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Olympus Corporation of the Americas Director, Business Development Operations in Southborough, Massachusetts


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Business Development Operations Director is responsible for leading strategic and tactical functional support for business development. This important role will be a key partner to the BD and CMSO operations and procurement, ensuring that operations functional perspective is embedded in BD diligence and Integration efforts and operation initiatives requiring an external strategy.

Job Duties

  • Lead all operations aspects for assigned business development projects by a) conducting or overseeing due diligence and integration activities, b) building a functional plan for each project to ensure that functional risks are identified, and actions are planned, and c) securing necessary approvals from operations leadership for due diligence reports and integration strategy/plans.

  • Evaluate potential acquisition target assets (companies, product lines and/or technologies) and represent operations during due diligence activities and integration planning. Present finding and propose recommendations on the strategic fit and next steps to decision makers

  • Working with regional operation, resource planning and intra-operations coordination: Plan for functional support by estimating timing and resource requirements per project while collaborating with regional operations Teams. Communicate and coordinate needs within the function to identify and obtain adequate support at global and regional levels.

  • Tool & Process Development and Continuous Improvement: Create the tools and standard operating processes necessary to support operation efforts throughout the full business development cycle (pre deal through integration), including ownership of assigned deliverables.

  • Build and maintain a network of resources in the Americas, across all businesses and divisions.

  • Functional and Regional Alignment: Coordinate with regional [function] teams to ensure efforts are aligned, obtain approvals, and assign resources

Job Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Engineering or other technical degree required.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of both medical device internal and external operations / engineering.

  • Experience in leading / executing operations M&A due diligence.

  • Have led and executed operation integrations and transfers resulting from M&A and outsourcing.

  • Experience with divesting plants / operations including selling assets, executing complex agreements and transition plans.

  • Extensive experience and intimate knowledge from working with or for both OEM’s and contract service providers globally.


  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across cultures and personality types.

  • High business acumen and ability to learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to quickly distil complex information into actions/recommendations.

  • Excellent ability to read and influence senior decision makers bridging organizational complexities.


We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit .

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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