Vice President - Acquisition Integrations (M&A) - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  492520



Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We’re more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We’re a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we’re leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.




This is an opportunity to join a high growth company and play a critical role in their acquisition growth. The Vice President, Acquisition Integrations is responsible for successful integration of acquired businesses into Oldcastle Infrastructure (OI). Oldcastle Infrastructure is a highly acquisitive company and integrations is a core competency. In addition to successfully integrating multiple acquisitions each year, this role will be responsible for continuously building upon existing best practices to maintain a best-in-class integration function. This individual must possess the business background and intangible skill set of a successful leader, but also the willingness to roll up their sleeves and execute a variety of work.  The position will ideally be located in Atlanta, GA at our corporate office.   We may be open to considering remote internal candidates that are currently employed at a CRH company.  


Job Responsibilities


The Vice President, Acquisition Integrations will play a lead role integrating acquisitions. They will customize appropriate systems and procedures (from a standard playbook) that can be adapted to a range of integrations based on size, complexity, business division, and business strategy to ensure a seamless integration. This includes helping develop the integration strategy, ensuring all workstreams develop and execute against detailed project plans, and keeping executive leadership informed of results. In doing so, they will work closely with the M&A team, business unit leaders, and functional leaders. They will also work closely with the leadership of acquired companies.  



  • Develops / customizes and maintains an integration plan (playbook) that can be adapted to a range of integrations based on size and complexity, and clearly defines roles, responsibilities, tasks, and key milestones; maintain key learnings from prior acquisitions.

  • Works closely with the Corporate Development team to understand the structure of potential acquisitions and develop an appropriate integration plan.

  • Works closely with Business Units in early stages to develop pre-close and post-close integration plans for acquired company. Provides thought leadership and makes recommendations based on business and corporate needs.

  • Facilitates and leads high level integration meetings with target company senior management.



  • Defines structure and process for integration based on size, type, and complexity of business; assembles requisite integration team with subject matter expertise to manage various integration activities and continuity plans.

  • Leads and prioritizes the implementation of integration activities or major compliance, systems, and administrative initiatives (e.g. EHS&S, ERP, tax, regulatory, payroll & benefits, order to cash, procurement).

  • Drives day-to-day execution of the integration process, including coaching cross-functional teams, leading regular integration team meetings, driving proactive issue resolution, and ensuring accountability for on-time completion of deliverables.

  • Ensures that project scope, schedules, resourcing, and costs are reasonable and achieved.

  • Closely monitors impact on business resulting from integration activities and makes necessary adjustments when integration activities pose threat to key business results.

  • Facilitates development of key tracking metrics aligned with transaction value drivers and synergies.

  • Prepares and presents integration results to executive leadership.



  • Works closely with Business Unit and Shared Services leadership to align on integration plan for acquisition; ensure requisite resources are committed by leadership.

  • Works with Business Unit and Shared Services to develop and execute an appropriate communication plan and change management strategy.

  • Drives towards a clear and effective hand-over from the Integration team to the Business Unit, based on achievement of pre-defined milestones.

  • Re-engages with key stakeholders from prior acquisitions to ensure integration was fully executed.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • 15+ of experience in relevant business areas and project management including but not limited to M&A or manufacturing or distribution leadership.

  • Experience integrating systems and processes as a result of business acquisitions and/or mergers.

  • Solid knowledge of project management discipline, tools and analysis.

  • Experience in leading/participating in large scale projects in various hands-on roles.

  • Solid understanding of core business processes and ERP systems.




  • Well organized, with strong management skills and ability to get the best from colleagues to ensure successful delivery to deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects and operational improvements; serves as change agent.

  • Analytical and strategic-minded.

  • Cross-functional and interdisciplinary leadership and knowledge.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects/integrations simultaneously and handle time-sensitive deadlines.

  • Be a positive ambassador for Oldcastle Infrastructure to newly acquired companies.

  • Strong networking, change management, and interpersonal skills.

  • A pleasant, likeable manner while accomplishing challenging results.

  • Solid spoken and written communication skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 50%.

  • Comfortable presenting to executive leadership.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Feb 5, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Executive, VP, M&A, ERP, Change Management, Management, Technology