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Corporate Development & Planning Associate

Business Development

Strategic Planning


Beachwood, Ohio, United States

Eaton’s Corporate Sector division is currently seeking a Corporate Development & Planning Associate.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $120075.03 - $176110.04 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Join Our Team: Making a Difference at Eaton

Are you passionate about shaping the future of Eaton through corporate development and strategy? Do you have the skills and experience to lead and execute complex financial and strategic projects? If so, we want you to join our team as a Corporate Development & Planning Associate . This role based out of our North American Headquarter facility in Beachwood, Ohio. We are offering relocation if required.

Who we are: Eaton is a global intelligent power management company with a portfolio transformed through disciplined M&A. Since 2019, the Corporate Development & Planning team has deployed nearly $7B into acquisitions and joint ventures while simultaneously divesting 4 businesses for nearly $5B. These transactions have reshaped our portfolio and positioned Eaton for higher growth, higher margins, and more consistent earnings.

Our commitment: We’re not just about business; we’re about making a difference. Our team is dedicated to improving lives and safeguarding the environment through our products and services.

What will you do?

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most important and impactful decisions for the company, such as acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic initiatives. You will collaborate with senior leaders, business units, and functional teams across the organization, and present your work to various stakeholders, including management, our Board, and the investment community.

You will also conduct in-depth analyses of companies, markets, and industries, and assess their attractiveness and fit with our corporate strategy.

What will make you successful?

To succeed in this role, you will need to have strong financial acumen, strategic thinking, communication skills, and project leadership skills. You will also need to be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint and have a solid understanding of valuation models and methodologies.

We are looking for candidates who are diverse in their backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, and who can bring fresh and innovative ideas to our team.


Basic Qualifications

  • Possess a minimum of a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from an accredited university OR obtain a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) graduation date by June of 2024
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in corporate development, corporate strategic planning, consulting, finance and/or investment banking
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Requirements

  • 4+ years of professional work experience
  • 1+ years of merger and acquisition experience


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