, Inc Employee Success M&A, Senior Manager in San Francisco, California

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Employee Success M&A, Senior Manager

This role is on the Employee Success M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) team and provides support for Salesforce acquisitions. The HR M&A Senior Manager will bring broad HR experience and operational expertise to help us continue to scale and grow our HR M&A function.

This individual will support the HR M&A deal lead in HR diligence, integration planning and execution, focusing on the end-to-end acquired employee experience. The person will help shape the overall integration strategy and will be a Salesforce ambassador for acquired employees to support a successful integration.

The role works with a team of functional specialists and diverse partners to coordinate key integration milestones and activities, delivering an engaging and inspiring employee experience that helps achieve acquisition objectives.


  • Build and manage detailed project management plans and budgets to support successful completion of all HR acquisition milestones and activities from due diligence through employee onboarding and integration.

  • Apply HR knowledge and experience to design, develop and deliver key integration deliverables, including diligence reports, integration plans, management presentations, onboarding materials, and employee communications.

  • Oversee or own management of sensitive employee demographic and compensation data from initial collection through uploading to Salesforce HR systems.

  • Partner with a virtual and extended team to ensure HR integration plans are delivered consistently across the globe, in compliance with local processes and policies, and with a focus on delivering a seamless and engaging employee experience.

  • Depending on deal volume and complexity, may focus on one or more concurrent deals, or multiple integration tracks within a larger deal.

  • Help manage infrastructure support and related tools for the HR M&A team, including integration playbook, offer templates, reporting, and budgets.

  • Work on process improvement projects. Partner with HR & cross-functional teams in developing and evolving our HR M&A playbook.

  • Identify and advise on opportunities, risks, and trends related to HR M&A while developing action plans to help us continuously improve and evolve our integration approach.

The Person Most Successful in this Role:

  • Combines strategic thinking with solid operational execution while disciplined to details

  • Creative problem-solver who can develop thoughtful, innovative solutions to integration challenges

  • Builds strong relationships and collaborates effectively across boundaries and cultures.

  • Excellent communicator and strong influencer – has the ability to partner with people at different levels within and outside of the HR function

  • Effective working in highly matrixed organizations and in a rapidly changing work environment

  • Track record of achieving results in ambiguous situations and under pressure

  • Master of managing multiple, rapidly-changing priorities

  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to contribute to a positive work culture

  • Proficient in standard spreadsheet, presentation and collaboration tools


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field

  • Minimum 7-10 years relevant work experience, ideally as an HR business partner or with expertise in two or more areas of HR: compensation, benefits, operations, recruiting, talent development, change management, or communications/engagement

  • 2+ years experience in mergers & acquisitions preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time

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