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Project Manager, Corporate Development

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Project Manager, Corporate Development

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Kingwood Texas 77339

There’s a reason Insperity was ranked in the top 3% on WorkplaceDynamics’ National Top Workplaces list and named one of the top 100 companies to work for in the U.S.

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As a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 35 years, Insperity provides an array of human resource and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. In addition, we provide the client company and their worksite employees with a wide array of value-added benefits and services.

Insperity offers a competitive compensation package and a world-class benefits package, including 19 days paid time off, 9 paid holidays, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k and tuition reimbursement. At Insperity, we’re committed to providing a positive work environment, and to helping our employees succeed both personally and professionally.

 Project Manager, Corporate Development

We are currently seeking a Project Manager, Corporate Development to join our team.

This position is responsible for planning, coordination and execution of corporate development projects and leading project groups focused on partnership and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) initiatives. This role works closely with corporate leadership and strategic business leaders to ensure satisfaction through achievement of project results.

Essential Functions
Under general supervision and much decision-making:

  • Leads the creation and execution of project plans in partnership with all internal and external constituents by effectively defining the project framework and direction.
  • Works with department management in the development and management of detailed acquisition and partner projects through initiation, planning, execution, and closure activities including requirements, timelines, related success factors and implantation plan.
  • Supports interactions with executives of acquisition and partner opportunities, management personnel, and brokers related to evaluation activities and communications.
  • Conducts, as needed, all appropriate intake processes including but not limited to: documenting new opportunities, initial information gathering and validation, demo calls and establishing team of internal stakeholders.
  • Performs appropriate closeout procedures including but not limited to: scope verification, project handoff plan and lessons learned. 
  • Maintains accountability for timely and efficient project deliverables as well as achieving results.
  • Manages pipeline activity and maintains reporting and metrics during all phases of the established corporate development process, providing support to leadership for critical decision making.
  • Develops and maintains internal business relationships to ensure effective project leadership and effective integration of future corporate development solutions.
  • Responsible for all relevant project communications including the creation of presentations for various audiences including but not limited to: executives, employees, and/or public.
  • Prepares product and partner related documents in consultation with the Legal department and in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Ensures timely and effective communication to all stakeholders on status of projects and directives, including any scheduling constraints, resource issues, project risks, and scope changes.  Works with internal departments to ensure that expectations are communicated and managed appropriately. 
  • Participates in regular project status meetings to review project milestones, roadblocks, risks and issues log.
  • Coordinates the administration of contracts internally and with third parties, as necessary.
  • Demonstrates high ethical business practices, appropriate corporate confidentiality and discretionary communication practices.
  • Assists business units in identifying areas for process improvement.  Works with internal departments to ensure expectations are communicated and managed appropriately.  Applies a systematic approach to recommend or implement solutions that focus on and deliver business results.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.
  • Five or more years of project management experience is required.  Experience in change management, acquisitions, and/or due diligence review is required.   

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.


  • Aptitude to accept complex assignments, analyze problems, and generate effective solutions.  Ability to apply a systematic method to problem solving, analyze data, and recommend strategies that support positive business results.
  • Skills in the areas of project and change management, persuasion, influence, negotiation, leadership, conflict resolution and decision-making.
  • Success and experience in execution and deployment of business strategies, including the management and measurement of deliverables.
  • Customer service experience in a team environment.  Ability to communicate with all parties involved by using different media including Presentations, Email and Video Conference.
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing, at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance; establish working relationships and interact effectively with a wide range of people; work independently with limited direction; and maintain effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, relevant project management and/or M&A tools and demonstrated ability to learn other application programs as needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to develop and lead projects to a cross-functional team environment.

Travel Requirements (if above 10%)
Travels: Yes
If yes, up to 20+% of time

What percent of time is this position required to drive a vehicle (other than Company issued) for business purposes?  10+%

At Insperity, we celebrate the diversity of our employees and our leadership. Insperity is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.