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VP, Strategy & Development - Atlanta, GA

Location:  Atlanta, GA, US, 30338
Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc

 

 

Job ID:  124606

 

Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States and Canada.  Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 18,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states.

 

Position Overview

 

The Vice President, Strategy & Development will work as a member of the strategic leadership and development team of Americas Materials (AMAT). In this capacity, the VP will partner with the Executive Vice President of Strategy & Development, Division Presidents, Company Presidents and other members of the senior leadership team across AMAT on various strategy development initiatives and acquisition projects. Work location is Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

Key responsibilities of the position include:

 

  • Lead the process to refine the Group strategy and development plan
  • Analyze multiple markets and strategic acquisition opportunities
  • Build rapport internally across the organization and externally among the leaders of potential acquisitions, industry influencers and other consultative entities, ensuring strong partnerships and a robust pipeline of potential acquisitions
  • Build analytical models and perform financial analysis to value acquisition opportunities, providing clear explanations and make well-founded recommendations to executive leadership
  • Oversee the end-to-end acquisition (M&A) process including strategic fit, business assessment, due diligence, valuation, contract negotiation, integration and post-closing issue resolution
  • Regularly interface up through the CEO and act as a thought partner for senior leaders who seek input on key strategic and acquisition decisions
  • Partner with the other Divisional VPs of Development and the CRH Development Group to coordinate and align M&A strategy and facilitate the acquisition process

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required  (mining, engineering or other technical field preferred)
  • MBA highly preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant experience including a combination of operations/general management and corporate development, consulting, investment banking or private equity is highly preferred

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Travel approximately 40% with brief periods to 80%

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Strong leadership skills with particular strengths in the areas of financial modeling, assessing business risk and displaying the ingenuity and perseverance to successfully navigate and complete complicated acquisitions
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong financial, analytical, forecasting and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Project management skills for large and multidisciplinary projects
  • Business acumen in manufacturing, distribution and/or construction operations including experiences in sales, marketing, engineering, multi-unit operations, finance, purchasing, information technology, legal and regulatory compliance
  • Action orientation and drive for results
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Listening skills
  • Comfort operating in ambiguous environments
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong coaching, mentoring and team building skills

 

Physical Requirements

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.

 

Work Environment

 

Primarily, normal office working conditions.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

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

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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