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EY Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Transaction Strategy and Execution - Customer - Director - Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Transaction Strategy and Execution - Customer - Director - Chicago

Strategy and Transactions

Requisition # CHI0094D

Post Date Feb 03, 2021

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Director within EY-Parthenon you will help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies: Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon – Transaction Strategy and Execution hasa market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.

The opportunity

Transaction Strategy and Execution - Customer works on the most complex and high-profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in strategy & operations who are strategic transaction advisers, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we prepare and execute separation and integration plans, identify ideas and sources of value enhancement, as well as advise on risk mitigation and the successful change of operations, functions and people.

Your key responsibilities

As a Director in Transaction Strategy and Execution – Customer, you will be a vital member of the team leading and executing transactions. You'llsupport the customer, commercial and revenue implications during a transaction to realize improved returns by minimizing customer disruption and identifying and unlocking value through improvements in go-to-market strategy, commercial operating model, and optimization of the commercial functions (sales, service, marketing). You will identify, define, quantify, and realize sustainable value through revenue enhancement and cost and margin improvement tied to the commercial aspects of the clients’ business. You will also be focusing on business and practice development as well as developing team members to achieve their career goals.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project Management – leadproject teams comprising of colleagues from across the Strategy &Transactions sub service lines.

  • Business andCommercially Driven – working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strongbusiness acumen to drive value to our clients.

  • Business Development –support and lead various clientpursuits contributing to at least $2M per year in team sales.

  • People development –coach and mentor team members to support achievement of their career goals.

  • Building Relationships - Strong working relationshipswith senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decisionmakers.

  • Develop and support thought leadership and intellectualcapital.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business,Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, or Analytics and 5years of related workexperience; or a graduate degree and 3 years of related work experience.

  • Significant M&A management consulting experience.

  • Experience in the following:

  • Commercial functions (e.g. sales, marketing, customerservice, pricing).

  • Go-to-market approaches, growth strategy and revenuesynergy design/capture.

  • Evaluation of market size, competition and commercialoperations.

  • Designing and executing clean rooms.

  • Experienceleading and managing in complex business environments.

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to developlong-lasting relationships both internally and externally.

  • Mustbe willing and able to travel up to 80% on short notice.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A proven record of excellencein a mergers or acquisitions transactions role.

  • Experience gained withinanother large professional services organization.

  • Established networking skillsin a relevant industry.

What we look for

We’re interested in talented professionals with deep commercial and transaction consulting experience in our core focus sectors of consumer goods, retail, life sciences, and technology. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Supportand coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in theindustry.

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career.

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’sright for you.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate thatyou meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today

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