New Job: Director – Strategy and Corporate Development (Houston)

Job description

Location: Houston, TX (Preferred)


Are you a seasoned strategy and corporate development executive with a strong background in driving M&A initiatives and strategic planning including financial, market, and operational analysis? If so then read on…

A Global Fortune 500 leader is currently seeking an exceptional Director – Strategy and Corporate Development leader to support strategic M&A and corporate development activities for their North American Industrial Services operations.


Job Description

Reporting to the SVP Strategy and Corporate Development & Strategic Planning, this position is responsible for supporting the company’s Strategy and M&A initiatives and strategic planning including financial, market, and operational analysis. The Director – Strategy and Corporate Development is a business and functional expert with experience managing multiple projects, departments and outside relationships. Creative analysis, independent thought, and a proactive approach to adding value to the organization are key elements of this position.

Job Responsibilities


  • Financial modeling for M&A, joint ventures, project development and financing activities
  • Assisting Business Development in pricing strategy and assessment of credit risk

Strategic Planning

  • Serve as an integral member of company’s strategic planning effort to identify, assess, and prioritize growth opportunities
  • Take increasing responsibility in leading screening assessments

Market Research and Analysis

  • Competitor analysis
  • Industry trends in key target markets
  • Assessment of alternative business models – most effective ways of selling company’s products/services to customers


  • Assist in creating presentation materials for executive management, potential partners and customers.
  • Improvement of internal processes including:
    • Pricing models used by business development
    • Long term financial planning
    • Assessment of financial results

Core Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s degree in business or equivalent preferred
  • 5-10 years’ experience in financial consulting, investment banking, or corporate financial analysis
  • Strong quantitative data analysis skills, including advanced Excel modeling skills
  • Industrial Services experience required
  • Deal structuring experience $50MM+
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment and be detail oriented.
  • Working knowledge of IFRS/GAAP accounting standards
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Bi-lingual English / French speakers preferred

Personal qualities required for the position:

  • Highly motivated creative thinker
  • Team player willing will to contribute to success in a variety of roles
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with shifting and dynamic priorities

Most rewarding things about the position:

  • Leave not just a finger print but a handprint on the organization
  • High visibility position
  • Collaborative, progressive company philosophy.
  • Upward mobility.
  • Exceptional executive leadership team.
  • Culture of the organization.

NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful employment/education verification and a background check. Some positions also require a drug screen, a pre-hire medical exam, and/or credit check. Must meet all work eligibility requirements for full-time employment in USA.