Corporate Development Lead
Company: IT Business
Posted on: September 21, 2023
We are looking to add a Corporate Development Lead to our
growing team to help drive BigTime's growth by identifying and
assessing both platform and revenue expansion opportunities.
Reporting to the CFO, you will play a critical role in owning and
executing the post transaction integration strategies as well as
help identify and evaluate potential M&A opportunities and
analyze market trends. In this newly added role, you will be
working in close partnership with senior leadership and the board
of directors to ensure the Company is maintaining pace and
successful execution of M&A activities to achieve our Value
What You Are Accountable For:
Manage the full post-merger integration process from the creation
of integration plans with milestones and timelines, the execution
of tactical plans, and the delivery of a clear roadmap for ongoing
functional ownership throughout the post-M&A integration. We
anticipate that 50-75% of this role will be focused on
Organize and lead the acquisition due diligence process to identify
integration needs and create and execute post-merger integration
Oversee and influence cross-functional diligence and integration
teams to ensure all relevant tasks are completed
Build strategic business case to drive the alignment of M&A
prospects and own the presentation to both Leadership and Board
that would include the investment case, operating plan, milestones,
and other critical components.
Support several acquisition integration projects
Partner with Senior Leadership to establish and execute the
strategic plan for the Company.
Work with senior leaders to identify and prioritize strategic gaps,
to establish and collaborate on potential acquisition
Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the industry and
competitive landscape by conducting market research and analyzing
Build strategic insights based on market assessments, with the
ability to translate these insights to inform our product strategy
Partner with internal and external stakeholders throughout the
diligence lifecycle including deal sourcing, valuation, due
diligence, negotiation, deal close activities, and post close
Overseeing and coordinating the execution of the Company's Value
Creation Plan in close alignment with the senior leadership team
and Board of Directors.
Who You Are
Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field
preferred; BA/BS required
2+ years' proven track record of effectively interacting with
executive teams and senior management
5+ years of experience in corporate development, private equity,
investment banking or management consulting experience
Proven ability to partner with key stakeholders, drive
accountability and collaboration
Proven experience, and a strong record of accomplishment in
top-tier strategy consulting, investment banking and/or corporate
strategy and corporate development
Proven experience in project/program management
Experience with the execution of mergers and acquisitions with
proven experience with owning the successful integration
Highest level of integrity and management of confidential
Problem solving mentality with proven ability to track, prioritize,
and drive multiple concurrent projects to success. This position is
expected to utilize data and metrics to communicate needs with the
ease of a business unit owner
Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with influence
across multiple levels and multiple functions of an
Advanced Excel, GoogleDocs and PowerPoint skills
Who We Are
BigTime Software is the engine behind the greatest consulting firms
on the planet, delivering back-office time/budgeting and invoicing
to over 2,300 firms worldwide and tracking over $4 billion in
billable time each year. Our flagship product is a SaaS-based
system that is custom-built for the professional services industry.
BigTime is a PE-backed company based in Chicago committed to
helping clients run professional teams more efficiently, unlocking
potential revenue and improving profitability.
If you love what you do, and want to work in a team environment
that will challenge you to do your best, then check us out!
Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
BigTime Software, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
Your Right to Work - In compliance with federal law, all persons
hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work
in the United States and to complete the required employment
eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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