Skip to Main Content
← Back to Jobs

Manager, Corporate Development - Life Sciences

Molecular Devices San Diego, CA
  • Posted: June 29, 2019
  • Full-Time
Danaher is looking for a Corporate Development professional to help strategically and in-organically build out its $20B business.  With a strong deal reputation (15-20 deals/yr), $4B in annual cash flow, and material debt capacity, DHR is poised to invest to win via further acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments, & JV's. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform due diligence, including financial analysis & risk assessments in support of proposed transactions
  • Execute transactions including process management, structuring, negotiations, and closing deals
  • Advise and drive deal teams of subject matter experts from Corporate and operating companies to complete required work and reach investment recommendations
  • Manage cross-functional due diligence teams with a hands-on, team-oriented approach
  • Ensure effective management of post-closing deal terms and hand-off to integration teams
Education and/or Experience:
  • 3 years' M&A deal experience at top-tier corporate development group, PE or law firm, or investment bank
  • Bachelor's degree required, and MBA or JD preferred
  • Substantial life sciences experience required, either via work experience or scientific / technical education
  • Work experience in a 2nd discipline, e.g. finance diligence, acct/finance, strategy, etc. strongly preferred
  • Experience with international deals, venture capital deal, or continuous improvement cultures a plus
  • *Note: If interested, along with a resume, please include a deal sheet with buy-side/sell-side deals 
The successful candidate will: 
  • Demonstrate an ability to listen, understand unfamiliar businesses and transaction concepts quickly
  • Be creative, intellectually curious, self-starting and possess a strong work ethic
  • Possess strong judgment to form independent points of view on risks and opportunities on deals
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, distilling complex subjects into actionable decision frames
  • Demonstrate presence, credibility, integrity and trustworthiness in highly confidential situations
  • Build, critique, and refine financial models with strong financial, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and interact at multiple levels both inside and outside DHR
  • Exemplify humility in leading teams to difficult goals, with an apolitical and non-bureaucratic approach 
  • Be able to work in tactical and strategic realms, addressing commercial, financial risk and legal issues
  • Prioritize effectively in real time, multi-task on several projects and have strong organization skills
  • Be familiar with typical legal & economic deal terms and alternative approaches to risk allocation
  • Participate in spirited give-and-take discussions about his/her work and have a thick skin
  • Focuses on shareholder value - understands linkage between personal success  & corporate value creation
  • Be willing and able to travel as required, including on short notice

Molecular Devices

Address

San Diego, CA
USA

What email should the hiring manager reach you at?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.

What email should we contact you at once we get salary info from the hiring manager?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.

Our qualification feature is only available to registered members - what email address would you like for us to keep on file?

By clicking the button above, I agree to the ZipRecruiter Terms of Use and acknowledge I have read the Privacy Policy, and agree to receive email job alerts.