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American Express Global Business Travel Acquisition Integration Manager (M&A) in Boston, Massachusetts

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) equips companies of all sizes with the insights, tools, services and expertise they need to keep their travelers informed, focused and productive while on the road. With approximately 14,000 employees and operations in nearly 140 countries worldwide, American Express GBT empowers customers to take control of their travel programs, optimizing the return on their travel and meetings investments, while, more importantly, providing extraordinary traveler care.

We’re moving faster than ever and introducing new products, services, and strategies that will revolutionize the travel industry and bring greater value to our business customers. Our clients’ success expands our success, so we put our heart and soul into helping our clients achieve results that exceed all expectations. As the world’s largest travel management company, we are continuing to build alliances with key travel leaders and suppliers throughout the world, strengthening our position as a quality provider to companies of all sizes.

We are committed to ensuring that our global workforce experiences a culture of belonging that leverages the diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives of our colleagues, clients, partners and communities, to foster a high performing multicultural and inclusive organization. We believe that a culture where everyone feels engaged, has a voice, and is empowered to achieve their full potential, is core to our purpose and success.

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Summary of the Position

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is seeking an Acquisition Integration Manager, preferably with Privacy subject matter expertise, to join its Risk, Compliance & ESG team. This individual will lead integration planning and execution efforts for GBT’s acquisitions. Integration managers oversee and influence cross-functional integration teams to ensure all relevant tasks are completed, including activities ranging from developing and implementing actionable plans to achieve transaction objectives, to diving deep on tactical aspects of integration projects. Stakeholder groups include business and technology teams, HR, legal, finance, and communications. Successful Acquisition Integration Managers at GBT are self-starters, able to work autonomously, natural problem solvers, collaborative, flexible, and not fazed by adversity or ambiguity.

This position is required for a period of approximately one to two years to support the expansion of M&A efforts and post-closing integration into the Global Risk and Compliance Program.

The Acquisition Integration Manager will report to the Director of Risk & Compliance Operations, and be based in the North American Corporate headquarters in Jersey City, NJ (US-based virtual location may also be possible). Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing several acquisition integration projects simultaneously

  • Defining, tracking and communicating appropriate performance measurements to project team and stakeholders

  • Working with functional teams to align resources to integration plans

  • Communicating project priority and set project task priority for related teams

  • Preparing appropriate documentation to close out integration projects and facilitate effective hand-offs

  • Participating in the continuous improvement of GBT’s integration processes and best practices

The Candidate

Required qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of project implementation experience

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Bias for action in times of ambiguity

  • Effective and collaborative communication and writing skills, with the ability to customize approach for a variety of audiences ranging from senior executives to junior resources

  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision and manage tasks from start to finish

  • Ability to lead by example, demonstrating strong ethical standards, and effectively influence management in all professional interactions

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, including MS Project

  • Ability to travel up to 80%

Preferred qualifications include:

  • M&A integration, corporate development or management consulting experience

  • Compliance, legal or regulatory experience at a global multi-national corporation or a leading global law firm

  • Ability to learn business processes and balance business opportunities with regulatory and reputation risk

  • Technical acumen relevant to the travel business (i.e. Global Distribution Networks, Lexis Nexis Bridger) and the ability to converse on technical integration topics


United States - Virtual Location

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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of 16,000 travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting.