Business Operations and Analytics
Permanent | Full Time
Corporate Development Manager
Corporate Development is a tight-knit team within King that values dedicated and analytical individuals that can think creatively and will proactively seek out opportunities to advance the growth of King.
Your role within our Kingdom
Working collaboratively across the business you will provide the Executive Leadership with recommendations drawn from market analysis, player needs, strategic fit, competitive landscape and commercial attractiveness. You will also provide support to analyze, define and execute on mid to long-term opportunities, including but not limited to acquisitions, partnerships and investments internationally. This is a highly visible position that requires frequent interaction with King's Executive Leadership and external parties in the gaming and technology sector.
Identify and perform detailed research and analysis on opportunities which support King's corporate initiatives;
Source opportunities through regular interaction with senior gaming executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and investment bankers;
Work closely with Legal and Finance to execute acquisitions, investments and partnership agreements through developing the key terms, identifying appropriate deal structures and negotiating transaction and legal documents;
Perform appropriate due diligence on potential acquisition targets and manage cross-functional teams across Product, Operations, Engineering, Legal, Finance, Tax, Accounting, and Senior Management;
Build and understand complex operational and valuation models;
Provide detailed competitor analysis and regular updates on potential opportunities to the Executive Leadership;
Partner with internal business units to deliver seamless integration post acquisition;
Act as a subject matter expert on valuation and the competitive landscape.
Skills to create thrills
A strategic and analytical business leader with past investment/transaction experience. You will be an independent thinker who can make convincing, information-based arguments with a demonstrated track record of using good judgment and be able to succeed in a highly ambiguous environment.
4+ years' experience in a mixture of investment banking, venture capital or corporate development roles in mobile consumer internet or media;
Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills;
Proven ability to interact with and influence executives at the highest level of a fast growing organisation;
Highly personable with an ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams across King and build relationships with third parties;
Ability to execute multiple complex strategic projects simultaneously;
Demonstrable personal interest for online or mobile gaming;
Past exposure to consumer facing fast growing technology markets preferred.
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