Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Manager

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:
This role will be responsible for analyzing portfolio gaps and developing Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture and Venture Investment strategies for Raytheon Missile & Defense. The selected candidate will exhibit an extraordinary degree of creativity and insight in a fast moving and ambiguous environment in order to provide actionable strategic analysis and recommendations. This role requires the ability to work with minimal supervision and the ability to drive items to closure. Additionally, this role is responsible for identification, qualification and evaluation of early stage minority equity investments in ventures focused on RMD disruptive solutions.
Works with the strategy and technology groups to develop inorganic options for filling business segment strategy and RMD portfolio gaps. Leads portfolio shaping transactions, working with other functions to achieve success. Responsible for providing leadership through all phases of a transaction, from identification through due diligence to signing to close. Develops the strategic rationale for acquisition candidates. Creates strategy for and supports negotiations. Leads the development of an integration strategy for new mergers and acquisitions, working with the appropriate business unit representative(s) to define and implement an integration plan.
The Mergers and Acquisitions Manager will be an integral part of the corporate strategy and development team providing support for all phases of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), strategic investments, and divestitures for RTX/RMD. Works closely with corporate office and RMD leadership teams to develop long-range goals and M&A strategies. Identifies opportunities that could fill strategic gaps and drive profitable growth. This individual must have good critical thinking skills and an ability to logically convey options or scenarios.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Develops MA&D strategies based on defined portfolio gaps
  • Identifies candidates that support MA&D strategies
  • Supports the sourcing and evaluation of acquisition candidates defined to address business segment and RMD portfolio strategy gaps and enhancements
  • Performs acquisition candidate analysis and provides recommendations
  • Manages and supports all phases of deal execution, including coordinating due diligence activities and assisting with structuring, deal negotiations, closure and integration preparation
  • Prepares presentations for executive and business leadership
  • Manages special projects, as required, including M&A market surveillance, M&A scenario analysis, and other relevant activities
  • This is a remote position that requires some travel to RMD/RTX sites and other locations to support the business

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, business or related field
  • A minimum of twelve years direct experience; preferably in Mergers & Acquisitions in a role that is principally focused on acquisitions while in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Big 4 accounting/consulting, or corporate development
  • Experience in the identification, qualification, diligence and/or execution of mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and venture capital transactions.
  • Experience utilizing M&A resources and tools
  • Experience implementing MA&D strategies and/or leading transactions through its life cycle
  • Prior experience managing the M&A process
  • Proficient Microsoft Office and other office automation tool skills

The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualification We Value:

  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Experience and comfort in presenting to executive management
  • Ability to think strategically, an understanding of the big picture and an eye for the details
  • Experience working at an investment banking firm or leading corporate M&A activities
  • Experience with corporate divestitures
  • Experience working in the aerospace & defense industry and familiarity with Missiles strategy
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic and financial analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Effective communications skills
  • Ability to work well with others good interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding critical thinking skills
  • Good quantitative skills

What We Offer:

Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or Non- U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization



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