Director of M&A Integration

Website NJ Eye


The Director of M&A Integration leads the orderly on-boarding of new business acquisitions – by providing support to the due diligence process, leading the pre-close 100-day planning process, coordinating cross-functional activities on the closing date, and managing all post-close activities, during the first 100-days after a new acquisition – and reports directly to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), working with cross-functional leaders.

The Director of M&A Integration has very strong ability to problem-solve, strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with exceptional attention to detail, is able to cope with and handle stress and competing priorities, and has strong time management, solid and consistent performance, accuracy, and reliability.

NJ Eye LLC is a private-equity backed, independent, integrated eye care organization with its corporate headquarters in Union, New Jersey.  The company has over 250 eye care professionals and business support roles across a growing network of over 17 eye care clinic locations, spanning New Jersey, with plans to affiliate with other eye care practices in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and nationwide.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and leverages diligence findings to influence the integration / separation strategy & approach
  • Facilitates business and functional teams to create strategic approaches to complex projects with effective plans
  • Drives project progress by managing cross-functional teams, identifying opportunities, overcoming obstacles/risks, developing strategic recommendations, and ensuring deliverables are optimally executed
  • Develops strong working relationships with key stakeholders in order to achieve results
  • Creates meeting content and presentations, including updates to senior business leaders. Particular emphasis on creating effective/impactful presentations that summarize complex ideas and recommendations
  • Supporting the development of integration infrastructure (e.g. tools, processes) and implementing integration best-practices

Essential Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, economics, engineering, math, hard science, computer science, or another “quantitative” field and/or relevant field. MBA and Certification in Lean, Six Sigma, or related credentials preferred, but not required.

Experience: 7+ years of progressive business acquisition (affiliation) management experience in a growing mid-market company (or 3+ years of experience in management consulting, if experience involved support to business acquisitions or mergers)


  • Experience with pre- and post-integration management methodologies, including due diligence and 100-day planning for acquisitions
  • Experience with project management approaches, including discovery, scoping, planning, and leading project reviews among business partners and stakeholders
  • Experience with process improvement approaches, including diagnosis, design, and delivery of change to business processes
  • Excellent problem-solver in ambiguous and rapidly changing environments
  • Proven self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude and ability to operate independently
  • Relationship-builder with strong collaborative skills to partner with diverse set of colleagues
  • Flexibility to travel at least 50% of time

NJ Eye LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Candidates are selected solely on the basis of legally permissible job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

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