Program Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions at WorkFront
Lehi, UT, US

Workfront has fast become the leading SaaS marketing work and project management software vendor and our growth are through the roof. We help individuals and team leaders do their work more efficiently, manage campaigns more effectively, and truly collaborate with their teams.

Role Description 

The role consists of being a technical leader and program manager across a broad set of Information Technology initiatives, specifically for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) as well as strategic and transformative IT initiatives.

Mergers and Acquisitions

You will be a leaders with exceptional program management skills and experience managing high-profile projects that support Workfront M&As that are critical to our growth. You will build out and continuously improve integration capabilities by identifying and developing process improvements, best practices, and tools to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the cross-functional team and improve the quality of integration efforts. You will also be responsible for understanding the strategic objectives, drive planning, assess risks and challenges, develop comprehensive program plans, drive multiple work streams and secure the necessary resources (internal and external) to make it happen.

A Successful Candidate Will

Operate effectively with teams and executive management and be comfortable leading, negotiating and influencing without authority. You have strong planning and organizational skills, broad understanding of information technologies and business systems, knowledge of business functional areas and exceptional collaboration and communication skills. You are strategic and see the big picture while also being tactical managing the details, understand interdependencies and constraints between systems and processes, and able to drive a project from start-to-end.

Key responsibilities include

  • Lead due diligence efforts and programs for M&As.
  • Lead post-M&A operational integration and stabilization efforts.
  • Build and foster positive relationships with executives and their management teams (technical and business).
  • Be a change agent by leading and championing change management and transformation efforts.
  • Domestic and international travel required as needed.

Requirements

  • 10+ years program and project management on large-scale implementation and integration projects.
  • 5+ years experience with M&A work.
  • Minimum undergraduate from an accredited university or college, with a preference for candidates with an MBA or Masters in Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Ability to quickly synthesize large amounts of information into actionable plans.
  • Ability to rally resources to execute and deliver under critical timelines.
  • Domain knowledge of enterprise architecture and systems.
  • Experience with implementing enterprises solutions.