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Director Of Mergers & Acquisitions

Atlanta, Georgia

Job Category: Strategy & Transformation
Brand: NAPA Auto Parts
Job ID: R24_0000004662
Status: Full time

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Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, life and disability insurance, as well as campus health and wellness programs

  • Paid time off, eight company holidays and flexible work schedules available

  • Tuition Reimbursement and professional development opportunities

  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer matching

  • Onsite cafeteria, coffee stations and break rooms

  • Employee discounts, including NAPA parts, entertainment, technology, appliances, event tickets and more

Job Description

About this position:

The Director of Mergers & Acquisitions is an integral part of the NAPA corporate Acquisitions team executing and supporting independent owner succession planning and competitive and strategic acquisitions. The Director of M&A will manage a geographical range of the U.S. by executing target identification, succession planning and target pipeline maintenance and quantitative analysis of target information and diligence gathering to determine favorability. The role will be responsible for maintaining contact with large numbers of independent owners and competitive or strategic targets and for tracking pipeline activity of acquisitions.  The position will regularly prepare and deliver updates to the VP of M&A as well as various NAPA executive leaders, and under the guidance of the VP of M&A, will work closely with Market Development and Corporate Development teams and collaborate with field sales leadership to execute NAPA’s market growth strategy effectively.


  • Connect regularly with independent owners across the assigned geography, monitoring business and owner conditions
  • Actively maintain the independent owner succession planning tool and the competitive target pipeline
  • Connect with field sales leaders to gain feedback for succession planning reviews and field engagement of acquisition targets and planning
  • Prepare executive summary analysis on acquisition targets
  • Gather diligence for acquisition target viability
  • Develop summary market and diligence information to build acquisition targets into corporate forecast and acquisition process ·Track accuracy of target pipeline and project flow and key milestones to ensure timely execution of transactions
  • Provide reporting and analysis to executive level stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or related field
  • 10 years of relevant experience, market level inorganic growth, business development
  • Self managing and motivating; operates at high level of performance with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously individually or within a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.)

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