Jacobs Director of Mergers and Acquisitions in DALLAS, Texas

The Director of Mergers & Acquisitions will work directly with the companys executive leadership to evaluate potential acquisition opportunities, execute acquisitions and work with our business leaders from our Lines Of Business to drive an effective integration. He/She will be responsible for developing and implementing our M&A playbook which will be a repeatable process across our LOB's. The Director of M&A will be part of a small but growing M&A team and will report directly to the Senior Vice President of M&A. The Director of M&A role will be based in the new Corporate Headquarters in Dallas, TX. Candidates should expect extensive travel to perform job duties.

Essential Functions:

Work with our LOB Leadership,with the company’s acquisition origination team to evaluate potential acquisition opportunities against the company’s strategic goals.

Architect and Develop Jacobs’ M&A Playbook, to develpop successful repeatable processes. Develop financial models for potential acquisition targets.

Oversee company’s diligence efforts and coordinate with relevant business leaders and supporting roles to complete all aspects of diligence.

Draft memos and/or presentations for board approval of transactions.

Coordinate with HR, IT, legal and other functional departments to ensure a smooth closing and initial transition for newly-acquired employees.

Assist with all aspects of integration, including strategic planning, development of timelines and tracking action items against plan.

Monitor financial performance of acquired companies and prepare reports against budget.

Develop and train other associates as the M&A team grows.

Bachelors degree required.

MBA required.

10 years of Mergers and Acquisitions related experience required.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, executing against both individual projects as well as broader strategic initiatives.

Familiarity with all phases of an acquisition process.

Ability to work well under pressure and follow through on items to completion while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Demonstrated success working both independently and in highly collaborative environments.

Embody a servant-leadership approach to others and a team-first attitude in all interactions as a Jacobs employee

Title: Director of Mergers and Acquisitions

Location: United States-Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: FIN000004