Analyst - Business Technology

Alvarez & Marsal

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Company: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Analyst – Business Technology

Corporate Performance Improvement

Alvarez & Marsal

London

In today's unprecedented global economic uncertainty, businesses face an increasing array of challenges.  For nearly three decades, clients have trusted Alvarez & Marsal to work with them to help solve their most important business problems. We have earned this trust by giving every problem the utmost senior-level attention; by researching and understanding the facts before drawing conclusions; by our steadfast commitment to objectivity; and by demonstrating time and again that great leadership makes all the difference.

Alvarez & Marsal is a privately held, owner-operated, global advisory partnership best known for its heritage in corporate restructuring and, more recently, for leading the value recovery efforts of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in financial history. The firm has been growing organically over the last decade from a best in class restructuring boutique to one of the fastest growing, independent global professional services firms that brings a wide range of operational, financial and performance improvement services to private equity owned and Corporate businesses across the industry spectrum.

Within our London office an opportunity exists for an Analyst in our Business Technology Practice.

The Business Technology Practice brings strategic insight into the power and role of IT and how Clients can most effectively improve the returns on their investments in technology.

Entrenched in the challenges companies face today, our successful hire will be a key part of technology-led change programmes that address businesses critical issues. Projects will include complex business issues across performance improvement including: Strategic IT planning; Enterprise Architecture; Digital transformation of operating models; Carve-outs; Post-merger integrations and 100 day planning; Pre-acquisition IT and technology due diligence; IT cost optimization and controls, Technology-enabled transformation programmes remediation & delivery. 

The successful candidate will be experienced in addressing business critical issues, and will reflect the operational distinctiveness that is A&M; a business savvy, outcome focused business entrepreneur who is driven to making an impact, determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.

Specifically, the Analyst, Business Technology will be responsible for contributing to engagements with clients – working as part of small A&M teams and quickly becoming accepted as part of the fabric of the client’s management team in order to deliver exceptional quality of execution.

The appointee will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in IT transformation, IT strategy development and design and in solving business issues by utilising technology from a leading advisory firm or ‘Big 4’ consultancy.

Specifically, the successful appointee will demonstrate the following skills and capabilities:

  • Strong recent experience in Target Operating Model Design and IT Transformational programmes
  • Demonstrable experience in disciplines including; Enterprise Architecture; Business Intelligence and Strategic Cost Reduction
  • Develop and implement commercial and cost effective solutions across IT Supplier Performance Management, Global IT Sourcing and Business Process Outsourcing
  • Clear ability to deliver the latest thinking within a highly competitive advisory marketplace.
  • A strong academic record that could include an MBA or an MA
    • Robust analytical rigour.
    • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging and uncertain environment
  • Fluency in one or more European languages, in addition to English, is highly desirable.

Additional skills;

  • Strong facilitation skills, forging consensus around credible, executable solutions
  • Passionate about affecting real change
  • Reads people accurately; can diagnose strengths, weaknesses, and potential
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, confident and impactful presenter
  • Objective, fact based approach to problem solving
  • Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator who is equally effective in managing up and down and relates well at all levels and cultures
  • Driven by values and integrity, talks straight, builds confidence and leads by example
  • The ability to manage a multiple stakeholder environment within a privately owned business.

Lifestyle and values

Attracted by our meritocratic culture and the opportunity to build a business with like-minded individuals, our people have joined A&M from senior roles in industry and commerce, the Big 4, top tier strategy houses, private equity firms, hedge funds, and leading financial services institutions. A&M is a fact based business, based on pragmatism, as well as tangible and measurable success. It is an environment that presents a real opportunity for ambitious recruits to grow and thrive. Those high performing leaders who successfully develop business in the firm have the potential for excellent income as well as a share of the value of the practice they create. At A&M you will be given real responsibility as there are few layers of management. You will thrive on autonomy and you will be adept at anticipating what your audience needs.

Our people have built their credentials through careers that combine experience in industry management roles and professional services. A&M has a proven track record of managing complex, high profile situations and delivery through world class expertise and excellence in execution. The culture of the business offers variety of skill, language, heritage and professional background and therefore is unique in terms of style and approach. This is a business where your colleagues are your best allies and ideally, your best friends. A business where good friendships thrive and trust is as true internally as with the client. Furthermore, the values of the business which include integrity and fun as well as just reward for great work comes to life when you become part of the team.

Please apply via our website and please do attach a full and detailed CV. Linkedin profiles are not detailed enough for our processes.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, we are unable to respond personally to every applicant. We do sincerely value your interest in Alvarez & Marsal; therefore if you do not hear back from us on this occasion, we would encourage you to continue to apply to other advertised opportunities for which your experience may be more suitable.

By submitting your CV to Alvarez & Marsal you accept and acknowledge that the information which you give will be used to create an electronic and paper record of your application and to enable the application to be processed in accordance with Alvarez & Marsal recruiting practice. The information will be kept securely and confidentially

 

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Company: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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