Analyst, Corporate Development And Global Mergers & Acquisitions

General Motors Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 8 months ago

Analyst, Corporate Development and Global Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Position can either be located in Detroit, MI or Bupyeong, Korea

The General Motors Corporate Development and Global M&A team responds to the needs of the organization, considering business objectives and external impacts to determine how best to deliver on corporate strategy. We apply our expertise to propel General Motors into groundbreaking areas by assessing new opportunities, supporting decision-making processes and providing thought leadership to our partners company-wide. Our focus is on flawless execution of initiatives in the following key areas:

  • Joint Venture, Co-Development, Product Licensing, and Supply Arrangements

  • New Business Development

  • Alliance Management

  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures

  • Corporate and Regional Strategic Initiatives

Corporate Development Analysts work within and/or lead project teams to deliver on key corporate development initiatives that influence and set corporate strategy. Our analysts:

  • Support transaction execution through application of strategic, financial, negotiation, and project management skills

  • Interact with and / or lead cross-functional teams of internal and external constituents to develop and complete transactions

  • Manage post-transaction partner relationships to ensure proper execution of and accountability for committed deliverables

  • Lead business case development for deals, which involves identifying and interfacing with the appropriate internal and external stakeholders

  • Evaluate new business opportunities

  • Research industry and value chain dynamics and landscapes

To be successful, our analysts must:

  • Be self-motivated, action-oriented doers unafraid to act and make decisions in fast paced and often ambiguous contexts

  • Learn quickly and think critically to understand the unique set of issues, dynamics, etc. each project involves

  • Distill complex problems efficiently, anticipate issues, and evaluate possible solutions

  • Leverage sharp financial acumen and computer skills to perform fundamental financial modelling and analysis

  • Manage multiple, competing priorities, often within tight timing expectations

  • Plan, manage and execute projects with quality and precision

  • Effectively delegate, influence, and indirectly manage the work of others

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, while appropriately tailoring messaging to each audience


  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, or related field required

  • MBA preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in business or a functional environment, with strong preference for corporate development, investment banking, or consulting experience

  • Strong project management experience

  • Ability to travel 50%-75% of the time, when required

  • Fluent in English. Mandarin speaking/writing skills are a plus

  • Background in an automotive, engineering, management consulting, or manufacturing business a plus

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Analyst, Corporate Development And Global Mergers & Acquisitions

General Motors