Hospitality and Leisure - Director

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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The Firm

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to drive change and achieve results. 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. With over 4,000 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 organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.

The Team

Our Corporate Transformation Services (CTS) team is built on deep industry sector expertise with a demonstrably differentiated ability to address the most complex business problems and deliver dramatic and sustainable business performance improvements. Our highly respected Transformation team focuses on enterprise wide change to help drive EBITDA improvement. Our highly experienced experts successfully work with clients in strategic transformation situations where a company is looking to sustainably improve their earnings and profitability goals. We also help our clients navigate complex merger integrations and carve-outs and work for corporations across several industries including Hospitality, Retail, Consumer Products, Industrials, Manufacturing, Media and, Healthcare/Life Sciences.

The Role

The role will focus on hospitality sector clients to develop and implement forward-looking concepts and support your clients in the context of transformation projects. Assignments will cover:

  • Providing clients with solutions to complex business issues in the key areas of business transformation (large scale transformation, post-merger integration, carve-out, Rapid Results™/100-day improvement plan, quantified EBITDA / cash improvements, comprehensive bottom-up assessment and, interim leadership).
  • Executing the vision and direction for the continuing growth the practice.
  • Building a robust yet flexible plan to generate deal flow and sustained repeat business, externally and internally.
  • Developing and executing a specific strategy focused on target clients and distinctive go-to-market propositions.
  • Assimilating and leveraging existing capability at A&M, both within Transformation and elsewhere.
  • Continuing to build the profile and reputation of the Firm as a world-class strategic transformation advisor to leading businesses.

Technical Competencies and Experience

In order to qualify, we are looking for individuals with the following attributes:

  • High-energy and successful business transformation leaders with knowledge from the hospitality sector and experience in strategy, operational restructuring and performance improvement.
  • A demonstrable track record in converting business contacts and leads into sustainable, profitable revenue streams.
  • Proven evidence of delivering state of the art solutions to ever-evolving and often unpredictable business issues in the sector.
  • Clear determination to deliver the latest thinking in sector solutions within a highly competitive advisory marketplace.

Soft Skills

  • Hands-on and non-hierarchical operator who is equally effective in managing up and down and relates well at all levels and cultures.
  • Strong facilitation skills, forging consensus around credible, executable solutions.
  • Passionate about affecting real change.
  • Reads people accurately; can diagnose strengths, weaknesses, and potential; knows what skills are required to fill a job or role; hires the best.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, confident and impactful presenter.
  • Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving.
  • Driven by values and integrity, talks straight, builds confidence and leads by example.
  • The ability to manage a multiple stakeholder environment.
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment.
  • Experience of living and working in Europe, specifically the UK, is essential.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. 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. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

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

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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