Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy and Development

Arrow Electronics, Inc.



Cambridge, MA


Position summary

g closely with senior leadership of various Arrow

businesses as a key member of the Strategy team.

This is a high-visibility, high-impact role within Arrow and requires a candidate with relevant strategy development or M&A experience.

This position offers a rare combination of attractive elements for an emerging professional seeking an opportunity to make an outsized impact on the growth trajectory of an established industry leader:

  • Strategic Role: The individual will have a direct impact on the company's growth strategy and long-term success.

  • Industry Expertise: Arrow operates in the IT services and electronic components sectors, offering a unique opportunity for someone with existing sector knowledge to apply it in a corporate setting. This dynamic promotes a deeper understanding of the industry relative to outside-in advisory roles and is suitable for a candidate with intellectual curiosity and a passion for understanding the fundamental drivers of business success, value creation and competitive advantage.

  • Full Deal Lifecycle Involvement: While advisory roles typically involve working on specific aspects of a deal, this role encompasses end-to-end deal management. This includes deal sourcing, evaluation, negotiation, and post-merger integration. This broader exposure supports a more holistic deal-making experience.

  • Company Growth and Impact: Arrow's high-impact Strategy team offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on the company's growth trajectory. As the company expands its market presence and pursues strategic initiatives, the individual will play a highly visible role in driving these efforts and contributing to the company's success.

  • Collaboration and Cross-functional Exposure: Working closely with cross-functional teams, including Legal, IT, Finance, and Operations, the individual will gain exposure to various departments within the organization. This collaboration provides an opportunity to broaden skill sets, develop a deeper understanding of business operations, and build relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Long-term Career Growth: Arrow values your contribution to the success of the company and is committed to supporting your professional development. At Arrow, we view our employees as investors in their own futures. Employees invest in Arrow by bringing their unique talents, experiences, and perspectives to the organization. And over time, employees can expect a return on their investment, in the form of compounding their knowledge, skills, and abilities as their careers grow within the Company. Success can lead to multiple career paths within Arrow, offering the potential for long-term career growth and advancement opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor industry trends and competitive landscape to identify emerging opportunities and risks.

  • Design, evaluate and support business strategies and market opportunities through structured qualitative and quantitative approaches, including scenario planning, strategic discussion workshops, war-gaming exercises, opportunity sizing and other strategic analysis methods.

  • Advise business leaders on key strategy topics and choices with informed perspective grounded in deep knowledge of business models, market dynamics and industry participants.

  • Identify potential acquisition targets, strategic partners, and investment opportunities.

  • Evaluate and assess the financial and strategic viability of potential M&A opportunities through strategic fit assessment, comprehensive due diligence, and financial modeling.

  • Develop detailed financial models, valuation analyses, and investment memorandums to support decision-making processes.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Legal, IT, Finance, and Operations to develop and execute M&A and corporate strategies.

  • Prepare and present regular updates to senior leadership.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering is required. MBA or CFA designation is a plus.

  • 5 years of experience in corporate strategy, M&A, investment banking, private equity, deal advisory or management consulting.

  • Strong exposure to technology is required, experience in distribution is a plus.

  • Proven track record of developing effective relationships and collaborating across all levels and functions across complex organizations.

  • Experience with financial modeling and valuation.

  • Excellent analytical and structured problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.

  • Strong executive presence, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.

Work Arrangement: Hybrid: 3days in an Arrow office/2days work from home

What's in it for you**:**

At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That's why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • 401k, With Matching Contributions

  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Access to Arrow's Employee Discount Program

  • Growth Opportunities

  • And more!

Annual Hiring Range/Hourly Rate:

$111,https://900.00 - $200,https://000.90

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. The pay ratio between base pay and target incentive (if applicable) will be finalized at offer.

US-CO-Denver, Colorado (Panorama Arrow Building)

Time Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Business Support

EEO Statement:

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy)