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VP of Corporate Development and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  37675

Job Description

Keysight is the world’s leading electronic design, test, and network optimization company, helping scientists and engineers accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver offerings in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor, and general electronics with world-class platforms, software, solutions, and services.
VP of Corporate Development and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Job Description:
As a key member of the Executive staff, you will report to the CFO and lead the Corporate Development Function primarily focused on helping Keysight achieve its growth objectives through Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A).   This is an applied Corporate Development leadership position.  You will evaluate and execute M&A deals; coordinate cross functional teams during deal process; maintain key relationships with strategic companies; manage relationships with financial institutions; proactively track trends and external influences on growth opportunities; and present to CEO and executive staff on a regular basis.
Keysight has an exciting opportunity for a  Vice President of Corporate Development/Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Top Responsibilities:
•    Strategy Development- lead business case for growth through M&A including trends, targets, valuation analysis, alternatives and tradeoffs.
•    Deal Management- lead deal origination and execution processes including financial deal structure, on-going tracking of projects including comprehensive management of costs, schedule, milestones, and financial metrics.
•    Project Management- drive cross functional teams on deal due diligence from identification to negotiation to integration hand off
•    Leadership- lead small but high-visibility, high-impact team that influences future direction of company

This position will be based in Santa Rosa or Santa Clara, CA


Job Qualifications

•    This is an Executive level position which requires strong finance, business acquisition, influencing and communication skills. Key attributes are: 
•    Significant experience in finance with 8-10+ years in M&A
•    MBA with exceptional financial analysis skills
•    Strong understanding of Keysight markets and other high-tech related markets
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills at the executive and Board level
•    Strong project management
•    Ability to identify and secure business opportunities


Preferred location is in our headquarters in Santa Rosa,CA,  but will consider Santa Clara with travel as required. 

Keysight is an equal opportunity employer.

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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Clara || Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 37675 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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