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