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Merger & Acquisition Business Development Manager


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


  • Position is within the Planning & Business Development, Merger & Acquisition (M&A)
  • The M&A group is an expanding and critical element of ExxonMobil Chemical Company’s (EMCC) growth strategy
  • The group has a portfolio of opportunities at varying stages of development; objective is to continually progress or close out opportunities and add new ones to the pipeline
  • Given the nature of the activity, the team has broad exposure to all facets of the Chemical business and high visibility and interaction with senior Management
  • Location is Houston, Texas.

Primary Job Functions


  • Develop early stage opportunities
    • Generate ideas and look for opportunities consistent with EMCC’s strategy
    • Analyze opportunities, build case for action and take through approval process
  • Lead transactions
    • Take opportunity through sale process from indicative bid to binding bid to Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to Change in Control (CIC)
    • Manage internal processes – endorsements, economics, functional assessments, negotiating tactics
  • Collaborate with M&A team globally and, as needed, support M&A activity outside home region
  • Network with intermediaries (banks, Professional Engineering firms, consultants et al) to ensure business line:
    • has evaluated all potential opportunities,
    • understands the temperature of the market, and
    • has a good flow of intelligence
  • Manage external processes – due diligence, negotiations, documentation, close

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required (Graduate degree in Business or engineering preferred)
  • Experience in some of the following areas
    • Business development, commercial negotiations
    • Operations and technology
    • Transaction valuations/economics, due diligence and execution
  • Travel globally as needed to support projects

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Experience in some of the following areas: securing organizational alignment, valuations/economics and due diligence



Alternate Location: United States : Houston, Texas 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Engineering, Management

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