Mergers & Acquisitions Project Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Sep 12, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200016385
Imagine what you could do here At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Every single day, people do amazing things at Apple. Do you want to impact billions of users by developing an extraordinary product with a prime focus on accuracy, understandability and performance of the product? Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It is the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Dynamic, intelligent and inspiring people, innovative technologies are the norm here. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it Are you passionate about applying technical proficiency, discernment, and project management to solve dynamic and complex business challenges? Do you thrive in environments that require multi-functional thinking, collaboration, and innovation? Do you have experience leading integration projects for acquisitions of varying size, scope, and complexity? If so, this may be the job for you. The IS&T Mergers & Acquisitions PMO maintains accountability for all IS&T activities globally to ensure the seamless integration of people and technology into Apple. The team is responsible for the project management methodology, documentation and templates, KPI’s, executive reporting, and delivery activities for all M&A integration projects. Members work closely with leadership, business partners, technical engineers, trainers, support teams, information security, and others to successfully integrate acquired organizations. The Technical Project Manager role leads the planning, execution, and operational transition of M&A integration projects. It orchestrates project communication, marshals resources based on needs, drives solutions to unique integration requirements, manages project timelines, and otherwise facilitates the transition of acquired companies into the Apple corporate environment. This role is highly cross-functional, requiring a solid ability to align diverse teams on a common goal. A blend of business and technical acumen coupled with project management discipline is critical to success.

Key Qualifications

  • Must have a consistent record of running technical activities on M&A integration projects in a global environment
  • Superb communication skills with an ability to convey complex concepts to all levels of personnel (staff to executive)
  • Clear understanding of networking, e-mail, web server, DNS, and domain technologies
  • Effectively coordinates work and communication across disparate groups of individuals
  • Extraordinary problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to create a high functioning team comprised of diverse skillsets
  • Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple opposing priorities
  • Able to quickly adapt to new technical and functional concepts
  • You are a dependable teammate with business maturity, enthusiasm and a positive attitude


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Run communication with project stakeholders, business partners, and leadership Coordinate and track IS&T initiatives (e.g. network circuit procurement, training, e-mail migration) across concurrent projects Lead process and technology solution efforts with functional and regional groups Provide regular and accurate reporting on the status, timeline, and health of M&A integration projects Maintain program documentation to reflect the most current integration processes and tools Collaborate with business partners to identify and document technology needs Collaborate with global teams to develop, document, and deliver plans for each project Maintain close relationships with support functions such as Collaboration Services, DNS, New Product Security, and Apple Information Security Develop and maintain a working knowledge of trends and standard methodologies within Apple Establish and cultivate positive relationships at all levels

Education & Experience

BA/BS degree or equivalent preferred 5+ years related experience PMP or other project management certification a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Acquisition integration experience a strong plus