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Corporate Development Manager

General Motors

General Motors

Sales & Business Development
Warren, MI, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

Work Arrangement

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to the Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan three times per week, at minimum.

The Role

The Corporate Development team is responsible for developing & maintaining relationships with external partners, as well as analyzing, negotiating, structuring, and executing strategic acquisitions, investments and other transactions globally. 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.

What You’ll Do

  • Support and/or lead complex transaction execution through application of strategic, financial, negotiation, and project management skills, leading cross-functional teams of internal and external constituents to develop and complete transactions

  • Lead business case development, including identifying and interfacing with the appropriate internal and external stakeholders, often including organizational senior leadership

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

  • Research industry and value chain dynamics and landscapes

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelors degree in business, finance or related field

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience

  • Be self-motivated, action-oriented doers unafraid to act, decide, and lead in ambiguous contexts

  • Anticipate issues, evaluate potential solutions and distill complex problems efficiently

  • Leverage sharp financial acumen and computer skills to perform fundamental financial modelling and analysis with ability to clearly and concisely convey messaging to various audiences

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

  • Effectively delegate, influence and indirectly manage the work of others, with focus on coaching and development towards success

  • Ability to travel local and international; must have valid passport

  • A company vehicle will be provided for this role with successful completion of a Motor Vehicle Report review.

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)​

  • Master’s of Business Administration or similar advanced degree

  • Demonstrated transaction experience and cross-functional leadership

  • Background in automotive, manufacturing, Corporate Development or investment banking

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.​