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Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  39978

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Summary

 

The Director, Mergers & Acquisitions will take leadership in many aspects of acquisitions, divestitures, and ventures investments from evaluation, execution, and integration. The Director would also perform roles such as secondary source research, development of industry and company profiles, and other quantitative and qualitative analysis. In this role you should demonstrate maturity and initiative, leadership qualities, excellent analytical ability, and strong communication (written and verbal) and teamwork skills. Also needed is an understanding of corporate financial analysis and financial statements, the ability to adapt to varied assignments and situations, and a strategic mindset to solve complex problems.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • The position will work closely with senior management at the corporate and regional level to develop M&A strategies and translate such strategies into tactical implementation. 
  • Play a leadership role in deal execution, including ideation, preliminary evaluation, due diligence, negotiation, and post transaction integration. 
  • Support the internal review of M&A opportunities including valuation and all aspects of due diligence i.e. commercial, technical, financial, legal, operational, human resources, information technology assessments. 
  • Manage multiple cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.
  • Lead negotiations with target company senior level management in order to move merger and acquisition discussions forward, and present identified opportunities to executive level management. 
  • Network and maintain relationships with a broad spectrum of internal stakeholders and external organizations to support the strategies and needs of Sealed Air. 
  • Originate deal ideas in support of business objectives. Monitor the M&A activity, prospects and valuations in the packaging and chemicals industries. 
  • Engage subject matter experts in Legal, Finance, Marketing, and other functions. 
  • Contribute to special projects related to the Company’s overall growth, including the strategic planning process, special project teams, and financial analyses.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA strongly preferred. 
  • 5+ years of professional experience within Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, or Transaction Advisory.
  • Hands on experience in the execution of a variety of deal structures including acquisitions, divestitures, investments, joint ventures, and licensing agreements.
  • Position requires experience managing the due diligence process and a successful track record as a negotiator. 
  • Experience in valuation techniques, accounting, and financing. 
  • The position requires experience with strategy development and execution, and with project management leading cross-functional teams. 
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel required.

 

Requisition id: 39978 

Relocation: Yes  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Manager, Supply, Strategic Planning, M&A, Management, Operations, Strategy, Research

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