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Director of Business Development/Strategy

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The Strategy & Business Development group at Georgia-Pacific is one of the most dynamic teams within the company. The department focuses its efforts on partnering with the company’s senior executives to answer the most pressing strategic questions. The team is focused on providing broad, strategic vision for Georgia-Pacific/Koch Industries, including both organic growth strategy and acquisition/divestiture strategy. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Capability Development & Execution/Acceleration:  Create analytical and conceptual frameworks to help line managers with their strategic decision making. This will support the financial analyses, POV development, vision development, etc. These will include price optimization, benchmarking and best practice sharing. The candidate should be able to create quantitative analysis to determine the values of qualitative and subjective POVs. 
  • Transformation Support: Assisting leaders to identify transformational opportunities and to drive organizational progress in achieving step-change performance 
  • Market & Competitive Analysis: Continuously assess GP business segment and adjacent markets. Develop or lead others to develop value chain analysis and determination of price setting mechanisms. Assist in competitor analysis. Develop the Georgia Pacific Point of View (POV) for a segment within a GP Business. 
  • Product & Brand Strategy: Assist with developing sound strategic decisions that will result in growth for both top and bottom lines for one GP division. Provide strategic assistance in such areas as understanding the channel, effective pricing, capturing market share, channel mapping, and creating new value-add services (go-to-market strategy). 
  • Business Development (M&A): Provide broad, strategic and analytical input into potential mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures to ensure maximum returns on invested capital and consistency with the company’s overall vision. Develop the business case for potential acquisitions and divestitures by spearheading both the strategic due diligence and valuation initiatives of a transaction. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 4+ years’ overall experience with any combination of experience in strategic consulting, strategic planning/corporate development, business development, and/or growth strategy 
  • 2+ years' management consulting experience (Bain, McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, or others) 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or other discipline that requires quantitative knowledge 
  • Graduate Degree/MBA

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Experience in manufacturing industry (consumer products, packaging, building products, etc.) 
  • 2+ years’ experience leading teams 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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