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Corporate Development - Post Merger Integration - Senior Manager (R00100730_Chicago)

Business and Financial Operations



Full Time


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Organization: Corporate Functions/CDTS

Location: US negotiable

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Job Description

​CDTS (Corporate Development & Transaction Services) is seeking a highly qualified professional to join the North America Post Merger Integration (PMI) team as an Senior Manager.

The PMI team is part of CDTS - Venture & Acquisition (V&A). The V&A Team is responsible for identifying and executing inorganic growth opportunities that advance the Firm's strategic objectives. CDTS V&A works with Senior Management throughout the firm, across all North America Market Units, industries, geographies, and capability networks.

The PMI team is responsible for the initial integration of Accenture’s acquired firms (i.e. people, systems, assets) and managing divestiture programs. The PMI team partners with the Accenture Sponsoring Organization directly accountable for the acquisition to integrate the acquired company into the Accenture ecosystem establishing the foundation for a successful integration.

The PMI team drives mobilization of all front and back office teams, establishes the governance framework, works with the V&A execution team and Sponsoring Organization leadership to design the integration model, drives all planning and execution, and at the end of systems integration, facilitates handover to operations.

The PMI position requires flexible work hours as it is supporting North America deals with potential Growth Markets or Europe deal involvement. The PMI Senior Manager position requires moderate levels of travel.

Responsibilities of the Senior Manager PMI position include the following:

  • Educate new deal teams on the nuances of PMI, including CDTS’ three Integration Models (Full Absorption, Discrete Solution Units, and Stand-Alone)

  • Mentor, coach, and partner with the Accenture Sponsoring Business leadership team on the PMI Program

  • Co-develop and document with Sponsors the “Target Operating Model” and new Organizational Structure

  • Develop Integration strategy and approach as well as Integration Guiding Principles

  • Set up Integration Governance

  • Implement proven tools, best practices across all Integration Teams

  • Oversee all PMI activities on assigned deals

  • Develop key integration tasks, including: kick-off integration materials, team charters and workplans and the establishment of program management office

  • Coordinate activities across integration teams; proactive management of issues, risks and decision required

  • Document PMI progress and provide status reports to the deal sponsors, CDTS Deal Captain and the deal’s Steering Committee

  • Monitor PMI budget emphasizing cost efficiency in integration planning

  • Develop PMI Intellectual Property, including briefing decks, checklists, templates, and position papers


Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have cross functional knowledge about corporate operations and a minimum of 8 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to mergers and acquisitions activity strongly preferred.

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to manage complex projects in multicultural environment

  • Ability to establish strong relationship and trust with Senior Leadership in a short period of time

  • Ability to articulate and document in a clear and compelling manner

  • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships with senior leadership and sponsors

  • Strong program management skills

  • Leadership, professional maturity and personal integrity

  • Robust collaboration skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Evidence of excellence in previous employment positions

  • Proficiency in English

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act,Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $159,516 - $263,400 and [Register to View]

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