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Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2024
This role sits within the EMEA Digital & Technology (DTS) practice at Alvarez and Marsal. A&M Digital revolves around a full-service Digital offering spanning Strategy, Customer Experience, Technology and Data. Our positioning is at the intersection of strategy and execution (not slides and then gone, nor fingers on keyboards coding & testing or detailed customer journey designing), architecting the destination, orchestrating the delivery and navigating the change & transformation journey.
Through our DTS practice, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) helps clients ideate, incubate, and industrialise new business models including agile target operating models, customer and product innovations, or intelligent and automated back offices leveraging a mix of capabilities ranging from digital product management, customer experience (CX), data and analytics, and self-service platforms. Working directly with client management, A&M's involvement reassures all stakeholders that the company is taking important steps to address key market opportunities or challenges and maximise the value of its business and technology investments moving forward.
Working within DTS and collaborating with A&M teams, the Digital Strategy team works with clients to:
Transform their bottom-line and top-line business metrics such as EBITDA, company valuation, CLTV and margin through unlocking potential in existing businesses, products or services or through the creation of new ones. Make them “future fit” – for example devising and implementing new operating, delivery and service models which prepare them for growth or to transition to sustainable practises. Maximise their investments in technology and data.
A&M’s DTS professionals work on some of the world’s most high-profile cases in a rapidly transforming landscape, striving for game-changing solutions that provide impactful long-term change. Our international team is comprised of seasoned executives from diverse backgrounds, functional experts & highly skilled consultants.
The Purpose of the role:
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a ‘hands on’ team. You will contribute to work streams on large programs but also smaller projects, leveraging your Strategic, Digital & Technology knowhow and skill set in challenging the status quo and developing sound solutions either from an external point of view or in collaborative settings with your client organization.
The primary focus of this role is to help A&M’s clients with top-line growth and value creation. This will often be required as part of a wider scenario such as a business transformation, turnaround, the need to respond to sector disruption or an imperative to reimagine a business. Top-line growth will often be combined with bottom-line and other transformation initiatives and you will be comfortable working across them.
You will advise the client’s business vision, build growth and value creation strategies to succeed and define supporting digital transformation roadmaps and execution plans to deliver the strategy and deliver tangible results such as increasing EBITDA, company valuation, market share or deliver new revenue streams. You will be experienced and an expert in delivering growth and value creation including revitalizing and transforming existing businesses, products and services as well as creating new ones which, for example, enable a strategic pivot, capture a new market or disrupt a sector.
Our DTS Strategy consultants not only form strategies and advise the clients, but also execute alongside cross-functional teams - becoming part of client teams and operating fully end to end, from problem identification to formulating strategy and delivering the end product. Using your skills in strategy execution, you will own and deliver programmes for our clients. You will also work on transferring capabilities to help our clients use digital technology and operating models to transform their businesses and new ways of working. You will work as part of an A&M team to shape and drive end-to-end digital transformations across business, technology, process and people, creating value by reinventing the core of our client’s businesses.
This work includes gathering and analysing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You will present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members. You will work with clients and teams on broader consulting work that includes operations/processes, new digital initiatives, and marketing with a strong digital focus.
We currently have opportunities at Director level within our DTS Strategy team.
You will support the delivery of growth and value creation programmes and digital transformation projects in the UK and across EMEA, where identifying growth, value creation and transformation levers and managing political complexity will be key for success. Assignments will focus on delivering impactful and often complex transformation programs across our key client industries, bringing added value to our clients (disruption mindset, restructuring DNA, acceleration of the transformation). To this effectively, you will need to:
The ideal candidate would possess a strong passion for delivering tangible business impact, challenging the status quo through innovation, (large scale) digital transformation and consulting experience. Experience & abilities you will bring are likely to include:
Companies, investors, lenders and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.
Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who draw upon the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.
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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.
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.
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