Corporate Development Manager

West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one.

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a strong, personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.  If you aren’t interested in being integrated into the business, this isn’t the place for you. We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a collaborative environment. You’ll sometimes be a “one-person show” but you’ll work with our consultants on the front lines – partnering with clients to deliver game changing solutions in the most dynamic industries. Sound interesting? Then West Monroe Partners just might be the place for you.

Think you’re up to the challenge?

We are seeking a Corporate Development Manager, to support WMP’s internal M&A activities including generating, managing and executing mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, and strategic partnerships.  This professional will be a key business partner and will be highly visible at the most senior levels at West Monroe Partners, including CEO, CFO, COO, and Board of Directors. Your work will have a direct impact on the firm’s strategic direction, top-line growth and profitability.
West Monroe Partners is looking for motivated candidates with transaction experience in corporate development, investment banking, management consulting or other transaction-related experiences.  The ideal candidate will be strategic, driven, and analytical with ability to work effectively with cross functional teams and thrives in a fast pace and dynamic environment.

In this position you will: 

  • Monitor M&A landscape and key corporate announcements to develop view on key industry activities and overall market trends 
  • Identify appropriate acquisition opportunities that support WMP’s strategic priorities through interaction with senior business leaders, investment bankers, and organic pipeline generation
  • Support all aspects of the M&A process, including market research, business case development, strategic/financial analysis, and valuation 
  • Evaluate benefits of potential acquisitions and manage the process of building both internal and external consensus
  • Manage multiple acquisition opportunities simultaneously and lead all pre-transaction diligence efforts
  • Evaluate synergy opportunities and risks in potential transactions
  • Establish the ongoing processes improvements, skill sets, and review methodology to improve and enhance our corporate development competency

Required qualifications for this position include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, MBA a plus
  • 6+ years’ experience in corporate development, investment banking, management consulting or other transaction-related experience
  • Proven project management experience (manage multiple project timelines with extended cross functional teams) with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with prior experience preparing and delivering executive level presentations
  • Able to work independently and as a team player in coordinating and driving acquisitive growth processes
  • Leadership skills to lead teams by influence, activating others to execute and drive results by working across departments in matrixed environment
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Upbeat, friendly, motivated, and positive team builder
  • Ability to travel ~35% of the time
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Location

West Monroe is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, a few blocks away from Pike Place Market. We are accessible by all major forms of transit.

What are West Monroe Partners Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Partners Benefits Overview

Where you decide to build your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our hope is you see the value of building it here at West Monroe Partners. As a firm, we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

We invest in you. At West Monroe Partners, we don't just give lip service to the philosophy that people matter. We invest in it, through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
To ensure that we all share in our combined success, every employee participates in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Our ESOP is designed to reward loyalty and company performance.
Performance Bonus
Our bonus program includes an annual performance bonus, travel bonuses to recognize nights away from home, spot bonuses, quarterly recognition awards, and more
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Our flexible work policy allows for different work arrangements such as regular telecommuting, alternative schedules, or part-time.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Our flexible (also known as unlimited) PTO policy empowers our employees to make decisions about their own vacation time.
Paid Volunteer Time
West Monroe sets aside one day a year for its employees to participate in a "National Day of Change" firmwide volunteer effort. We also offer incentives for those who volunteer on their own time.
Paid Holidays
West Monroe offers all employees paid time off for major holidays. We also close the office between Christmas and New Year's Day.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Our Chief Beer Officer ensures the office is always stocked with interesting brews.
Company Outings
We sponsor a number of outings, including our quarterly meetings, annual retreat, holiday party, National Day of Change volunteering day, and more.
Game Room
Our office is equipped with a ping pong table, and our Chief Games Officer hosts frequent game nights.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
We host monthly "4 O'clock Rocks" happy hours in the office after our monthly Town Hall meetings.
Recreational Clubs
Through our Chiefs program, employees can be a champion of anything they are passionate about -- we have employee-led wine tastings, soccer and basketball leagues, game nights, arts outings and more.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Employees are required to complete at least 40 hours of continuing education each year. These credits may be earned through external training or by taking advantage of our robust internal curriculum.
Diversity Program
Inclusion & diversity is key to our mission of growing the next generation of leaders. We lead with inclusion because we think you cannot have diversity of thought, experience, and approach without it
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