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Senior Director - Infrastructure and Capital Projects

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Location: Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024

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Description

Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 7,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value. 

Our Infrastructure and Capital Projects practice is comprised of sector experts and specialized consultants across the Globe. We combine strategic and operational expertise with a deep technical knowledge to support developers, sponsors, lenders, and projects leader to select, structure, improve and execute Capital Projects in a more efficient and sustainable way. 

We have recently expanded to Australia and are looking for a Senior Director to be dedicated to the Power sector, which includes power generation assets (wind, solar, firming, gas-thermal, pumped-hydro), transmission lines, and investments associated to clean energy transition, such as next generation of hydrogen plants. This position demands regulatory knowledge and past experience in project modelling and capital planning, project delivery model, procurement strategy and construction advisory. 

 

Activities and Responsibilities 

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities for the A&M Infra and other Business Units. 

  • Lead the execution of work fronts with expertise, identifying improvement initiatives and actively engaging with the client in all aspects of the project. 

  • Lead meetings and presentations with both client and A&M's managerial and executive levels, demonstrating confidence and mastery of the topics discussed. 

  • Assume a leadership role with teams and clients, participating in effective negotiations and collaborations between leaders. 

  • Collaborate with other business units in order to build a sustainable environment to help A&M grow as a wide consulting platform. 

  • Support team members in your career development and prepare them to assume new roles and responsibilities. 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients. 

  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships for business growth. 

  • Participate in events and associations to foster relationships and identify opportunities. 

 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related major. 

  • Proven experience in business development and project management.

  • Strong excel and power point skills required. 

  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience in consulting firms, with strong business acumen, a self-started, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.  

  • Availability for travel. 

  • Ability to facilitate analyses to guide project delivery, proposing action plans and demonstrating confidence in decision-making. 

  • Ability to utilize creative thinking to co-create with clients, offering internal solutions or new business opportunities to address their needs. 

Profile characteristics 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to articulate to senior members of target management, client representatives and colleagues 

  • Highly analytical and problem-solving mind-set  

  • Strong project management and negotiation skills 

  • Deep business development and client management skills 

  • Team-oriented personality 

  • Professional in style and exercises good judgment and decision-making 

  • Motivated and effective in a fast-paced culture 

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, 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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 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.

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