The ideal candidate will lead all mergers & acquisitions activities for the Information Software business within Rockwell Automation. This includes supporting the research, pursuit, and closure of inorganic opportunities to extend existing businesses (e.g. global expansion) and drives new business ventures (e.g. adjacent business acquisitions) to strengthen core capabilities for Rockwell Automation's information software footprint. Provides regular updates on the ogress to corporate development organization and business leadership. Other key responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating/negotiating deals and support due diligence activities within the business and across the enterprise where appropriate.
Represents Corporate Development function within business.
Drive roadmap linking business strategy with potential inorganic activities in line with overall RA corporate strategy
As a member of corporate development organization works closely with Rockwell Automation's Information Software leadership team, and other key stakeholders across the enterprise in development of M&A strategy in support of IS growth and technology development
Leads M&A activities - establishing profiles of potential investment areas, prospecting to maintain sufficient funnel, pursuit of targets including presentations to owners and investors
Executes M&A initiatives in close partnership with key stakeholders including corporate operations team, sourcing, legal, finance and others.
Close collaboration with other functions within corporate development organization including other business assigned corporate development resources, operational and pursuit teams
Provide leadership in establishing closer relationship with Innovation Centers, Incubators and other organizations especially in Silicon Valley to support accelerated approach for innovation
Develops revenue modeling and financial risk analysis of business opportunities.
Analyzes trends including competition, market, and regulatory/compliance
Provides regular presentations in various company forums upwards to key executives
Researches and utilizes market information and strategic intelligence to develop market analyses, business plans and support strategic initiatives
Deep knowledge of the business space and strategies (key gaps and critical focus)
Previous experience in M&A, business development, and corporate development, primarily with technology companies that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 10+ years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business field, plus Master in Finance
MBA strongly preferred
Successful track record as a corporate development professional, including identification, pursuit, evaluation, negotiation, and completion of M&A or other equivalent transactions which were critical to the growth of the organization
Technical proficiency in supported areas and an ability to evaluate market opportunities and develop strategy using all available resources
Strong leadership and influencing skills, working with all levels of the organization in a matrix environment
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
San Jose - California
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