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Director, M&A Integration

Req id:  40611

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Waterloo, ON, CA

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.




Working at OpenText is more than just a job, it's an opportunity to impact lives.  Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department.  The Director, M&A Integration will play a pivotal role ensuring the timely and accurate completion of multiple strategic initiatives occurring simultaneously with the goal of increasing the overall M&A integration effectiveness.


The Corporate Development team threads the needle with strategy between finance, technology and operations driving important initiatives that determine when we partner and our planned growth moves. Our team structure provides the opportunity for outsized impact and exposure with OpenText’s senior business, operations, and technology leaders.




Integration Planning and Execution:

  • Spearhead the development of comprehensive integration strategies that align with OpenText strategic and M&A goals.
  • Lead and foster collaboration among cross-functional teams to ensure timely and effective execution of integration strategies.
  • Executing operational due diligence
  • Develop information and compelling Executive level presentation.

Risk Management and Problem-Solving:

  • Proactively identify risks and issues that may impact integration efforts, proposing and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, providing hands-on leadership to address challenges and remove obstacles.

Performance Tracking:

  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators to measure integration success.
  • Provide regular reports to senior management on integration progress and any adjustments needed to meet objectives.

Best Practices and Continuous Improvement:

  • Develop and implement change management strategies to ensure projects are executed smoothly with minimal disruption to business operations.




  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA desired.
  • Minimum of 10 years of increasing managerial experience, a combination of in-house and firm experience is a plus and software industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience in M&A integration with a track record of successfully managing complex integration projects from start to finish.
  • Extensive program management experience leading global cross-functional teams.
  • Established business and financial acumen, robust analytical and quantitative skills with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in project management tools, Excel, and PowerPoint with the ability to create informative and compelling Executive level presentations.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.




OpenText is more than just a corporation, it's a global community where trust is foundational, the bar is raised, and outcomes are owned.  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.





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

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