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Olympus Corporation of the Americas Business Development IT Director in Westborough, Massachusetts


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The Business Development IT Director is responsible for designing, fostering, and maintaining an effective IT approach to Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), enabling the delivery of successful due diligences and integrations. In coordination with other IT M&A resources, they may also lead the IT aspects of M&A projects. This includes leading cross-functional due diligence for the IT organization and engaging with both internal and external stakeholders to manage ongoing alignment of current deals and preparation for potential opportunities.

“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce.”

Job Duties

  • M&A Organizational Development .

  • Accountable for development and maintaining the IT M&A readiness plan agreed to by Business Division/ IT executive leadership that is in line with the overall IT functional strategy and transformation roadmap.

  • Drive initial implementation of the agreed IT M&A readiness plan.

  • Assess current capabilities, systems, policies, processes, organizational structure, and resources for conducting IT due diligence, integration strategy/planning activities, and integration execution against best practices.

  • M&A Transaction Activities ·

  • Coordinate with the M&A Lead on project resource assignments based on deal cadence, scale and other factors.

  • Provide leadership, coordination, development and oversight of project management disciplines, processes, and functions across IT teams for all IT aspects of merger and acquisition transactions.

  • Lead IT due diligence activities together with the M&A core team and compile IT due diligence integration plans.

  • Gather information regarding IT/systems/infrastructure/information security risks for future and ongoing mergers/acquisitions and provide readiness assessment and insights on the valuation and structural impact of the merger/acquisition.

  • Lead the development of IT integration plans that contribute to realizing synergies from the merger/ acquisition.

  • Provide strategic advice to business leadership on potential opportunities. Project Management.

  • Align with internal and external business and IT leadership on all IT aspects and requirements to ensure smooth integration within scope and to budget.

  • Track and provide project status on integration (through reports and presentations), manage the risks, issue, and change resolution process, and work with business and IT leadership to take corrective action as needed.

  • Proactively identify and manage key risks and challenges and their associated mitigation plans related to the transaction. Other responsibilities / duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's or a Master's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Economics or similar field (or equivalent and related experience preferred).

  • Minimum 12 years of experience in IT.

  • Minimum 7 years' experience managing IT aspects of a merger or acquisition lifecycle (from Due Diligence to PMI), ideally in a global Healthcare or Life Science company.


  • Proven experience in negotiating transactions in a complex, multi-site, global business with a divisional structure, ideally within medical services.

  • Experience in interacting with and reporting to a variety of audiences, especially senior executives.

  • Demonstrable technical communication, strategic thinking.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date

  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program

  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes

  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles

  • 12 Paid Holidays

  • Educational Assistance

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs

  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks

  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at .

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit .

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

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.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough ||