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Corporate Development at Coupang

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Employer: Coupang

Expires: 09/01/2020

[Corporate Development] Mission • Identify, evaluate and secure external opportunities such as talent, technology, business and product to inorganically grow Coupang’s customer value • Build a strong network in startup ecosystem with incubators, accelerators, venture capital firms, and leading startups in the areas of interest  Outcomes  • Maximize customer value through corporate development activities such as corporate investment, M&A and strategic partnerships • Execute transactions to realize synergies with business units and penetrate into new businesses  Responsibilities • Leading and supporting inorganic strategy development and execution by partnering with business leaders across the organization • Implementing corporate development activities including investments, M&A, talent acquisition and strategic partnerships across the deal lifecycle from sourcing to deal execution & post-merger integration • Coordinating with internal teams and external advisors for cross-functional reviews and due diligence activities   • Reviewing and leading preparation of investment memos and executive presentations for senior leadership • Analyzing relevant business domains to synthesize meaningful insights and inform senior leadership decisions • Supporting establishment of ongoing processes and skill-sets to strengthen corporate development function  Competencies • Dedication towards the company and its customers • Respect for entrepreneurship and startups • Logical problem solving and decision making capabilities based on numbers and facts • Strong team spirit and communication skill • Tenacity to carry out results, responsibility, flexibility and creativity • Passion for technology and its potential to transform customers’ lives • Deep understanding of or interest in consumer internet, e-commerce and other related sectors  Requirements  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field from a well-known university • Minimum 5 years of experiences in investment or M&A ideally in tech. sector through one or more of the following: venture capital, investment banking, corporate development, management consulting • Good financial modeling and/or data analytics skills • Formal writing skills (both in Korean and English) • Fluent in English, ideally at native level • Proficiency in MS-Office (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) Bonus Skills  • Experience in e-commerce companies and/or consumer tech. startups in product management or business development roles • Degree in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering • Prior experience in accounting or legal field