PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT | DIRECTOR

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Consulting

22 Jan, 2023

Dubai

Full Time

United Arab Emirates

At AlixPartners we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. We prize diversity and inclusion, the intellectually curious, the inventive, and the forward-thinking. We invite you to influence the way we work, and define the way we embrace tomorrow.

The Enterprise Improvement (EI) practice is experiencing significant growth. Here you will be able to seize a unique opportunity to truly develop your long-term career objectives. Our clients are top-tier, household brands from a diverse range of sectors. We also advise a number of the leading private equity firms, supporting them on accelerating value creation within their portfolio companies, as well as on transaction-related matters.

What you’ll do Are you interested in a future that exceeds your expectations? AlixPartners, a leading global consulting firm, is looking for a Management Consultants of various levels who are passionate about delivering high value, complex opportunities. Our advisory/consulting organization is distinctive - you will have the opportunity to work on situations that are literally on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, as well as at the top of Board Room agendas. We work for owners, boards and CEOs and they hire AlixPartners to assist on solving their most complex, highest value opportunities.

Our practice works with healthy, under-performing and distressed companies across a variety of urgent, high impact situations. Our seasoned professionals are recognized experts in their respective fields, using their skills and experience to build measurable, better outcomes for our clients. In this challenging role, you will be responsible for analysing corporate performance, business modelling, driving cost reductions, revenue growth and profitability improvements for your client in ‘high stakes’ situations. As part of our collaborative team, you will have the opportunity to achieve extraordinary results in our fast-paced environment, with continuous opportunities to pursue your professional development, career interests and growth aspirations.

This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.

What you'll need

For our Director positions, in excess of ten years of experience, preferably with a mix of consulting and industry within the UAE. Consulting experience is a must Specific experience in a range of business-critical topics such as cost optimization, working capital management, operations improvement, M&A, profitable top-line growth A track record of delivering hands-on, quality work products in multiple work streams, and the ability to take full responsibility for several areas Master’s degree and MBA with evidence of strong academic success. Degree(s) in Business, Finance, Engineering (or foreign equivalent) preferable Extraordinary analytical and critical thinking skills Advanced written communication skills experienced with preparing client ready documents as well as structuring and developing presentation materials Extraordinary customer service and interpersonal skills. Experience working and communicating directly with senior executives and staff Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, database applications and other related tools Fluency in English is critical; Arabic knowledge would be advantageous Excellent relationship management with stakeholders; proven team working attitude and potential leadership skills High energy style, flexible and adaptive, with the ability to work well in a very fast paced environment Willingness to travel extensively You will have a work permit for UAE and Saudi or be able to obtain such (administrative support will be provided by AlixPartners to obtain permits); in principle, ability to obtain work permit to travel and work across EU. In addition to a positive workplace, the firm offers a comprehensive compensation package including an excellent benefit program.

AlixPartners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status or status as an individual with disability.