Director of Mergers and Acquisitions

SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
Other Specialty
Director Business Integration and Mergers and Acquisitions

SSM Health - a nationally recognized Catholic, not-for-profit integrated health system serving Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin - is seeking a Director Business Integration and Mergers and Acquisitions in St. Louis.

To request additional information, confidentially submit your interest, or nominate a fellow colleague, please contact:

Britta Hammond

Executive and Professional Talent Acquisition

Phone 636-947-5204

Job Description Summary

- Provide thought leadership, project management, analytic support and facilitate communication with key stakeholders across all SSM Transactions.
- Serve as the single point of contact for internal and external teams for SSM transactions. Utilize organizational vision to lead and direct all transaction activity.

Job Description

- Supports mergers and acquisitions work including facilitating the due diligence processes, development, implementation and monitoring of integration plans, development of bids/proposals, development of competitive market profiles, and research regarding mergers and acquisitions.
- Provides strategic direction and operational support on transaction related issues in collaboration with Strategy and Legal functions.
- Organize and lead cross-functional teams both internal and external to support all aspects of transactions.
- Develops analytical analyses to support transactions where appropriate.
- Works effectively as a team member in an executive environment in a matrix organization and promotes teamwork within and across the organization by maintaining positive relationships and utilizing effective problem-solving skills.
- Prepares briefings, reports and presentations that synthesize information and insights to inform executives and other constituencies on the status of key initiatives and proposed transactions.
- Develop and manage project work plans and deliverables consistent with identified scope, timelines and objectives; have ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Manages and directs staff. Ensures HR policies are administered consistently across function.
- Organizes transaction function through appropriate structure and delegation of functions.
- Performs other duties as assigned.


- Ability to think, act and implement sequentially, decisively, individually and collaboratively
- Possess self-confidence and an ability to be self-directed in a sometimes-ambiguous environment
- Ability to gather data and establish direction in the context of a complex project and the ability to provide effective project management, facilitation and business analytics.
- Excellent problem solving, conceptual and critical thinking skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication and team building skills to ensure effective interaction with diverse internal and external stakeholders.
- Excellent leadership as well as collaborative skills; be able to function as both project lead and support staff to senior executives
- Excellent listening and creative thinking skills, including a demonstrated ability to translate ambiguous concepts into organized strategies and tactical


- Experience with M&A transactions and strategic project management a plus
- 5- 10 years of experience
- Master's degree preferred

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