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Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions

Req id:  39769

Alpharetta, GA, US Seattle, WA, US Tucson, AZ, US Dallas, TX, US San Mateo, CA, US Menlo Park, CA, US Richmond Hill, ON, CA Santa Clara, CA, US Brook Park, OH, US San Antonio, TX, US Austin, TX, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Pittsburgh, PA, US Dallas, TX, US Provo, UT, US Pleasanton, CA, US Arlington, VA, US Gulf Breeze, FL, US Waterloo, ON, CA Southfield, MI, US


OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.




As the Vice President, M&A at OpenText, you will spearhead the identification, evaluation, and execution of public and private company mergers and acquisitions. You'll play a crucial role in driving due diligence processes, leading negotiation efforts, and supporting transaction structuring. Your strategic insights and analytical prowess will contribute to the growth and success of OpenText's Corporate Development activities. 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

• Influence the strategic direction of OpenText by identifying and evaluating potential acquisition targets.
• Shape the company's growth trajectory through strategic mergers and acquisitions that align with organizational objectives.
• Lead cross-functional teams through complex deal processes, fostering collaboration and driving toward successful outcomes.
• Drive innovation and efficiency in the M&A process, contributing to the continuous improvement of practices and methodologies.
• Represent OpenText externally in negotiations and discussions with investment banks, private equity firms, and other key stakeholders. 



• Lead the identification, evaluation, and execution of mergers and acquisitions for OpenText, partnering closely with business unit and functional leaders.
• Drive due diligence processes and negotiate deals of varying sizes and structures.
• Support transaction structuring and evaluate operational and financial impacts of the combined entity.
• Manage OpenText’s M&A governance process and support integration planning and execution.
• Maintain a target pipeline, engage targets, evaluate inbound deals, and build relationships with key stakeholders in the marketplace.
• Play a visible leadership role in OpenText’s Corporate Development activities, providing transaction management and analytical support to the Head of M&A. 



• Minimum of 12 years of relevant corporate finance experience in corporate development, investment banking, private equity, or venture capital.
• Experience leading in an accelerated M&A lifecycle model and executing entire transactions.
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills, proficiency in financial modeling, valuation, and business case building.
• Proficiency in using PowerPoint and proven ability to develop compelling presentations.
• Strong work ethic, effective decision-making skills, and a bias for action.
• Ability to build strong internal and external relationships and professional networks.
• Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred.
• Ability to travel and work long hours as required.



OpenText is more than just a corporation, it's a global community where trust is foundational, the bar is raised, and outcomes are owned. Join us in this dynamic role and be at the forefront of shaping OpenText's growth trajectory through strategic mergers and acquisitions. Your leadership will leave a lasting impact on the organization's future success.


OpenText's commitment to diversity and inclusion surpasses legal requirements, evident in our Equal Employment Opportunity Statement of Policy which promotes a respectful and empowering environment for employees of all backgrounds, culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at Our proactive approach fosters collaboration, innovation, and personal growth, enriching OpenText's vibrant workplace.

We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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