Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 6, 2023
A&MPLIFY is the digital practice of Alvarez and Marsal who has over 40 years of experience, in 4 continents, 30 countries, 70 offices and over 8,000 people. This professional service consultancy combines the power of design, digital technology, and artificial intelligence to help clients supercharge value creation, agility, and customer loyalty.
The A&MPLIFY team is hand-picked from the top global consulting firms and Fortune 500 customer-focused companies. Individually, we are experience designers, commerce strategists, technologists, data scientists, and operations leaders with deep industry experience. Together we are the unique team clients need to drive growth and build relevance with their customers. With a commitment to positive social impact, we foster a vibrant, inclusive workplace of diverse voices and talents who enjoy what they do, and with whom they do it.
Job Description – Strategy Manager
Five or more years of experience in a consulting environment with a focus on strategy
Creative, strategic thinker with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
Comfort dealing with ambiguity in a dynamic and fast-moving work environment
Strong work ethic and capacity to work both independently and in a collaborative work environment
Experience researching and analyzing complex issues, including an ability to synthesize and summarize large amounts of information and to focus quickly on the essence of an issue
Experience utilizing quantitative and qualitative research tools, including ability to draft interview guides, execute studies, and produce syntheses of key findings
Understand and analyze business process,
Design new cutting-edge proposition to deliver best in class solutions
Create innovative ideas and concepts to be developed with our clients
Help our clients identify business needs, translating them in clear strategic recommendations and concrete actions
Optimize existing digital customer experiences to improve business performance
Identify and develop market trends, benchmarks and best-in-class experience examples
Ability to translate concepts and solutions across customer-centric industries
Craft measurement frameworks, reporting templates and other tools to drive client work processes and performance; assist in the implementation and embedding of these new tools and practices
Develop learning materials, such as case studies, capability session plans, e-modules and workshop materials
Executive presence: ability to speak professionally with client stakeholders
Must be a great storyteller, comfortable speaking to C-Suite level executives
Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to develop materials and effectively present to a wide range of audiences
Teaming & Collaboration:
Exposure to and/or experience in leading teams to deliver new strategies or capabilities while developing, mentoring and inspiring team members
Natural leadership with the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
Project managing and building relationships across teams and clients
Works with Creative Teams to develop deliverables that meet defined standards
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Excel
Exposure to and/or proficiency in data visualization tools such as PowerBI, Tableau
Exposure to and/or proficiency in virtual collaboration tools such as Mural, Miro and Figma
Any Digital Experience is an added advantage like eCommerce, Content Management, Analytics, Internet of Things, etc.
The following are the annual base salary ranges, commensurate with experience: Manager: $125,000-$190,000; In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance. Please ask your recruiter for details.
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.