Strategic Acquisitions Director - Buffalo Grove , Illinois, United States, 60089

Location Buffalo Grove, IL Description Job Req 602657 Fortune 100 Automation Technology Company is looking for POSITION Strategic Acquisitions Director - SoftwareSAAS Technology SALARY 170-190K + Bonus + Stock LOCATION Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089 (35 miles north of Chicago) DEGREE Required EXPERIENCE 10 Years experience managing large scale portfolios over 300MM in mergers, acquisitions, and strategies. RELOCATION Relocation Package Available The Director will enable the company to develop key strategies and manage the constant steering of our business to maintain our status as a pioneer in the continuously competitive cyber security space. In addition to developing and managing frameworks and programs for strategic decisions, the Director will lead the development of the governance and reporting metrics that ensure that our product and portfolio strategies are delivering on their intended objectives. As a successful candidate, you will need to be a structured and collaborative problem solver in addition to bringing strong analytical skills and an executive presence to work each day. Key Responsibilities Own key strategic projects for the company- responsible for their completion Organize, develop and maintain the data assets we use to steer our product portfolio strategy decisions, whether customer, financial and or market data, so that we have a single source of truth for executive decision support Design, develop and represent new strategies cross-functionally and to the executive team Develop bespoke analysis around the most critical performance issues facing modern hi-growth SaaS companies, including Market trends (technology, competitive and customer needs) Customer Trends (product usage, customer segmentation, customer lifecycle analysis) Product and portfolio economics Represent key strategic initiatives to the broader organization as well as the executive team members Help prepare materials for board of director meetings, senior leadership meetings, and executive offsite meetings Work with the VP and other senior leaders to lead the corporate and business development activities for market and product expansion. Understand the company strategy and portfolio objectives build a strategy that includes a product gap analysis, buy-build-partner analysis, etc. Develop product and industry specific market maps which will drive acquisition targeting strategy. Create and maintain strategic relationships with target company executives, industry and professional analysts and investment organizations who can assist in identifying potential target companies. Develop and lead the MA pipeline, case development, deal structuring, contract negotiations and management of stakeholder expectations. Organize and lead the offer preparation, valuation, negotiation, development, and closing of deals. Identify potential opportunities, risks and synergies. Lead overall deal and due diligence activities and timelines coordinate functional diligence reviews such as finance, tax, legal, people (HR), technology, etc. Partner with executives to lead plans for post-merger integrations ensure the correct processes, incentives, and metrics are in place for a successful outcome. What you-ll bring Minimum of 10 years- experience in strategy, financial planning or operations strategy management, of which 3-4 years- software strategy experience Significant strategy development experience across a portfolio of SaaS-style products and technology services and a demonstrated ability to Work with data science teams to analyze, structure and enabling the organization to leverage data to make rapid decisions Manage a portfolio prioritization process across a number of products to align investment opportunities with financial outcomes Partner with product and business line leaders to create productinitiative level business forecasts Strong interpersonal skills to connect and align both executive leadership and front line development and sales teams against company objectives Experience in designing, guiding and analyzing market research to drive portfolio, pricing and other strategic decisions Financial and or consulting experience is beneficial, however real world experience at a senior level is required MBA from a top-tier school Strong experience in high-growth business management and fast-paced product and technology transitions Software and SaaS domain expertise Contact null mailtonull?subjectStrategic20Acquisitions20Director This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at http