Deloitte M&A Talent Services Leader in Des Moines, Iowa
The M&A Talent Services team is responsible for driving the Talent activity associated with Deloitte internal acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions or investments involving the transition of professionals. Working closely with Corporate Development and business leaders to enable transactions, the team performs Talent-related due diligence, identifies Talent risks and mitigation strategies, defines Talent integration plans, and enables the transition of professionals into or out of Deloitte entities, as necessary. The M&A Talent team coordinates across the Talent channel and other internal support functions.
Role description : The M&A Talent Services Leader will lead the Talent team in support of Talent activities related to acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions or investments. Represents Deloitte Talent with business leaders and target company personnel. Works with target and internal business leaders to perform diligence and execute activities required for transition of personnel. Responsible for managing the overall project plan and coordinating across Talent and other internal support functions as necessary. Will support other areas of Talent Acquisition or special projects as bandwidth allows.
Lead all Talent due diligence related to Deloitte acquisitions, divestitures, and other transactions or investments
Represent Deloitte Talent with business leaders and target company personnel
Communicate with Talent leadership and additional stakeholders to provide status updates related to active transactions and deal pipeline
Understand business defined operating model requirements and assess Talent implications
Partner with business leaders and Talent to understand key decisions around target personnel and determine alignment to Deloitte
Provide feedback and guidance to business leaders related to key decisions impacting the transition of acquisition hires into Deloitte
Identify Talent risks and issues associated with transactions, and partner with business leaders and Talent to determine mitigation strategies
Escalate significant deal risks to business leaders, Corporate Development, and additional stakeholders
Consult with OGC as needed on any employment related issues associated with transactions
Define and manage the overall Talent project plan to achieve critical milestones
Direct transition related activities across the Talent channel (Talent Acquisition, ELE, Talent Business Advisors, Total Rewards, Immigration, etc.) to execute the recruitment and onboarding of target personnel as well as the separations process for personnel associated with divestitures
Provide input to change and communications plans to create a positive employee experience and transition
Support early integration efforts related to acquisitions and other transactions
Represent Deloitte Talent as a member of the Acquisition Working Group
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or a related area
Minimum 15 years of professional experience
Minimum of 12 years of related experience in Talent / Human Resources
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.
Deep knowledge of talent processes and understanding of connectivity to other enabling areas
Ability to think both strategically and tactically and manage change and ambiguity
Strong stakeholder management, project management, and change management skills
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to make sound observations and recommendations
Strong communication and facilitation skills
Adaptable to changing timelines and deliverables
Ability to partner with various teams and provide guidance around path forward
Ability to understand business and operational context and influence outcomes, without formal reporting relationships
Professional judgement and savviness with navigating stakeholders
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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