Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a premier independent global professional services firm specializing in providing turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement, and corporate advisory services.
Our BioPharma, Life Sciences & MedTech team provides a broad range of services for our clients. When our clients are experiencing distress or significant change, we are there to guide their stakeholders and executives through the challenging times. When our clients are experiencing tremendous growth and see great opportunities, we provide the resources and expertise to help them grow without organizational strain. Lastly, when our clients’ business is stagnant, we provide the deep industry, market, and financial expertise to move them towards profitability and growth.
Our team understands the growing need for agility and linkages to ever-changing market dynamics. We, therefore, observe industry trends closely, including navigating how the industry builds closer relationships with patients, evolving commercial strategies and models, deploying services that go beyond medicine or devices, considering how new tools like AI and the cloud can be transformative, and, how R&D and the definition of targeted therapy are developing before the worlds’ eyes.
Our practice provides services across each pillar and support function of the enterprise including R&D, manufacturing, commercial, and business development to strategy, finance, IT, and HR. We assist our clients by finding new routes towards productivity and growth, we help reduce costs and increase supply chain reliability and security, and we support our clients by finding new paths to engage their customers.
Our Healthcare team prides itself on sustaining a culture that reflects our core values. We value integrity, quality, and objectivity in our work. We like what we do and with whom we do it. We embrace diversity, foster inclusiveness, and reward merit. We encourage and support our employees and communities through ongoing investments from leadership, social and networking events, peer-to-peer networks, Employee Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities, and pro-bono work. We are committed to promoting an inclusive environment in which all can develop, grow, and be supported.
What will you be doing?
As a Director, you will be leading a team and acting as the main conduit between our clients and our team on a range of complex assignments. You will manage projects by overseeing interview activities, gathering relevant data, developing goals and deadlines, reviewing work products of junior staff, and communicating with clients directly. Depending on the client project the responsibilities of a Director may typically include:
As a Director on our team, you will work on the most interesting and challenging problems in the Life Sciences industry. You will be part of a team that is passionate about and known for delivering transformational change to the healthcare continuum. We are a group of entrepreneurial, action, and results-oriented professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our client's problems and helping them reach their full potential.
What are we looking for?
How will you grow and be supported?
As a Director within the Healthcare Group, you will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level by gaining invaluable industry experience while enhancing and expanding your skillset. As part of our team, you will collaborate with many experienced professionals who will provide you with developmental feedback and growth opportunities.
We work with each of our employees to develop a customized career development plan to ensure you are matched with professional development opportunities that meet your unique needs and accelerate your development. We offer a variety of live and virtual training programs, access to best-in-class on-demand training, ongoing on-the-job coaching, a transitional coach to help you acclimate to the practice, and a partnership with a mentor who will guide you through your career.
Alvarez & Marsal offers competitive benefits and opportunities to support your personal and professional development. Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being. A&M recognizes that our people drive our growth, and you will be provided with the best available training and development resources through formalized training and on-the-job training. Learn more about why A&M is a great place to work.
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, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice 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 or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. 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.