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M&A Integration and Project Manager

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10012
  • Job Code
    138150634
Discovery Inc

Location: New York, NY, United States, 10012
Req ID: 2164

Summary

Description

The M&A integration and Project Manager - Deal Integration position will be part of the Global Business Operations team at Discovery, and will primarily be focused on structuring and supporting the end-to-end delivery of M&A deal integration within the company, ensuring achievement of intended business goals and value. The position will demand very strong organizational and structuring skills, strong analytics, and a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration/partnership with members of cross-functional teams both domestically and internationally, including senior business stakeholders and corporate groups. The ability to independently shepherd complex interactions and situations is essential.

Responsibilities

Provide comprehensive integration efforts leadership (60%)

Planning
  • Understand diligence and deal terms (any transition agreements) to build out workstreams and identify key areas of risk/integration change management
  • Creating and tailoring detailed integration plan based on specific criteria and circumstances of each deal
  • Proactively identify and problem solve for potential dependencies and complexities that may arise in integration process
  • Build knowledge of the target organization and develop relationships with leadership and staff of target organization as necessary


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    Execution
  • Coordinating execution of all aspects of integration plan for target close and post-close states
  • Bringing together relevant stakeholders across Discovery to form integration team; hold team members accountable for execution of specific integration deliverables
  • Problem solve for potential hurdles in integration to ensure targets and deadlines are met
  • Manage and escalate issues as required; continuously identify dependencies and project risks
  • Create and help update relevant integration and tracking documentation to keep steady progress
  • Regularly update senior stakeholders or senior management on progress as required


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    Tracking / Measurement
  • Work with cross-functional team members to tailor metrics and measurements to identify integration success
  • Partner with relevant functions to track success after the transition period


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    Maintain and update integration best practices (20%)
  • Leverage experience and background alongside Discovery corporate practices to design and document deal integration processes
  • Build integration plan templates and other necessary tracking documentation that can create sustainable, repeatable processes in the organization
  • Continually update integration best practices "playbook" for new strategic or market-based knowledge
  • Be able to educate other team members or cross-functional colleagues on integration best practices as needed


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    Serve as project manager on select non-integration projects as capacity allows (20%)
  • Requires strong leadership skills to bring senior stakeholders together and develop a feasible, rigorous plan for execution along with negotiation across business units when goals do not align
  • Ultimately responsible for the appropriate pace/on time execution of projects
  • Prepare and manage project plans/timelines
  • As necessary coordinate, lead and/or communicate analysis and
  • Prepare and manage timelines
  • Assemble representative project teams and coordinate team members to meet project milestones
  • Conduct status meetings
  • Manage and escalate issues as required
  • Continually evaluate project risks and dependencies
  • Create project documentation for updates to project steering committee and executive stakeholders


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  • Act as strategic liaison, project leader, change champion, and communicator with all project stakeholders
  • Maintain a clear and updated set of project documents
  • Schedule and conduct project meetings to ensure participants are fully engaged in project activity
  • Help articulate project goals and their fit into wider organizational processes
  • Help coordinate activities, and as necessary lead execution of activities to support strategy and as needed related operations


  • Requirements

    Requirements
    • 5+ years' experience in deal-related operational integration, alongside extensive project management or operational process leadership experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Operations Management or related field or equivalent experience
    • MBA and/or PMP Certification preferred
    • Strong group leadership skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills
    • Strong ability to manage complex projects, multiple stakeholders and articulate the dependencies and interrelationships
    • Strong business process re-engineering skills to include change management experience and the ability to articulate processes at varying degrees of granularity to different audiences
    • Strong written and oral communication skills to include the ability to articulate problems and solutions clearly, to conduct brainstorming sessions, etc.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Must have the legal right to work in the United States







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    Posted: 2021-06-01 Expires: 2021-07-02
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