Program Manager - Merger & Acquisition

Rockwell Automation
June 11, 2023
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Rockwell Automation is a global technology leader focused on helping the world's manufacturers be more productive, sustainable, and agile. With more than 25,000 employees who make the world better every day, we know we have something special. Behind our customers – amazing companies that help feed the world, provide life-saving medicine on a global scale, and focus on clean water and green mobility – our people are energized problem solvers that take pride in how the work we do changes the world for the better.

We welcome all makers, forward thinkers, and problem solvers who are looking for a place to do their best work. And if that's you we would love to have you join us!

Job Description

Company Overview:

Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive, and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth – and career opportunities. As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

Role Summary:

Are you interested in shaping a highly effective agile organization? Are you excited about the opportunity to influence and lead other skilled contributors? Are you passionate about fostering vital connections and helping to develop a team who will help to make our company, partners, and customers more productive and profitable? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, this is your opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic team. As a member of the Rockwell Automation IT organization, you will join our transformation journey as we seek to improve and push boundaries.

We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to manage a wide range of programs. You will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of each program. A successful Program Manager must have a broad knowledge of program management principles. They must have a strategic mindset as well as be able to lead team members and business partners. The goal is to ensure every program will be delivered successfully and add the highest possible value to the organization.

The Merger & Acquisitions Program Manager (PM) will be hands-on managing integrations and working with the Merger & Acquisition team and Technical Leader to solve complex problems and remove roadblocks for the team to be successful. Supports the architectural designs and will aid in driving the execution of Mergers & Acquisitions for Rockwell Automation. The PM values simplicity, diversity of thought and is unafraid to challenge constraints and standard procedures to achieve the desired Agile design in partnership with additional subject matter experts. The PM is accountable for managing all aspects of the Mergers & Acquisition integrations, working with their Technical Leader to create a modular, scalable solution that addresses/incorporates future Mergers & Acquisitions activities. Ultimately this PM is responsible for ensuring the Rockwell organization achieves its desired business results associated with M&A activity.

What you will do:

  • Initiate and set goals for programs according to the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Keep senior and executive management informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations.
  • Participate in the due diligence process of future acquisitions.
  • Guide project team members on best practices for Mergers & Acquisition.
  • Discover ways to enhance efficiency and productivity of procedures and people, not afraid of challenging the status quo.
  • Develop, as part of due diligence and manage budgets throughout the life of the program.
  • Partners with the Technical Leader, other PMs, and executive sponsors to communicate program goals, objectives, and potential outcomes.
  • Leads regular interactions with the executive sponsors to inform, alert, negotiate and maintain a continuing good relationship and shared vision for the program outcome.
  • Establishes and ensures appropriate governance functions for the program, in accordance with enterprise policies and practices, on behalf of the executive sponsor or senior responsible owner.
  • Directs the creation and maintenance of the required program documentation and artifacts.
  • Leads the development and maintenance of stakeholder mapping, communications, and reporting.
  • Acts as an advisor and builds and maintains relationships across the wider stakeholder community.
  • Oversees the execution of program projects, their progress compared with the plan and the production of agreed deliverables.
  • Monitors and coordinates dependencies across the projects in the program and resolves conflicts.
  • Directs or approves the establishment of a framework or guidelines for the use of contractors and professional service providers and determines their use across the program.
  • Supports and facilitates agenda setting for program status meetings.
  • Plan the programs from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones, and processes.
  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements.
  • Apply change, risk and resource management principles when needed.
  • Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 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.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years leadership experience in the Mergers & Acquisition space
  • Considered an expert within Mergers & Acquisition space.
  • Experience in conflict resolution and change management resolution.
  • Bachelor or Masters in CS, MIS, Software Engineering, or equivalent engineering/technical degree.
  • Familiar with production Cloud/DevOps environments.
  • Experience in Agile Principles.
  • Experience managing priorities within the Backlog.
  • Experience managing the overall delivery through the aligned teams.
  • Experience in interaction with Senior and Executive Management.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to distill information from disparate data sources and the capability to tell the story behind it, as well as recommendations for next steps.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements.
  • Seek out and embrace relevant perspectives when assessing a situation or making decisions.
  • Demonstrate clear understanding of multiple viewpoints.

  • High energy and passionate individual who inspires teammates to reach their maximum potential.

  • “Executive Presence” when interacting with leaders.
  • Excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved.
  • Embraces a culture of trust, free thought, complete transparency.
  • Brave and rebellious, willing to challenge the status quo.

  • Above all else, we are looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds who:

  • Are motivated to solve problems and have a bias for action.

  • Have an aptitude for technology and love tinkering with it.
  • Enjoy spending time coaching and pushing others to be successful.
  • Always leave something better than they found it.

  • Extremely strong communication skills with ability to align the organization on complex technical decisions.

  • Active coach and mentor whose goals are to grow and maximize the team's potential.
  • Extremely strong coordination and negotiation skills to help keep the team focused and deliver consistent value.
  • This position is part of a job family, experience will be the determining factor for compensation and position level.



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