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Company: GE
Location: Baden, AG, Switzerland
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Role Summary: The primary focus of this role is to implement and execute on Steam Power's business development strategy. This individual will be leading the execution of M&A activities for the Steam Power business. Those activities include acquisitions, dispositions, partnerships and licensing. The ideal candidate will have a mix of Steam Power business strategic understanding, technical skills and leadership presence.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with Steam Power business development and business P&Ls and functional leadership to develop and keep updated business development strategy
  • Work closely with BD Leader and Steam Power leadership to develop execution plans for key BD projects
  • Work closely with BD Leader and the Steam Power Finance organization on all M&A-related financial issues including valuation, deal structuring and accounting issues
  • Lead and conduct business, industry, and competitor analysis, together with Steam Power Regions to develop strategies to support Steam Power business growth and profitability
  • Conduct business analysis on Steam Power acquisition, divestiture, partnership and licensing decisions
  • Play a significant role in the preparation and execution of acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other business combinations
  • Manage many prospective BD opportunities in various stages of evaluation or execution simultaneously
  • Manage and coordinate cross-functional execution teams to complete transactions and beginning of integration
  • Prepare executive level presentations for leadership reviews as needed
  • Build and maintain a network with external advisors and banks to stay current on key market trends and opportunities
  • Develop and track business development budget


  • Bachelor's Degree in business-, finance- or power generation-related field or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • M&A deal experience, particularly in the power generation industry
  • Extensive work experience, including management consulting, investment banking, venture capital and private equity, business development and strategy for a large corporation, or product/general management
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing business transactions, including acquisition strategy creation, target due diligence, and financial modeling and analysis
  • Proven track record supporting and managing transactions
  • Ability to understand the various business unit goals and proactively identify inorganic opportunities to meet them
  • Experience and demonstrated aptitude both managing and prioritizing multiple projects and initiatives
  • Fluency in English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven experience in power generation related business development
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with executives at the most senior levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task, as well as being a team player
  • Ability to work in a highly-independent, unstructured, but intensely results-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with a financial background
  • Strong executive presence and communication skills
  • Strong business judgment

About Us: GE Power provides a broad array of power generation, energy delivery, and water process technologies to solve your challenges locally. We work in several areas of the energy industry, including renewable resources such as wind and solar, biogas and alternative fuels, and coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy. We also develop advanced technologies to help solve some of the world's most complex challenges related to water availability and quality.

GE is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Additional Locations: Switzerland;Baden;

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