M&A Integrations Program Manager



United States
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

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As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The Opportunity:

As an M&A Integrations Program Manager at Kraken, you will play a pivotal role in the successful integration of acquired entities into our rapidly growing organization. Your expertise in program management, combined with your knowledge of M&A processes and the crypto market, will ensure seamless transitions and the realization of synergies across departments.

What You'll Do:

Integration Planning and Execution:

  • Develop comprehensive integration plans that align with the company's strategic OKRs and M&A goals.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure timely and effective execution of integration strategies, maintaining a focus on critical business continuity.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all integration-related communications, ensuring clear and consistent messaging to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, as well as with the leadership of acquired entities.

Risk Management and Problem-Solving:

  • Proactively identify risks and issues that may impact integration efforts, proposing and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, providing hands-on leadership to address challenges and remove obstacles.

Performance Tracking:

  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators to measure integration success, including cultural alignment, employee retention, and the realization of expected synergies.

  • Provide regular reports to senior management on integration progress and any adjustments needed to meet objectives.

Best Practices and Continuous Improvement:

  • Develop and refine integration methodologies and tools to ensure best practices in project management, change management, and communication.

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by soliciting feedback and implementing lessons learned in subsequent integration efforts.

Skills You Should HODL:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in program management, specifically in M&A integration.

  • Deep understanding of the crypto industry and its regulatory environment.

  • Proven track record of leading successful integrations, preferably in high-growth or fintech-focused companies.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to navigate complex organizational structures and build consensus.

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities.

What We Offer:

  • A dynamic and challenging role in a rapidly evolving industry.

  • The opportunity to work with a talented and dedicated team passionate about driving the future of crypto.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including ergonomic bonus and geography specific benefits.

  • A culture that fosters professional growth and development.

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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