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Manager, Corporate Development

Cisco Systems Inc.
תל אביב-יפו, תל אביב 60000
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The Business Entity 
Corporate Development is the strategy, venture investment and M&A group within Cisco Systems. Its charter is to define corporate strategy 1-3 years out and accelerate company growth through investments, partnerships and acquisitions. 

The Team 
As one of the most active corporate development and venture teams, this group has led over 210 acquisitions and actively manages a venture investment portfolio of over $2B and more than 120 active companies, as well as over 45 funds. The small team is a strong mix of technology, strategy, and transactional expertise. This individual will join a team focused on Israeli based opportunities, across all of Ciscos areas of focus. They will work closely with Cisco product and engineering teams in multiple business units as well as cross-functional leaders across the company. 

Role & Responsibilities 
The Corporate Development Manager is responsible for leading Israeli based investments and acquisitions for Cisco as well as guiding the strategy underlying these projects. This individual will work closely with Cisco product and engineering teams in multiple business units as well as cross-functional leaders across the company. The Manager will also work closely with Ciscos VC investment portfolio companies and the Cisco Portfolio Development Team. 
  • Source Israeli investment and acquisition opportunities in Ciscos relevant areas of focus  
  • Develop market landscapes and overviews of startups and incumbent players and understand internal initiatives 
  • Understand market and technology trends and serve as a good partner to business units teams 
  • Analyze investment and acquisition opportunities and identify key drivers and commercial assumptions 
  • Financially model various structures and expected returns 
  • Prepare and present investment and acquisition cases for review by key stakeholders 
  • Leading due diligence on investment and acquisition opportunities 
  • Structure and negotiate transactions 
  • Work with Cisco Investments portfolio company and the Portfolio Development team

Minimum Qualifications 
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the technology industry with relevant experience in the Enterprise software, hardware, IT, Telecommunications, datacenters or Cloud markets 
  • Familiarity with a deal-oriented process and environment, along with some experience in product management, marketing, or engineering 
  • Must have 2-3 years of experience in Venture investing (strongly preferred), Technology Investment Banking or Fund-of-funds investments 
  • Strong communication skills to work with senior executives across various business units and global theaters 
  • Structured thinker with analytical and financial skills to work on complex financial transactions with minimal supervision 
  • BS in a quantitative field such as Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred 
  • MBA is highly preferred

About Cisco 
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.
Posted: 2020-01-29 Expires: 2020-04-30

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