Corporate Development and Planning Associate

Job Description

Primary Function
The primary function of this position is to actively contribute to Eaton’s corporate development and corporate strategy initiatives.  These activities shape some of the company’s biggest decisions and require thought leadership and strong financial acumen, strategic thinking, and communication skills.
Essential Functions
  • Conducts analysis to understand and frame thinking on key strategic issues to drive strategy for the entire corporation
  • Studies companies / markets / industries and assesses attractiveness to determine areas for acquisition or divestiture and recommends appropriate action
  • Leads industry analysis and target identification
  • Develops compelling materials to advance and/or advocate our corporate strategy
  • Develops financial models for valuations, benchmarking, and planning purposes
  • Supports presentation of valuation and strategy work to senior leadership
  • Performs detailed valuations on acquisition / divestiture opportunities
  • Leads due diligence efforts across corporate functional and business operating teams
  • Supports contract negotiations
  • Supports transition plan to integration teams


Basic Qualifications

• Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from an accredited university
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

• Top tier MBA strongly preferred
• 1 year or more of post-MBA work experience in corporate development, corporate strategic planning, consulting or investment banking

Position Criteria

• Demonstrated ability to complete complex financial analysis
• Demonstrated advanced strategic agility and business acumen
• Demonstrated working knowledge of valuation models and methodologies
• Demonstrated track record of project leadership skills and experience

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Development Planning

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No