Director, Clean Energy | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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About the Role

In Business Transformation at FTI Consulting, we focus on our clients' strategic, operational, financial and capital needs by addressing the full spectrum of performance, financial and transactional challenges faced by corporations, boards, private equity sponsors, creditor constituencies and other stakeholders. Our services include strategic and business planning, profitability improvement, merger, integration and carve-out and pre-deal commercial and operational due diligence, including interim management. Our demanding customer base relies on small, experienced senior teams.

Business Transformation sits with the FTI Corporate Finance practice and works alongside colleagues in the Restructuring, Transactions Services, Tax and Digital Science teams, providing a holistic offer for our clients and a rewarding experience for our staff.

FTI Corporate Finance has experienced impressive year on year growth over recent years, and further expansion of the Business Transformation team is a core part of the company strategy.

What You'll Do

his role sits within the Energy, Business Transformation team. Industry experience in Renewables is highly advantageous, for example:
  • Offshore and onshore wind
  • Solar
  • Battery storage
  • Mobility - fuel cell and electric cars (not all components needed)

The successful candidate will participate in project teams, working with clients on the execution of various engagements and also assist with ongoing business development activity.

As such, key activities include:
  • Complex financial and operational modelling
  • Operational analysis (e.g. OEE assessment, FTE benchmark)
  • Company financial analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Strategy formulation
  • Business plan development
  • Identification of upside / downside potential
  • Development of implementable improvement plans
  • Carve-out and integration planning
  • Private equity due diligence reports
  • Programme management and implementation support
  • Lead presentation and report writing
  • Lead client/internal meetings (regular and extensive travel requirement)
  • Project or sub-team lead
  • Manage and coach junior team members

How You'll Grow

The role will allow you flexibility to put in place your own framework for success and to work collaboratively with the wider team to support the exciting growth in the FTI Corporate Finance practice. The role is by its nature, flexible allowing for the expansion of opportunities or responsibilities outside of the areas set out above into other matters that you feel can contribute to the broader remit to enhance our technical compliance and operational leanness. There is also the opportunity to interact with industry bodies and networks and / or develop thought leadership. Given the focus on technical excellence, the role will demand that you remain keen to learn and full support will be given to any third-party training or coaching required to assist with the role.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to university degree level (or equivalent), in a numerical discipline or that has a numerical element i.e. Finance, Economics, Engineering (preferable but not essential)
  • Worked in consulting or investment banking or energy firm or energy related organization
  • Project experience in high paced environments focused on rapid results (e.g. rapid performance improvement , turnaround, due diligence)
  • Demonstrable industry experience and expertise in companies with complex operations or environments in a Renewable Energy space
  • This role requires travel to clients and FTI offices
  • Work experience and the ability to demonstrate results delivery across functions in many of the following focus areas:
  • Performance improvement, ideally turnaround, including diagnosis
  • Operations
  • Financial modelling
  • Business plan review/development
  • Implementation
  • Programme management
  • Strategy
  • Market assessment
  • Transactions experience
    • Senior management and PE relationships (at Senior Director level in particular)

    Skills & Competencies
    • Excellent consulting skills, specifically:
  • Proven ability to lead a hypothesis focused approach to solve complex problems from first principals
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to lead and interact with team members and clients at all levels using a range of styles to suit the audience
  • Strong written communication skills with experience of leading the production of client ready PowerPoint documents for senior audiences
  • Relationship building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport, develop strong working relationships, work in diverse teams, and maintain relationship network
  • Advanced analytics and modelling skills, with proven ability to coach and guide junior team members
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills and confident working with a number of demanding stakeholders, with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Equally strong EQ and IQ
    • Strong commercial acumen/market awareness
    • Commercial analysis/ quantitative
    • Research and analysis
    • Good communication skills - well structured reports and presentations as well as orally
    • Project management
    • Good knowledge of P&L, cash flow and balance sheet. Financial qualification and advantage
    • Flexible approach to work, with the desire and capability to work across sectors and project types
    • Highly numerate with the ability to absorb a high quantum of information
    • Strong collaboration kills
    • Desire and ability to learn and be enthusiastic around further training
    • Computer literate with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • Fluent English speaker and writer
    • Continental languages, especially Dutch, German, Italian, French and Spanish, highly preferable

    #LI-KM1Our Benefits

    Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

    We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

    About FTI Consulting

    What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

    FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

    FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    Job information

    Firm: FTI Consulting

    Location: London



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