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Mergers & Acquisitions and Enterprise Architecture Process Specialist, Tech & Digital


Last Updated: 4/22/21

Job Description

*Open to remote candidates*

Position Summary

The IT organization, Zoetis Tech & Digital (ZTD), is reshaping to provide premier services and solutions to a fast paced, growing business. Growth is both organic and through a steady stream of acquisitions.

We are seeking an experienced colleague to join our Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures (MA/D) and Enterprise Architecture team. For our MA/D activities, this role will focus on activities starting with the point of valuation through due diligence for any given deal and ensuring a smooth handoff to the execution team. This role requires an individual who is process oriented but with a continuous-improvement mindset who can help advance our MA/D framework, and an individual with a mature background in Enterprise Architecture (EA) to be a key player in the formation of our EA practice.

The pairing of MA/D and EA will help move our ZTD organization forward in Due Diligence strategic vision and execution optimization with an equivalent focus on building our enterprise application, infrastructure, data, and digital architecture framework.

This role requires strong cross functional communication, management and leadership skills to effectively represent ZTD to global, cross-functional stakeholders and executives, both internal to ZTD and with our business partner.

This role will require an individual who is comfortable working in quick paced and dynamic organization. While the role is an individual contributor role, there are many cross functional relationships the successful candidate will need to establish and maintain in order to be successful.


  • Serving as a liaison between the Technology Strategy & Architecture (TSA) organization and all ZTD cross functional groups for MA/D and EA directives
  • ZTD Project Management from the point of valuation through deal approval
  • Assisting in the formal planning and implementation process in coordination with all ZTD cross functional teams
  • Documenting and understanding the Current State of an organization’s IT landscape pre-Acquisition, Merger, or Divestiture
  • Documenting, revising, and understanding the Current State of the Zoetis IT landscape pre-Acquisition, Merger, or Divestiture
  • Estimating Project Scope, Cost, Effort and Timeline estimates pre-approval to deal signing relevant to ZTD in moving from our Current State to the Desired Future State post deal completion
  • Handoff to the ZDT organization responsible for execution of the MA/D effort

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study
  • 5+ years of experience in the MA/D space; not necessarily in an IT discipline
  • 3 years+ of experience in the EA space; solution architecture experience is preferred but not required

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Working technical knowledge and experience in the following:
    • Power BI or similar platform
    • SPARC or similar platform relevant to Enterprise Architecture
    • Enterprise Relationship Diagram tools
    • Enterprise Service Bus platforms (e.g. Mulesoft, Alteryx, etc)
    • API interface design
    • Microsoft Project
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Strong diplomacy skills with a focus on Servant Leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Critical thinking with efficient and effective problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated personal ownership in their work independently
  • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes inclusiveness and communication among team members
  • Desire for organizing many views and molding those into formal process
  • Requires a very high level of ownership and an understanding of matrix organizations
  • Demonstrates strong judgment, professional demeanor and business acumen
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with colleagues in a global organization
  • Embraces and supports change in a dynamic environment
  • Reacts positively to changing needs and demands
  • Demonstrates ability to inspire, educate and empower others
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team
  • Possesses strong analytical and process drafting skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to integrity and accountability
  • Provides guidance and direction to others and demonstrates strong potential leadership skills
  • Possesses strong communication skills and ability to convey complex principles clearly and concisely
  • Has a general understanding of business financials and reporting
  • Has a desire to understand all facets of the Zoetis business model both within, and outside of, the ZTD organization
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and can manage numerous projects and conflicting demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels of corporate organization
  • Maintains confidential information

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.