Operational Transformation - Associate

Postgraduate degree
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Operational Transformation

Associate (Experienced Hire / 3-6 years experience)

Alvarez & Marsal is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.6,000+ staff and over 70 offices world-wide.  We offer a broad range of professional services including Financial & Operational Restructuring, Performance Improvement and Business Transformation. Our fast-paced and entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients while living our core values of integrity, quality, fun, objectivity, inclusive diversity, and personal reward.

Corporate Transformation Services offers expertise and a “take-action” approach to dramatically improve performance and unlock top and bottom-line results across sectors including Consumer, Retail, Hospitality, Leisure, Technology, Industrials, Aerospace and Defence, Automotive and, Pharmaceuticals. We blend world-class consulting talent with senior operational executives from industry to assist CEOs and Boards to address and activate change, execute corporate strategies, align organisational structures, integrate acquisitions, accelerate innovation, improve efficiency and, always focus on driving profitable growth.

The role

Following another hugely successful year, we are expanding our Transformation team and looking for operations, manufacturing and engineering professionals to join the team in London. Supported by the European team, you will assist in performance improvement initiatives, 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. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in pitch preparation and pitches
  • Navigate a P&L and identify trends and red flags
  • Identify resource needs and milestones to accomplish assigned work by deadlines
  • Demonstrate sound judgement, knows when to cross check important decisions
  • Build lasting relationships with client management & staff, other professionals on case
  • Build models based on financial and/or operational data and as such have excellent knowledge of Excel (to analyse the data) and PowerPoint (to present the analyses)
  • Present your work convincingly to the senior members of the A&M team as well as to a client
  • Begin building own network of contacts/referral sources with professionals/institutions
  • Demonstrate integrity, responsibility, and understands A&M cultural values

The Candidate

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to use your prior experience in operations and manufacturing, outstanding financial background and problem solving skills to become an integral part of our successful ‘hands-on’ team. As a valued member of the A&M pan-European CTS team based in London, you will be working on high-impact cross border projects. To be considered you will have:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree from a leading university or business school
  • 3-6 years experience in Operations, Manufacturing and/or Engineering
  • Solid knowledge of data analysis and financial modelling
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Autonomy – A&M is an entrepreneurial business going through high growth
  • Objectivity - A&M uses a fact based approach to problem solving
  • Ability to find the right balance between fast analysis and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise – especially in highly pressured situations
  • High integrity that is characterised by the ability to deliver messages even when they are difficult to hear
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

The successful candidate will enjoy an international and collegiate environment that emphasizes diversity and inclusion with minimal hierarchy and bureaucracy.

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, gender identity, 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

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