Mergers and Acquisitions Manager in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
    Sales & Marketing
  • Job Family
    Business Development
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

Quest Diagnostics’ Mergers and Acquisitions Team is recruiting a Manager to initially support and eventually lead M&A activities and also manage commercial relationships with portfolio companies in Quest’s two, $25M venture portfolios.  The Manager will be responsible for leading various aspects of the M&A process including the generation of business & financial analysis for strategic acquisitions/collaborations/investments and will act as the liaison between Quest’s venture portfolio companies and internal commercial partners to drive the launch of commercial partnerships.

The Manager will receive guidance from senior members of the team but will ultimately be expected to contribute independently.  This individual will prepare valuation and similar financial analysis as well as business cases in PowerPoint for C-Suite level consumption.  He/She will also manage due diligence and be leveraged in the negotiation process.

Duties and Responsibilities:
M&A (approx. 50% - 75% of time)

  • Supports Business Development strategic planning initiatives through the researching and monitoring of companies of strategic value to Quest’s growth plans
  • Responsible for preparing financial analyses and valuation models to screen and evaluate acquisition opportunities
  • Preparation of company profiles and presentations on proposed acquisitions, strategic investments and alliances for senior management review
  • Assists with due diligence on live transactions including organizing and coordination of deal team due diligence activities.  Has direct interaction with Bankers and Sellers through the deal execution process.
  • Works in partnership with cross-functional teams across the organization on the due diligence and integration planning of high-priority transactions

Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) (approx. 25%-50% of time):

  • Work with Sr. Director of M&A, internal business experts, and our venture partners to evaluate prospective investments
  • Identify partnership opportunities between our portfolio companies and Quest businesses
  • Drive targeted partnership opportunities from ideation to execution; track success


  • Bachelor’s degree Finance, Economics or related field; MBA preferred
  • 3-5 years related industry, banking, and/or corporate M&A experience required
  • Experience building financial models and analyzing financial statements
  • Facility in analyzing companies across a wide range of industry subspecialties including lab services, healthcare information technology, insurance, clinical trials, and molecular diagnostics / in-vitro diagnostics
  • Research skills and experience using web-based screening tools
  • Demonstrated success influencing and collaborating across many functions and levels
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, develop deep insights about customers and convert understanding of market and customer needs into superior/unique offerings
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Internet/Web applications
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and to work well with different cross-functional teams within the organization
  • Excellent writing and communication skills


  • Business acumen
  • Drive for results
  • Organizational agility
  • Strategic Influencer
  • Positive attitude and good people skills
  • Resourcefulness and flexibility

Compensation: Competitive and flexible base salary and performance-based bonus