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Job #: R-00010659
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Business Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Vice President of Corporate Development to join our corporate finance team. In this role, you will report directly to our SVP of Corporate Development, and be a key participant in inorganic growth for all Leidos businesses, which includes leading the mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and equity-based joint ventures. You will also provide leadership in due diligence and integration efforts at the business area level. Additionally, you will represent the SVP of Corporate Development from time to time in Finance staff meetings and the ELT meetings, as appropriate

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Engage with senior level executives across the enterprise to proactively identify and address strategic growth strategy and execution.
  • Be responsible for analysis, identification and valuation of market trends and strategies.
  • Work alongside investment bank advisory teams to develop valuation and acquisition strategy for major acquisition opportunities.
  • Develop transaction financial modeling, lead due diligence, and deal execution.
  • Support and drive business unit target identification and analysis.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 15 years of relevant experience, including at least 5 years of experience leading Mergers & Acquisitions transactions at a public company
  • Extensive experience in running / leading complex due diligence processes. This includes framing diligence objectives, coordinating in the reporting of diligence findings to senior leaders, and lead integration activities for an acquired entity.
  • Strong knowledge of managing and building a data room for sell-side transactions and analyzing a data room, as well as leading DD teams for buy side.
  • Deep finance and accounting expertise, and able to partner with forensic accountants, as applicable
  • Proven, relevant and recent experience leading both buy-side and sell-side transactions.
  • Strong project management skills; able to manage multiple projects, take on new responsibilities, and handle novel issues is critical.
  • Financial and modeling analysis expertise.
  • Excellent communication skills, both internally with the highest levels of Leidos as well as excellent and proven negotiation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions experience.
  • Master's degree.
  • Leadership (top job) in corporate M&A department a plus. .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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