Corporate Development & Strategy Lead

Corporate Development & Strategy Lead

Culture Amp | Melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 7 days ago

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Join us on our mission to make a better world of work. 

Culture Amp revolutionises how over 25 million employees across 5,000 companies create a better world of work. As the global platform leader for employee experience, Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, develop high performing teams, and retain talent via cutting-edge research, powerful technology, and the largest employee dataset in the world. The most innovative companies across the globe, such as Salesforce, Unilever, PwC, KIND, SoulCycle, and BigCommerce depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by 10 years of innovation, leading capital venture funds, and offices in the U.S, U.K, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp is recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and one of the most innovative workplace companies by Fast Company.

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How you can help make a better world of work

This is a truly unique opportunity to join our recently formed Corporate Development capability, currently part of the Business Operations & Strategy (aka BizOps) team. 

BizOps’ focus is on building the operating rhythm of the hyper-growth company that is Culture Amp to support strategy execution.

BizOps is also the go-to team for driving key cross-functional projects for the business. Past examples include our Series E & F fundraising rounds, our post-merger integrations, our product strategy, and our long term internationalization plan. 

This is an opportunity to join a new capability, and to build and develop our approach to strategic M&A. 

Once you’re in the seat, you will:

Have a key role in building the corporate development capability
Conduct ongoing industry, market and company-specific research
Support business development opportunities including monitoring and co-ordinating opportunity engagement
Develop investment theses for sectors and targets 
Co-ordinate and undertake due diligence, spinning up financial models and valuation analysis for potential transactions to underpin strategic theses
Co-ordinate and support deal execution
Monitor capital market activity
Work with the BizOps team to support other unrelated strategic projects in order to accelerate Culture Amp’s growth
Build trusted relationships with C-level and leaders across the entire business
Drive and co-ordinate comprehensive integration plans with internal stakeholders 

What You Bring to Our Camp

You have 3+ years of experience in investment banking or in-house corporate development, ideally in TMT
You have deep familiarity with the end-to-end M&A process 
You are a strategic and commercial thinker, who combines research with the ability to decisively identify and recommend strategic opportunities 
You are quantitatively stellar, performing rapid financial analysis, valuation and financial modeling to draw executive level insights to drive strategic decisions
You are a structured problem solver and systems thinker who can execute quickly, even in ambiguity
You enjoy working in a fast-paced, high-responsibility environment and can operate without needing oversight 
You have an entrepreneurial, low ego “roll up your sleeves” mindset
You are a clear and logical communicator, with the ability to build influence with Exec and leaders to create a case for change
You are a team player and natural collaborator
You have an interest and understanding of private and public markets 
CFA, CA/CPA or MBA are a bonus!

We believe that inclusive businesses are better, not just for “company results”, but for the world. We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

We ensure you have the tools you need to thrive both in and out of work.

MacBooks for you to do your best work Share Options - it’s important to us that everyone is an owner and can share in our successExcellent parental leave and in work support programme, - for those families to beFlexible working schedule - where we can, let’s make work, work for youFun and inclusive digital, and (in the future) in-person events
Most importantly, an opportunity to really make a difference in people’s lives.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!