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Librarian - Business Development, EMEA

Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2024

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Description

Alvarez & Marsal provides premium, responsive and seamlessly integrated multi-disciplinary lines of service to local markets on a global scale. Our business units are expanding and we need to provide additional integrated support to our Managing Directors and Business Development teams. This role will play a key part in an exciting new project aimed at connecting our experts with data that sits across multiple business units and platforms.

The Librarian will sit in the Operations team and report to the Intranet Manager EMEA in London. Operations is home to a number of smaller teams including Knowledge Management, Internal Communications, Marketing and the Insight Center. Close collaboration with these teams is expected as they work to provide pivotal information to their clients – our Strategic Business Units.

The successful candidate will be somebody who has a passion for:

· Developing business opportunities by connecting people with information

· Interrogating data to provide insights for business leaders

· Driving collaboration across multi-disciplinary lines of service

· The desire and creativity to communicate trends in new and innovative ways.

The successful candidate will respond to requests from in-house customers looking to develop solutions that sit across our various business lines. They will query our specialist platforms, connecting the dots between industry, markets and clients, convert the data into valued information and provide bespoke insights and credentials. Always aiming to deliver above and beyond the scope of an original request, the candidate will need to build a deep understanding of our clients, partnerships, products and services in order to be successful in the role.

The Librarian will need to build strong relationships with Business Development Mangers and MDs and will produce credentials for A&M EMEA that reflect our cross-service offerings. They should be able to identify trends, growth areas and new markets. Their research and analytical skills should be second to none and someone who is curious and innovative would be ideal for the role.

Responsibilities:

· Promote key trends and content in a creative way

· Work closely with SBU KM resources to take SBU case studies and make them relevant to (One) A&M

· Develop a deep understanding of our channels to market and key clients

· Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across our Business Units

· Understand the context of the content available in our core systems and how to query bespoke platforms to produce valuable insights for business leaders

· Produce credentials that reflect our cross disciplinary abilities

· Upload and save bespoke output to a variety of platforms, ensuring that metadata is applied meticulously

· Work with the Management Analytics team to identify areas where data can be enhanced to produce better outcomes

· Liaise with the Data Analyst to periodically review and refine data relationships and mapping processes

· Produce ad hoc business reports and presentations based on Business Intelligence data

· Perform logic checks at every step to ensure consistency and high quality support

· Develop reusable templates for delivering information in an impactful way

· Ensure content is presented clearly and concisely

Your general qualities:

· Proactive, creative and adaptable to the various working styles and processes across the firm

· Professional and keen to make in-person connections across the firm

· Motivated by constant learning and desire to build something meaningful

· Ability to deliver high quality results, often in a time-constrained environment

· Positive and “Let’s Get it Done” attitude; willing to pitch in where needed

· Highly motivated self-starter

· Flexible in their approach to problem solving

· Innovative approach with an ability to provide solutions suited to the customer

What you bring:

· English speaker with a second language an advantage

· Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in a related field

· Relevant work experience in a similar role

· High degree of understanding of business models and practices

· Ability to identify patterns, trends, areas for development from analytical data

· The ability to organise and prioritise tasks, and to manage concurrent small projects

· Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal

· Experience querying and getting results from platforms and systems, in particular Power BI

· Comfortable analysing data and communicating it in a business context.

We are looking for someone who is committed and engaged in delivering best in class results. The role provides training and course attendance opportunities for professional development.

Why Join Us:

At Alvarez & Marsal (\A&M\), we take pride in our diverse and inclusive culture, fostering a supportive and collaborative environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued. Our team consists of talented individuals who work closely together, benefiting from personal coaching and mentorship from our senior leaders.

About Alvarez & Marsal (\A&M\):

For over three decades, A&M has been setting the standard in delivering exceptional restructuring, turnaround, interim management, and consulting services worldwide. With a global team of over 8,000 professionals, we specialize in providing expert advice to a wide range of investors, corporate clients, law firms, and private equity firms.

Join Our Inclusive Team:

At Alvarez & Marsal, we are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage applications from all candidates who meet the requirements and qualifications. We believe that diverse perspectives drive innovation and creativity, and we welcome talented individuals from all walks of life to contribute to our success.

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.

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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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