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Senior Associate & Manager (Infrastructure & Capital Projects KSA)

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2023

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Description

Company Overview

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, +8,000 staff and over 70 offices worldwide. Specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.

A&M Culture

A&M is a fast-paced environment with a highly dynamic culture that emphasizes diversity and inclusion. We empower, coach and mentor our people and endorse meritocracy to develop skilled consultants who will grow with A&M to deliver tangible results and build long-lasting relationships, internally and externally. Our entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who positively impact our clients and shape our industry.

The collaborative, supportive 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 runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

The Team

Our team is focused on improving return on investment capital and reducing the risks specific to capital projects. Our highly respected Infrastructure and Capital Projects (I&CP) team is built on deep industry sector expertise with a demonstrably differentiated ability to address the most complex business problems and by supporting our owner/operator/contractor clients with the expertise of our deep project, Alvarez & Marsal's ultimate goal is to reduce the level of uncertainty associated with the development and operational costs of your projects, contributing to greater shareholder value drawn from procurement through execution and asset management through different solutions. 

The Role

A&M is expanding in EMEA, and we are looking Senior Associates and Managers to be based in our Riyadh  office. Working with some of the industry's brightest and most experienced colleagues, you will have an active role and involvement with less supervision in delivering complex infrastructure and capital projects from inception to completion in the context of performance improvement, digitization, delivery transformation, and operational turnaround. You will conduct detailed analysis, project coordination, interact with clients, support junior team members (e.g., analysts), contribute to project objectives, and report to directors or senior leadership.

The Responsibilities

From the beginning, you will work in a fast-growing and dynamic team to:

  • Involved in data analysis, project management, and client interaction, and may lead smaller tasks or components of projects.
  • Lead and manage specific project components or workstreams.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their needs and present findings and recommendations.
  • Participate in business development activities and proposal preparation.
  • Interact directly with clients to gather requirements and clarify project objectives.
  • Coordinate with different departments to ensure smooth project implementation.
  • Present project updates and findings to the project manager and client stakeholders.

The Requirements

We are looking for people who have the following experience, knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Saudi nationality
  • A high-grade bachelor’s degree (or equivalent/higher) from an accredited top-tier university in engineering, accounting, business, or a similar discipline.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English are essential. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous exposure to areas such as capital strategy, project delivery assurance, digital capital projects, asset management, construction dispute resolution, and project excellence.
  • 4-8 years of prior full-time consulting experience or 6+ years of non-consulting (engineering) professional services work experience.
  • Candidates with a non-consulting background require experience in mega assets lifecycle, including cost estimation, quantity surveying, and budgeting.
  • Candidates with a consulting background require experience in mega projects, including strategy, business planning, performance management, project management, budgeting, and accounting
  • Understanding of project controls, QA/QC, contract administration, procurement, and capital projects risk management.
  • Problem-solving skills with an understanding of business and operational drivers.
  • Knowledge and skills in project management.

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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