Corporate Development Director

Irving, Texas
$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In your role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. Kimberly-Clark Professional®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, millions of people use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without talented professionals, like you. At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best team committed to driving innovation, growth and impact. We're founded on more than 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform - so there's your open door of opportunity. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

You perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You love what you do, especially when the work you do makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we're constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you'll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

As a result of an internal promotion, and to further enhance Kimberly-Clark's global growth aspirations, the Company has decided to bring in a Corporate Development Director reporting directly to the Senior Director of Corporate Development in Dallas, TX. The Director will be a key leader on the Global Business Development Team and play a leading role in target identification, analyzing and executing acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other Corporate Development activities on a global basis. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, be intellectually curious, and have strong executive presence.

He/she will be involved in all phases of the transaction including originating ideas, due diligence coordination, valuation, structuring, negotiating, and closing the transaction. As appropriate, the successful candidate will be involved in post-deal integration as well. By combining a deep analytical mindset with proven communication and interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will analyze, present, and make recommendations to corporate and business leadership teams.


  • Lead cross-functional deal teams, managing and executing transactions from start to finish.

  • Perform strategic and quantitative analysis, driving the business case and financial modeling.

  • Determine appropriate valuation and transaction structure by understanding complex financial models including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statements.

  • Partner with legal counsel reviewing and negotiating transaction documents.

  • Source acquisition targets by developing relationships with potential targets and maintaining relationships with investment banks.

  • Partner with K-C leadership researching potential targets and understanding industry trends.

  • Develop, monitor, and update K-C's M&A strategy identifying potential targets aligned with K-C's growth aspirations.

  • Curate insightful and concise presentations for executives distilling value creating recommendations.

  • Develop junior team members with best in class coaching and mentoring on a formal and informal basis.

Key Competencies:

Functional Competence: The candidate will be skilled in leading and executing deals, as well as knowing when to walk away from deals. He/she will be well versed and up to date on business valuation methodologies and have a strong understanding of financial statement analysis. The ideal candidate will have excellent financial modeling skills with experience in developing and reviewing financial and valuation models for various transaction types. In addition, understanding of key underlying tax and accounting variables that drive and impact transactions will be needed. The ideal candidate will also have transaction negotiating experience, including a familiarity with the various legal contracts that typically outline/govern transactions, joint ventures etc. The candidate will also be comfortable managing and working with investment bankers and other advisors on transactions.

Strategic orientation: The ideal candidate will be strategic, analytical, and intellectually influential. He/she will have a demonstrated track record of providing strategic recommendations on portfolio optimization that have resulted in the creation of sustainable, quantifiable shareholder value. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to think structurally about a business and be able to clearly and succinctly articulate the financial implications of business development proposals. He/she will also have differentiated communication skills and be able to convincingly communicate and defend his/her views to leadership.

Relationship development: The candidate will have the ability to inspire trust and confidence, as well as represent Kimberly-Clark in an ethical, positive, and inspiring manner. The ability to build strong personal relationships with a diverse set of potential partners and influencers is important. This includes the ability to help potential partners think through a situation and provide a trustworthy view of why partnering with Kimberly-Clark could be positive for stakeholders as well as personally.

Highly Collaborative & Influencing Abilities: The ideal candidate will actively engage colleagues to make joint decisions and will bring people together across boundaries to achieve results. He/she will take calculated risks to advance a collaborative relationship, foregoing personal objectives for the benefit of the group. Furthermore, the candidate will demonstrate a successful history of influencing and persuading senior management to pursue and/or reject prospective transactions.


  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required. An MBA or advanced degree is preferred along with relevant professional certifications (e.g., CFA, CPA).

  • At least 5+ years' experience in Corporate Development in a major corporation, Investment Bank, and/or Private Equity firm in a transaction execution role.

  • Meaningful M&A transaction experience including hands-on experience in prospecting opportunities, deal structuring, managing due diligence, and negotiating transaction terms.

  • Strong financial background and ability to demonstrate a balance between being highly strategic, with a deep understanding of the financial implications of prospective deals.

  • Highly operational, able to dive into the details required to structure the best commercial arrangements.

  • Consumer Products experience is not required for this position but is an advantage.

Total Benefits

Here are a few of the benefits you'd enjoy. For a complete overview, see

  • Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.

  • Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.

  • Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.

  • Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.

In the meantime, please check out the careers website.

And finally, the fine print….

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, and DMV check.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 - when prompted for employee ID, say "OTHER CALLER" - or for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.

Kimberly-Clark will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate. The benefits provided will be per the terms of Kimberly-Clark's applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in Kimberly-Clark's sole discretion.


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