Merger and Acquisition Cultural Integration Partner

Tysons Corner , Virginia
Apr 27, 2017
May 22, 2017
Full Time

PenFed is hiring a Merger and Acquisition Cultural Integration Partner in either our McLean, VA, Eugene, OR or our Omaha, NE location. The primary purpose of this job is to assess various aspects of PenFed’s mergers and acquisitions projects and participate in the pre and post-merger integration to ensure alignment with the business objectives. This position’s principal goals are to act in the capacity of a business partner for mergers and acquisitions by coordinating all internal and external resources while developing and managing all facets of merger integration.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned.

    Manage planning and execution of separation/integration activities that enhance mission –critical business operations Foster strong relationships by engaging in key onboarding activities acting in the capacity of a business partner to ensure that merging partner and PenFed expectations are met. Provide support in pre and post-merger integration activities across business and corporate functions. Work through ambiguity to gather information required to make decisions. Manage efforts of both internal and external network of resources to ensure all the right people are working in the right positions and focused on the success of the merger and retention of key personnel. Functions as an ambassador for PenFed throughout the merger process to ensure clear expectations of the merger process are established and met with merger partners. Support project/program leadership by helping to define and manage issues and risks, define scope, and identify tasks necessary to complete assigned work. Support project communications and delivery by contributing to status reports and other deliverables necessary to inform and align stakeholders verbally and in writing. Define transition plans, activities and contingency plans Identify and implement actions to improve overall team performance and build a positive, team-oriented culture. Evaluate organizational readiness in advance of transition events and participate in mitigation efforts and troubled areas. Liaise with acquired entity leadership where necessary, to facilitate effective coordination Drive and execute key activities within each integration phase

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree highly desired Experience with mergers highly desired Minimum of five (5) years’ experience human resources or similar field. Experience with managing multiple projects and shifting priorities  
Supervisory Responsibility

This position will not directly supervise employees.


Licenses and Certifications

Project Management Certification is a plus.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.



Travel to various work sites is required.


About Us

Founded in 1935, and still growing, we began as the War Department Federal Credit Union.  Today, PenFed is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.5 million members and over $21 billion in assets.  We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as on military bases in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa. 

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.


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