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Director, Corporate Development

Requisition Number:  4286
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 

We currently have two leader opportunities to join our Global Corporate Development & Strategy team.  The Directors, Corporate Development will be responsible for leading and supporting the development and execution of Westinghouse’s M&A strategy from deal concept through closing.  Scope of activities include collaboration with BU leaders to develop and refine strategy for inorganic growth, developing and maintaining a prioritized portfolio of acquisition targets, assessment of targets, leading cross functional teams through the transaction lifecycle, including due diligence and valuation, and will lead negotiations.  Reporting to the VP and Global Head of Corporate Development and Strategy, they will work closely with the Westinghouse’s CFO, CEO, and private equity owners and will partner with executive sponsors to identify potential targets, complete comprehensive assessment of targets, develop transaction approach strategies, valuation models, and materials to inform investment decisions.  This role will be supported by a strong team of managers and associates with significant M&A experience.   These roles are US ONLY Remote roles with an expectation of travel to our headquarters location in Cranberry Township, PA as business needs demand.

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Prioritization and execution of acquisitions and strategic partnerships
  • Work with executive sponsor, executive team, private equity owners, and a cross functional team of leaders for delivery of high quality M&A transactions within an established strategic, financial, and risk criteria.
  • Leverage experience, business and industry knowledge, and current events to lead all phases of M&A process for transactions worldwide, including engagement with target, due diligence, financial modeling and analysis, quality of earnings, valuation, and acquisition business case development.
  • Serve as a key leader on negotiation teams to effectuate the execution of deals
  • Lead and motivate a highly talented team of M&A managers and analysts that have the expertise, business knowledge, financial sophistication, and entrepreneurial drive to add significant value both within the Global Strategy and M&A function as well as future leaders across Westinghouse
  • Must be able to implement best in class processes, peer check models, presentations, and white papers, and learn from all areas of the Westinghouse team and our private equity partners.
  • Drive long term, well balanced, and global thought leadership within the nuclear and energy industry and within Westinghouse’s strategic planning process.
  • Lead business case development and/or peer review for ad hoc organic initiatives.
  • Implement robust M&A pipeline assessment tools to connect industry trends, product focus, market opportunities, valuation, and other drivers to establish an attractive M&A funnel
  • Manage the sign to close period on all binding deals in partnership with the Director of Acquisition Integration Management to ensure effective execution of purchase agreement commitments and a seamless transition to post-closing integration
  • Foster a network of M&A partner firms who will augment internal resources and support the execution of deals
  • Report out to executive management, private equity partners, and the Board M&A strategy, targets and progress.

 

Who You Are:

  • MBA or advanced degree strongly preferred for one role, JD/MBA required for one role
  • 10+ years of M&A execution experience in one of more of the following settings: a corporate role, at a private equity firm, investment bank, strategy consulting, or transaction advisory practice at a big-4 accounting firm, including 5+ years of management experience
  • Track record of full-lifecycle M&A execution success demonstrated in one of more of the following settings: a corporate role, a private equity firm, investment bank, strategy consulting, or transaction advisory practice at a big-4 accounting firm
  • Prior experience in as director in a corporate development or M&A function within a global company would be a plus
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with proven ability to work across international regions, and cultures
  • Adaptive, flexible, and able to function effectively in a highly complex global environment with a proven ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated to lead collaboratively, influence and effectively manage stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to communicate to all levels of the organization clearly and concisely
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Technology savvy with demonstrated ability to learn systems and processes quickly
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressures, within deadlines and leads others in operating effectively within this environment.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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