Integration Management Office (IMO) Leader-M&A Consulting
At a glance
Location: US-NY-New York Map
Posted: 11/11/2021
Closing: 12/10/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

This is not an IT related position

About Segal:

For over 80 years, Segal has been a leader in organizational and human resource consulting. Our clients are employers and plan sponsors of all sizes covering millions of employees in dozens of industries. As an independent privately and employee-owned firm, we have a relentless commitment to the success of our people, clients and company. Our mission is simple: We deliver trusted advice that improves lives. As a part of our team, you will work with colleagues who are smart, professional, experts and...nice. Headquartered in New York, Segal has offices throughout the US and in Canada. We believe that a collaborative and diverse workforce best meets the needs of our business and clients, so we offer competitive pay and benefits that attract the best in our field.

Key Responsibilities:

The IMO Leader role has four key facets that include but are not limited to the responsibilities listed below:


  • Reports to the SVP M&A Solutions Leader, responsible for providing overall leadership to the development and delivery of M&A solutions to external clients to include: strategy, due diligence process, integration strategy, post-close integration planning and implementation.
  • Engages the client and prospect client organizations at multiple levels to facilitate mutual understanding around business needs, objectives, solutions, decision-making and desired outcomes and timing.
  • Identifies and implements best practices in M&A solutions to include developing tools and guides documenting a consistent and repeatable models for the M&A life cycle.

Business Development:

  • Includes achievement of formal revenue goals relating to existing and new logo clients; supporting RFP activities and sales efforts; reviewing and tracking the pipeline of new acquisition opportunities and; collaboration with Segal CRMs, consultants and dedicated Business Developers.
  • Trusted, business (vs HR)-oriented advisor in M&A integration solutions processes recognized for being action-oriented, innovative and best practice-centric when problem-solving and conceptualizing business solutions.


  • Role includes collaborating with M&A integration team members, Segal business leaders, client leadership and business partners on developing M&A integration strategies and objectives and translating M&A solutions objectives into project goals, plans and actions that are delegated to integration solution team Project Leaders and other M&A team members.
  • Facilitates decision making with appropriate stakeholders, identifies cross functional dependencies, issues and risks.
  • Communicates (orally and in writing) and effectively influences change.
  • Leadership and development of people resources to include M&A project managers who oversee the delivery for all work streams and resources deemed relevant to the delivery of integrated M&A solutions to include: managing conflict, resolving cross-team issues and, facilitating decision-making and, contributing to a work culture that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.
  • M&A solutions leadership includes but may not be limited to:
    • Leading the development and implementation of full-cycle activities that capture and fully
      realizes M&A synergies.
    • Defining the structure and process of the IMO and assembling teams with the subject matter expertise to manage the various cross-functional integration activities.
    • Coordinating with Segal, client leadership and key corporate development team members on due diligence to identify and evaluate key issues, assess integration requirements and challenges and develop post-close integration plans.
    • Oversee day-to-day execution of the full life cycle of the M&A solutions process including coaching cross-functional teams, leading regularly scheduled integration team meetings and driving proactive issue resolution.
    • Identifying and managing key risks and developing mitigation plans.
    • Setting the pace of integration, communicating around and ensuring the effective
      management of stakeholder expectations.
    • Tracking and reporting on status of objective achievement and defined success measures
      throughout the M&A life cycle.

Infrastructure Development:

  • Collaborates with the SVP M&A Solutions Leader, SVP Corporate Consulting Global Leader and others on building Segal26rsquo;s M&A Solutions infrastructure to include: methods, templates, tools and techniques.
  • Defining the structure and process of the IMO and assembling teams with the subject matter expertise to manage the various cross-functional integration activities.

Key Requirements:

  • Academic: Master26rsquo;s degree (desirable).
  • Years of experience: Minimum of 10-12 years of relevant experience in full-cycle M&A solutions consulting and leadership of M&A engagements involving complex, cross-functional teams; global M&A experience a plus.
  • Work experience: Experience performing in relevant roles within a management consulting, private equity, venture capital or related professional services organization running a M&A integration teams. Deep/broad expertise and knowledge of M&A life cycle and work streams as it relates to broad enterprise operations, organization and functionality. Large scale, overall M&A life cycle solution leadership. Experience managing, developing and motivating a professional staff. Demonstrated track record of success in business development and revenue growth activities involving both existing and new logo clients.
  • Professional credential: Professional accreditation as appropriate and relevant to the M&A marketplace.
  • Technologies: Technical proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and use relevant data, project management and video meeting technologies and tools.
  • Skills/Traits: M&A full life cycle visionary; change agent; effective communicator (oral/written); creative problem-solving and conflict resolution; capability of bringing best-practice approaches to the M&A life cycle process and execution; organization awareness and adeptness at learning, understanding and navigating organizations; understanding of M&A business aspects and operations to include financials, nomenclature and variations.
Diversity & Inclusion at Segal
At Segal, we are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness and welcome all qualified candidates. We strive to maintain an inclusive workplace, leveraging the power of a diverse workforce to deliver innovative solutions to our clients while maintaining an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strict compliance with the law. Promoting and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce is a win-win for Segal, its employees and clients and the communities that Segal serves.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identify or Expression/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.

Integration Management Office (IMO) Leader-M&A Consulting