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Strategic Development Leader

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Wilmington, DE 19806
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Strategic Development Leader (Job Number: 204908W-01)



After 200 years, DuPont enters an exciting new era of discovery, science and application development. Welcome to our continuing exploration into imaginative ideas, solutions and products to help serve an ever-changing world.

Our global team is committed to delivering value and growth by transforming how people live – from smarter homes to more efficient cars, from better ways of digitally connecting to new tools that enable active and healthy lifestyles, and from better worker protection to bio-based solutions that support a circular economy. In all these areas and many more, we’re out to turn possibilities into real world answers that help humanity thrive.

We are searching for a Strategic Development Leader to join our Corporate Strategy team.


Your key responsibilities:

Growth Planning / Market Work

+ Identify areas for growth within existing platforms as well as in adjacent white-spaces

+ Deep dive into markets evaluating them along structural dimensions of attractiveness

+ Develop deep domain knowledge of such new markets through primary/proprietary market work

+ Build M&A pipeline for enabling market entry

+ Simplify the complex, developing compelling presentations and models to enable decision making

+ Convince senior decision makers of market attractiveness

Acquisitions / Diligence

+ Lead the outside in diligence on identified acquisition candidates

+ Cultivate management at targets prioritized as attractive

+ Lead detailed strategic, market, commercial and financial diligence on targets

+ Develop detailed financial models for revenue and operational costs for targets

+ Create comprehensive presentations and models to facilitate decision making

+ Partner with the Corporate Development team to successfully execute deals

Strategic Planning

+ Serve as partner to the leaders of various business platform

+ Train and mentor Business Development leaders in operating companies

+ Modify and improve upon established strategic planning processes

Direct Reports:

+ n/a


Education and/or Experience

•4+ years at a top tier management consulting firm, senior business development roles at Fortune 500 Industrial / multi-sector companies

•Technical undergraduate degree with top tier MBA preferred

•Strong analytical capabilities

•Acumen and aptitude for technology

•Demonstrated desire to get into Industrial markets

•Substantial acquisition diligence experience a plus

•2-3 years of line role work experience in relevant industries a plus

•Global experience a plus

At DuPont, we have an unbridled commitment to deliver essential innovations that enrich people’s lives, enable sustainable development and foster human potential for generations to come. Innovations developed from highly engineered products and naturally sourced ingredients continue to shape industries and everyday life. From smarter homes to more efficient cars, from better ways of digitally connecting to new tools that enable active and healthy lifestyles…in all these areas and many more, we’re working with customers to transform their ideas into real world answers that help humanity thrive.

Coupled with core values and excellent compensation & benefits… Together, we’re turning possibilities into real world answers that help humanity prosper!

Come realize how you can make an impact, act like an owner and partner with customers in our journey.


Wilmington, DE


Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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