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08/06 Puneet Chauhan
Founder & Managing Director at Talent Toppers

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Associate Director - Merger & Acquisition - Big4 (11-15 yrs)

Delhi NCR/Mumbai/Bangalore Job Code: 1107792

The primary role of this is to make direct contributions to the engagement team by assisting clients on Organization Readiness and Consolidation in a deal / M&A scenario.

The primary responsibilities of current role may include :

Organization readiness in a post deal integration :

- Understand the integration vision and strategy set out in the deal objective

- Work with C-suite executives, business and internal firm stakeholders to identify integration guiding principles

- Identify the target operating model, organization construct and governance model for the consolidated entity

- Evaluate the considerations for organization readiness for interim (Day 1 /100), desired end state

- Establish Day 1 / Day 100 checklists and workplans

- Contribute in Integration Management office (IMO) for end-to-end program management of workstreams involved in the Integration process.

IT integration support for post-deal activities :

- Program / Integration/ Transformation management office planning and readiness

- Day 1 / 100 Readiness planning

- Assess the IT landscape and identify the areas of synergies / dis-synergies

- Vendor evaluation and selection

- IT spend analysis (including vendor contract reviews for any hidden transactional costs), provide recommendations on the cost efficiencies

- Bid formulation and vendor management

- Facilitate execution of the post deal integration of IT operations and organization.

Carve-out and separation :

- Develop the separation strategy and assess the separation readiness

- Evaluate financial and operational entanglements / interdependencies

- Identify the operating model, organization construct and governance model for the re-structured entity

- Evaluate the considerations for organization readiness for interim (Day 1 /100) and desired end state

- Establish Day 1 / Day 100 checklists and workplans

- Contribute in managing the Separation Management Office (SMO) across the workstreams

- Assess the TSA requirements, prepare TSA schedules and TSA exit strategies

- Cost modelling for one-time and recurring costs due to separation (stranded cost, standalone costs etc.)

- Define step- wise separation road map

Commercial and Operational Diligence and Transformation :

- Evaluate the strategic and commercial feasibility of a deal / transaction

- Evaluate the current business capabilities and identify red flags on operational issues/risks

- Assess the Post deal consolidation and transformation opportunities

- Leverage industry best practices and accelerators to define methodological approach to consolidation / separation

- Undertake detailed functional integration planning (e.g. Sales and Marketing, operations, Supply Chain, Finance, IT, HR etc.) for Day 1 /100 and End state

- Support delivery of functional plans

Synergy / dis-synergy assessment & delivery :

- Identify areas of potential synergies / dis-synergies and establish the degree of integration required

- Define road map for delivery of synergies and advise on synergy benefits tracking

- Work with functional leads on Synergy realization.

Qualifications :


- A strong and demonstrated interest in consulting specially in thinking through large and complex exercises.

- Prior experience in driving and managing client engagements and programs.


- Experience in dealing with clients on a day-to-day basis and managing client interactions independently

- Experience of contributing in large technology led transformation programs

- Experience of contributing in large high-pressure engagements, M&A experience is preferred

- Competency in at least one or more of the following technical disciplines : enterprise systems implementation, IT architecture and infrastructure management, post-merger IT integration, carve-out separation, process reengineering, offshoring, and outsourcing is preferred

- Past experience of deal delivery or project management experience with vendor management is preferred

- Excellent academic credentials for both undergraduate and graduate coursework. MBA preferred

- Strong advanced MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills

- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

- Leadership qualities and the ability to mentor senior consultants, junior consultants and analysts

- Willingness and ability to take initiative and learn independently

- This role involves travel

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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