Senior Director, Performance Improvement Alvarez & Marsal Athens Alvarez & Marsal ( A&M ) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, over 5,000 staff and 60 offices around the globe and a broad range of professional services including Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial & Operational Restructuring, Debt Advisory, Transaction Advisory, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations and Disputes and Investigation Services.
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results.
As the world’s largest Turnaround and Performance Improvement firm, with a market leading practice in Financial & Operational Restructuring, we are here for our clients to help them deal with the consequences of Covid 19.
Alvarez and Marsal’s dedicated Performance Improvement professionals provide independent analysis and assistance to companies that are under-performing or with a need for 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.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Alvarez & Marsal’s established Athens team as a Senior Director focusing on Performance Improvement.
We work with multi-national companies, high profile investment banks and Global and European private equity houses and their portfolio companies.
The successful candidate will; Have extensive experience across Performance Improvement projects Perform benchmarking of financial and operational metrics to identify areas of potential underperformance Produce extensive financial and / or operational modelling analysis e.
a business savvy, outcome focused business entrepreneur who is addicted to making an impact, determined to make a difference and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.
Examples of projects include : Performance Improvement Setting up and running PMO / PMI roles Supply network optimisation Sales & operations planning Logistics / distribution Procurement cost savings Finance function transformation IT and Technology assessments Business Process Improvement Financial and Operational Restructuring Creation of performance improvement implementation plans Leading implementation of initiatives Stakeholder reporting on PMO cost saving initiatives In addition, the successful candidate will also possess excellent negotiating skills ideally gained in industry or at a leading strategy / operational Consulting house.
The ability to engage with ambitious deadlines under possible ambiguity is key, whilst mobilizing ones self and the team towards productive outcomes.
Ideally, a Director will be able to successfully identify client needs and win client trust. Ultimately, the successful appointee will be recognized by the client as the lead for value contributed on engagements and therefore build his / her own credible network of contacts and referral sources with clients, professionals and institutions.
The ideal applicant will possess : Experience gained with the Value Creation / performance improvement team of a Big 4’ firm or a leading Strategy / Advisory firm Well-developed financial skills with a robust understanding of financial and analytical accounting (ratio analysis) The ability to conduct an initial rapid diagnostic into the company's immediate and future cash needs, product profitability, cost base, major operational issues, market position and options for improvement Experience in Performance improvement, including business plan development, financial projections development & review, designing and implementing cash conservation guidelines and controls Experience in building integrated financial models, business plan modelling and strong Excel / PowerPoint skills Demonstrable experience of delivering complex projects and exceptional stakeholder management Native Greek in additional to fluent English is essential and other European languages are highly desirable A&M delivers tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges.
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