ThermoFisher Scientific Corporate Development Associate - Join a $40B Industry Leader! in Waltham, Massachusetts
About Thermo Fisher Scientific:
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do meaningful work, that makes a positive impact on a global scale! Join 100,000+ colleagues who bring our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. You’ll find the resources here to achieve your career goals and help take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges. This includes protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe, and helping find cures for cancer.
We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus scheme, healthcare, company pension, and a range of employee benefits! Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
How will you make an impact?
The Corporate Development Associate will work as part of a high profile team responsible for the development and execution of inorganic growth strategies for all Thermo Fisher business units worldwide. Additionally, the Corporate Development Associate provides related competitive intelligence for senior management.
What will you do?
Support M&A strategy objectives including the development and tracking of acquisition opportunities and all phases of transaction execution
Participate on teams evaluating M&A opportunities and managing divestitures
Assist in the development and communication of the strategic business case to obtain corporate leadership support for M&A initiatives
Perform acquisition valuation
Manage the due diligence processes
Support transaction execution
Facilitate the integration planning process as required
Perform industry and competitive research to support senior leaders
Analyze industry dynamics and the competitive landscape
Analyze company SEC filings, Wall Street research, and market reports
Support special projects as assigned in connection with the Corporate Development team’s goals and strategy
How will you get here?
Bachelor’s degree from an with a major in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, science or a technical field
3+ years of experience in M&A or Strategic Planning in the areas of acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other investments or equivalent experience at top-tier investment banking, consulting or accounting firm. Alternately, an MBA with undergraduate degree (preferably in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or a technical field), and a minimum of two years of previous corporate development/M&A experience
Impeccable, exceptional attention to detail
Strong analytical and written / verbal communication skills including excellent, differentiated facility in Microsoft PowerPoint
Extensive experience using Microsoft Excel
Strong teamwork and project management skills
Excellent attitude and capacity for learning quickly in a very dynamic, intensive environment
Experience and demonstrated proficiency managing and prioritizing multiple projects
Ability to interact with senior executives and handle high pressure settings with confidence
Domestic and international travel with minimal notice required up to 10% per year
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Positive, enthusiastic attitude with capacity for learning quickly in an intensive and fast-paced environment
Strong general business acumen
Excellent financial and analytical skills - including a solid understanding of valuation principles and fundamentals of financial statement analysis
Demonstrated record of professional and academic achievement
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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