Manager, Corporate Development in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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    Miami, FL
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Job Description

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.


Position Summary:
As a key member of the Corporate Development team reporting directly to VP of Corporate Development, the Corporate Development Manager will be responsible for helping to define, shape, and execute the company's agenda for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, and other major strategic initiatives. The Manager will work cross-functionally to generate and/or drive broad ranging strategic initiatives, evaluate organic growth opportunities and M&A, and lead the generation of analytically driven and actionable insights to influence activities across the company. The Corporate Development team will be made up of self-starters and natural leaders with excellent quantitative and verbal/communications skills. They will have the maturity and confidence to interface with company executives, and humble self-aware personal styles that enable them to lead cross-functional teams to consensus around solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess industry and competitive landscape, areas of strategic focus, and growth opportunities
  • Proactively identify potential acquisition and investment opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relations with key industry participants and potential targets 
  • Conduct initial analysis and vetting of potential targets for strategic fit and financial impact on RCL and present to C-Suite
  • Provide business drivers and inputs, refine, and oversee financial and valuation analysis done by Sr. Analysts and outside advisors 
  • Coordinate due diligence efforts with target executive team, outside advisors, and internal subject matter experts 
  • Report on due diligence findings and provide summaries to internal C-Suite
  • Assist internal operational teams and functional leaders identify key issues and conduct additional / follow-up due diligence workstreams
  • Develop CEO and / or Board of Directors investment memoranda and presentations 
  • Support and manage deal structuring and negotiations
  • Work with internal teams on implementation and integration planning 
  • Active interaction with C-Suite along with direct reporting functions to VP of Corporate Development.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of two years of investment banking, consulting, or private equity experience AND 2-3 of corporate development or direct investment experience (minimum of 5 years total experience) 
  • Cruise or travel industry experience a strong plus
  • Strong financial modeling, P&L forecasting, and business plan analysis experience
  • Excellent writing and presentation creation skills 
  • Excellent organizational, communication and peer management skills
  • Familiarity with legal contracts, datarooms, and understanding of business terms
  • Self-starter with intellectual curiosity, a strong desire to learn, and passion for creating an excellent work product
  • Demonstrated team player with ability to manage and develop analysts 


Join our team as Manager, Corporate Development. Once you apply, it will take you 10-15 mins to complete our application, which will help us better qualify your candidacy. 


Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!


RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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