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Director Corporate Development

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  • Functional Competence: The candidate will be skilled in leading and executing deals, as well as knowing when to walk away from deals. He/she will be well versed and up to date on business valuation methodologies and have a strong understanding of financial statement analysis. The ideal candidate will have excellent financial modeling skills with experience in developing and reviewing financial and valuation models for various transaction types. In addition, understanding of key underlying tax and accounting variables that drive and impact transactions will be needed. The ideal candidate will also have transaction negotiating experience, including a familiarity with the various legal contracts that typically outline/govern transactions, joint ventures etc. The candidate will also be comfortable managing and working with investment bankers and other advisors on transactions.
  • Strategic orientation: The ideal candidate will be strategic, analytical, and intellectually influential. He/she will have a demonstrated track record of providing strategic recommendations on portfolio optimization that have resulted in the creation of sustainable, quantifiable shareholder value. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to think structurally about a business and be able to clearly and succinctly articulate the financial implications of business development proposals. He/she will also have differentiated communication skills and be able to convincingly communicate and defend his/her views to leadership.
  • Relationship development: The candidate will have the ability to inspire trust and confidence, as well as represent Kimberly-Clark in an ethical, positive, and inspiring manner. The ability to build strong personal relationships with a diverse set of potential partners and influencers is important. This includes the ability to help potential partners think through a situation and provide a trustworthy view of why partnering with Kimberly-Clark could be positive for stakeholders as well as personally.
  • Highly Collaborative & Influencing Abilities: The ideal candidate will actively engage colleagues to make joint decisions and will bring people together across boundaries to achieve results. He/she will take calculated risks to advance a collaborative relationship, foregoing personal objectives for the benefit of the group. Furthermore, the candidate will demonstrate a successful history of influencing and persuading senior management to pursue and/or reject prospective transactions.
  • Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. An MBA or advanced degree is preferred along with relevant professional certifications (e.g., CFA, CPA).
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in Corporate Development in a major corporation, Investment Bank, and/or Private Equity firm in a transaction execution role.
  • Meaningful M&A transaction experience including hands-on experience in prospecting opportunities, deal structuring, managing due diligence, and negotiating transaction terms.
  • Strong financial background and ability to demonstrate a balance between being highly strategic, with a deep understanding of the financial implications of prospective deals.
  • Highly operational, able to dive into the details required to structure the best commercial arrangements.
  • Consumer Products experience is not required for this position but is an advantage.


  • Lead cross-functional deal teams, managing and executing transactions from start to finish.
  • Perform strategic and quantitative analysis, driving the business case and financial modeling.
  • Determine appropriate valuation and transaction structure by understanding complex financial models including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statements.
  • Partner with legal counsel reviewing and negotiating transaction documents.
  • Source acquisition targets by developing relationships with potential targets and maintaining relationships with investment banks.
  • Partner with K-C leadership researching potential targets and understanding industry trends.
  • Develop, monitor, and update K-C’s M&A strategy identifying potential targets aligned with K-C’s growth aspirations.
  • Curate insightful and concise presentations for executives distilling value creating recommendations.
  • Develop junior team members with best in class coaching and mentoring on a formal and informal basis.

Creating Better Care for a Better World

Manufacturing & Electronics

Mission & Purpose

As a Kimberly-Clark employee, you have an opportunity to impact billions of lives through the products we make, the workplaces we create and the communities we serve. The proof is in our purpose – Here, we are creating Better Care for a Better World and it starts with YOU! Learn more about us and see what inspires you, careersatkc.com.  Through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world’s most recognized brands, at Kimberly-Clark you and your purpose are in the driver seat of your career.  Huggies®. Kleenex®. Andrex®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. The proof is in our products – For 150 years, our brands have been brought to market by a team of purpose-led innovators dedicated to creating Better Care for a Better World. And it takes the right people—in the right jobs and the right place—to make that happen. Join our 45,000+ employees who are changing the world for the better and generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.  Better Care for a Better World starts by taking care of you and giving you what you need to succeed. We’re dedicated to breaking down barriers to speed decision making and creating a workplace with relentless focus on our consumers and growing our people, like you. The proof is in our people – we've been rated as one of Forbes 2022 World's Best Employers, and it's because of the caring people and the amazing culture that brings out the best in everyone. Join our employees in our amazing culture that brings out the best in everyone.