments) across Cargill's broad array of businesses in the Asia Pacific region and globally * A global experience: You will think about how to manage the risks and leverage the opportunities presented by the biggest global issues facing the world today – from food security, food safety, and sustainability to global trade flows and new technologies and business models. * Exposure to Cargill’s senior leadership: you will work directly and frequently alongside Cargill’s senior executives. * A strong general management foundation: In CSD, you will have the opportunity to contribute to and lead high-performing project teams, hone advanced financial & corporate development knowledge and general management skills, and develop a network with colleagues from operations, finance, trading, and sales.
CSD team members are specialized in one of two practice areas: Corporate Strategy or Corporate Development. Corporate Strategy professionals focus on strategy development at the corporate level and work directly with Enterprise Strategy Leads at the Group and Business levels of the organization. Corporate Development professionals focus on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures at every level of the organization. Individual project assignments are based on Cargill’s business needs, as well as personal capabilities and development goals. CSD Asia Pacific office in Singapore is currently recruiting a Manager (VP Equivalent) from an investment bank, private equity firm, boutique advisory, Big 4 or multi-national corporation for the Corporate Development practice area. Qualifications RequiredQualifications: * Superioracademic track record at a recognized university * Minimumof 6 years of work experience in an investment bank, private equity firm, boutiqueadvisory, Big 4 or a multi-national corporation (corporate development orbusiness development function) with direct exposure to Asia or 2-4 yearsrelevant experience post completion of an MBA (MBA is not a pre-requisite) * Provenability to lead teams across diverse backgrounds and ability to work with teamsacross functions and businesses on transactions, including senior leadership(CXO level) * Prior experience in managing atransaction process and leading a transaction team, including playing anintegral part during the due diligence process * Strongvaluation knowledge (particularly discounted cash flow) and strongunderstanding of financial and accounting principles * Abilityto oversee financial modelling efforts, including providing guidance to juniorteam members and ensuring consistent quality and accuracy of analysis * Excellentverbal and written communication skills in English (fluency in a major Asianlanguage is highly attractive) * Demonstratedability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization andwork collaboratively in a team environment, including providing support andguidance to junior team members * Activelyparticipate in one or more departmental activities such as recruitment,professional development, community activities and ongoing training * “Cando” attitude and a willingness to learn from and contribute to a high-performanceteam * Willingnessto travel regionally from time to time
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