Department : Private Equity Performance Improvement (PEPI) Alvarez and Marsal’s dedicated PEPI professionals work with Investors, leading Private Equity houses and their portfolio companies to provide independent analysis, as well as high profile banks and multi-national companies.
We offer end to end services across the investment life cycle that deliver results in every economic cycle. We pride ourselves on listening to our clients, understanding their business and combining solutions and implementation to preserve and generate value for our client’s businesses.
Our goal is to improve cash flow and EBITDA and to provide earnings benefits through hands-on involvement in our clients’ operations and transactions.
Furthermore, our job is to support PE firms, bank syndicates and hedge funds to ensure their portfolio companies have credible plans and the ability to execute and deliver the financial results required.
Through our PEPI practice, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) offers assistance to private equity owned portfolio companies that are under-performing or with a need of re-organisation and re-positioning.
Working directly with company management, A&M's involvement reassures all stakeholders that the company is taking important steps to address its problems and maximise its value.
Purpose of the Director of Transformational Services role : Within our established and highly regarded Private Equity Performance Improvement team, an opportunity exists for a Transformation Services (TS) specialist at the Director level in our Amsterdam office, against a backdrop of unprecedented growth.
We are looking to hire a leader who has a successful track record with a blend of operational and commercial skills, an entrepreneurial approach and networks across the M&A community.
This role will have a particular focus on the Benelux region. Supported by the European Private Equity Performance Improvement team, you will help build the profile and reputation of A&M PEPI in the identification of performance improvement initiatives (within PE owned portfolio companies), covering both short and longer term transformational delivery.
You will reflect the operational distinctiveness that is A&M; a business savvy, solution-focused business entrepreneur who is determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.
Drive quick initial short-term gains in order to release cash to invest in longer transformation targets; Developing and implementing a new operating plan to improve the business operational performance.
Requirements for this position : The successful candidate will be an expert in design and delivery of organisational change and transformational programmes at C-suite and board level.
In addition, this role will be a senior hire so is responsible for generating business development and proactive client relationship management.
Must be Private Equity Industry Savvy, with established experience of working with Private Equity backed portfolio companies, with a relevant network.
Understand and execute LEAN production philosophy; Lead holistic performance improvement projects, understanding different kinds of Project Management Office (PMO) tools and change management methodologies & policies e.
A persuasive and effective communicator & stakeholder manager who can engage effectively with leadership teams in pressure situations and influence at Board level.
International experience in at least 2 of the major global markets with Europe and the Americas being highly desirable; Supplementary accreditation / certification in international reporting standards highly desirable.
Why A&M? Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results.
A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. Our restructuring heritage sharpens our ability to act decisively.
Clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems in addition to our objectivity.
Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services.
When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients seek our deep expertise and ability to deliver practical solutions to their unique problems.
With over 4,500 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges.
Our senior leaders, and their teams help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what’s really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk and unlocking value at every stage of growth.
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The collaborative environment and engaging work guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity are the main reasons our people love working at A&M.
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