Sr. Director, Inorganic Strategy

Location:

San Jose, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0052569

The Sr. Director of Inorganic Strategy will be tasked with translating eBay corporate strategy into  enterprise level inorganic strategy and its execution with a newly formed team. 

This executive will lead and partner cross-functionally with other leaders in Strategy, Analytics, Product & Engineering, Markets, Marketing, Corporate Development and other teams, to build business cases and drive end to endglobal inorganic strategy execution, influencing how eBay grows and innovates in the future. 

The Sr. Director of Inorganic Strategy will act as an active partner and trusted advisor to the global leadership team of eBay, responsible for developing strategic inorganic opportunities and business development initiatives in core areas of eBay.This may include business growth opportunities such as acquisitions, joint ventures/ partnerships and other innovative relationship building strategies

The Sr. Director of Inorganic Strategy will have a demonstrated track record of implementing inorganic growth strategies, leveraging excellent business insight and strategic prowess. This leader is well networked with established relationships within the consumer technology space, evangelizing eBay and creating interest. Leading a high-impact Inorganic Strategy team, this leader will serve as strategic advisor to eBay’s executive leadership team on all aspects of the global strategic partnerships process. This leader will report to the VP, Corporate Strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate development of eBay Inorganic Strategy, aligning it with eBay’s global Strategy, building and leading the end-to-end global inorganic program 

  • Own relevant aspects of the inorganic strategy, includingdevelopment of inorganic approach per category, relevant pipeline generation, screening and assessment,as well as partner with Corporate Development on pipelineexecution (incl. initial rationale/pitch, evaluation/DD and financial analysis),closing activities and post-close monitoring

  • Bring cross-functional teams together to evaluate potential inorganic opportunities,assess how inorganic strategy can support business initiatives and drive overall audience, GMV, and brand goals, and make strategic recommendations 

  • Source and maintain an active pipeline of potentialinorganic opportunities for eBay’s while keeping close ties with eBay executives and key partners (e.g., Corporate Development, Corporate Venturing); present findings / insights to senior management 

  • Establish and build relationships with potential acquisition candidates and strategic partners

  • Lead, develop and coordinate a globalhigh-performing Inorganic Strategyteam,also working closely with eBay cross-functional teams, as well as serve as a primary point of contact on Inorganic Strategy matters

Job Requirements:

  • MBA or other advanced degree from a top tier university 

  • 15+ years of relevant experience, of which at least 10 years is in investment banking or private equity

  • Strong track record of leading complex inorganic initiatives end-to-end

  • Heavily networked, with strong relationships within consumer technology communities, and potentially start-up field and investment community 

  • Strong analytical skills, fluency in performing rigorous financial, valuation and broad quantitative analyses and familiarity with accounting & key operational metrics

  • Strategic thinker who serves as thought leader and partner, with a growth mindset

  • Excellent negotiation capabilities, with a track record of closing deals that unlock value

  • Ability to attract, lead and inspire a high performing team

  • Ability to develop a strong point of view combined with the openness to evolving that view based on new data; Collaborative team player who is also an independent thinker

  • Superlative communication and presentation skills; must have a confident presence

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Sr. Director, Inorganic Strategy

San Jose, California, United States Requisition Number R0052569

The Sr. Director of Inorganic Strategy will be tasked with translating eBay corporate strategy into  enterprise level inorganic strategy and its execution with a newly formed team. 

This executive will lead and partner cross-functionally with other leaders in Strategy, Analytics, Product & Engineering, Markets, Marketing, Corporate Development and other teams, to build business cases and drive end to endglobal inorganic strategy execution, influencing how eBay grows and innovates in the future. 

The Sr. Director of Inorganic Strategy will act as an active partner and trusted advisor to the global leadership team of eBay, responsible for developing strategic inorganic opportunities and business development initiatives in core areas of eBay.This may include business growth opportunities such as acquisitions, joint ventures/ partnerships and other innovative relationship building strategies

The Sr. Director of Inorganic Strategy will have a demonstrated track record of implementing inorganic growth strategies, leveraging excellent business insight and strategic prowess. This leader is well networked with established relationships within the consumer technology space, evangelizing eBay and creating interest. Leading a high-impact Inorganic Strategy team, this leader will serve as strategic advisor to eBay’s executive leadership team on all aspects of the global strategic partnerships process. This leader will report to the VP, Corporate Strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate development of eBay Inorganic Strategy, aligning it with eBay’s global Strategy, building and leading the end-to-end global inorganic program 

  • Own relevant aspects of the inorganic strategy, includingdevelopment of inorganic approach per category, relevant pipeline generation, screening and assessment,as well as partner with Corporate Development on pipelineexecution (incl. initial rationale/pitch, evaluation/DD and financial analysis),closing activities and post-close monitoring

  • Bring cross-functional teams together to evaluate potential inorganic opportunities,assess how inorganic strategy can support business initiatives and drive overall audience, GMV, and brand goals, and make strategic recommendations 

  • Source and maintain an active pipeline of potentialinorganic opportunities for eBay’s while keeping close ties with eBay executives and key partners (e.g., Corporate Development, Corporate Venturing); present findings / insights to senior management 

  • Establish and build relationships with potential acquisition candidates and strategic partners

  • Lead, develop and coordinate a globalhigh-performing Inorganic Strategyteam,also working closely with eBay cross-functional teams, as well as serve as a primary point of contact on Inorganic Strategy matters

Job Requirements:

  • MBA or other advanced degree from a top tier university 

  • 15+ years of relevant experience, of which at least 10 years is in investment banking or private equity

  • Strong track record of leading complex inorganic initiatives end-to-end

  • Heavily networked, with strong relationships within consumer technology communities, and potentially start-up field and investment community 

  • Strong analytical skills, fluency in performing rigorous financial, valuation and broad quantitative analyses and familiarity with accounting & key operational metrics

  • Strategic thinker who serves as thought leader and partner, with a growth mindset

  • Excellent negotiation capabilities, with a track record of closing deals that unlock value

  • Ability to attract, lead and inspire a high performing team

  • Ability to develop a strong point of view combined with the openness to evolving that view based on new data; Collaborative team player who is also an independent thinker

  • Superlative communication and presentation skills; must have a confident presence

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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