Integra LifeSciences

  • M&A Integrations Project Manager

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    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.


    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."


    This role is responsible for supporting ongoing M&A integration and divestitures for Integra Lifesciences with immediate focus on a recent, large acquisition. 


    Integra LifeSciences has acquired Codman Neurosurgery from Johnson & and Johnson and significant work remains to fully integrate the two organizations.  There are ~30 global functional leads and a network of international country leads in place driving the integration effort.  The integration effort is expected to last ~2 years after the close of the transaction. 


    Activities remaining include:

    • Winding down of Transitional Service Agreements (TSAs) across ~20 countries
    • Winding down of Transitional Manufacturing Agreements (TMAs) in multiple manufacturing facilities
    • Closing several remaining countries that do not close when the transaction closes
    • Completing the integration of multiple functions that will not be fully integrated when the transaction closes

    This role will work closely with the Head of Integration and lead a seamless cultural, operational, and profitable global integration. This role will help oversee the entire integration as part of the global Integration Management Office (IMO).

    • Leading weekly meetings with the global functional leads and regional, country leads to help monitor and facilitate the integration in an appropriate and efficient manner
    • Working with global functional leads, country teams, and the overall integration lead to identify mitigation actions to resolve overall program issues and risks
    • Ensuring that key decisions made by Integra's executive team are quickly disseminated throughout the integration infrastructure
    • Developing approaches to coordinate execution of deliverables across all global functions and countries involved, and providing guidance to global functional leads and country teams to execute
    • Organizing content updates and discussions for the Integra executive team on a recurring basis
    • Prepare weekly reports to the overall integration lead to convey overall program status

    Future acquisitions

    • Tracking overall program risks, issues, and decisions
    • Working with the Finance teams to ensure all synergy objectives are being managed and are currently on track towards predetermined milestones
    • Working with the Business Sponsor and IMO Leader, develop the integration source of value, strategy, priority and goals

    • Participate in the Due Diligence process to learn about the acquisition target and to begin integration plans.
    • Form and lead a cross-functional team to create integration project plans.
    • Utilizing team meetings and one-on-one meetings with functional teams, manage the integration project to keep milestones on track and address or escalate issues and risks
    • Support finance team preparing detailed financial models and integration budget management and reporting
    • Regularly report progress, escalating issues if necessary, to IMO leader


    • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field; MBA strongly preferred
    • 5-7 years of project management experience directly related to M&A activity
    • External consutling experience strongly preferred
    • M&A acquisitions and divestiture experience preferably in the medtech industry
    • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and adjust plans.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to effectively interface with senior management.
    • Ability to influence and engage customers and peers
    • Up to 25% national travel


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