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Sr. Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

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.

The Senior Director, Mergers & Acquisitions will be responsible for driving the execution of the Westinghouse M&A strategy, leading a cross functional team in the execution of a portfolio of acquisitions and/or strategic growth initiatives from deal concept through closing. The Director will also support integration planning and the initial phases of integration.

 

Reporting to the VP of Global Strategy and Risk, the selected candidate will work closely with the Westinghouse’s CFO, CEO and private equity owners and partner with executive sponsors to identify potential targets, develop approach strategies, valuations, and industrial narratives as well as managing all aspects of the transaction engagement and will present acquisition business cases to executive staff including the CEO as well as Private Equity owners. This role is the lead for a team of managers and analysts with significant M&A experience.

Candidates currently located in Pittsburgh, willing to relocate to Pittsburgh, or can travel to Pittsburgh on short notice are strongly preferred.

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Prioritization and execution of multiple concurrent 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

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, engineering, or relevant degree.. MBA or advanced degree strongly preferred.
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in M&A, Private Equity or Investment Banking
  • 7+ years of management to include prior experience as a director in a corporate development or M&A function within a global company, private equity firm, or equivalent role in an M&A consulting firm
  • Energy industry experience strongly preferred
  • A combination of large multinational, private equity, and/or deal advisory (consulting) experience a plus.

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.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

Requisition Number:  1365
Employee Type:  Mgr Incentive
Job Family:  Corporate
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Employee Class:  Employee
Posted Date:  Apr 13, 2021
Location: 

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

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 link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com./careers/ 

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn| YouTube

Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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