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EY EY-Parthenon - Transaction Strategy and Execution - Health - Director - Multiple Locations in San Francisco, California

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Strategy and Transactions – EY-Parthenon – Transaction Strategy and Execution – Health - Director

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 four competencies: Strategy Realized; Transaction Strategy and Execution; Private Equity and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon – Transaction Strategy and Execution has a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients, whether they are acquiring assets, divesting assets, creating partnerships, or undertaking operational restructuring.

The opportunity

Transaction Strategy and Execution works on the most complex and high-profile national and global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in operations who are serial 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 - Health, you will be a vital member of the team managing and executing projects focused on transaction strategy, transaction execution and partnership development, all occurring within the Health sector. This includes work with health systems, payer organizations, health care services organizations, large companies with specific needs in health care, health-focused government entities and other organizations with needs specific to the strategy or execution of organic and inorganic health care programs. Your role will also involve developing experience across the M&A lifecycle including pre-sign, sign-to-close and post-closing. Having a commercial mind-set is key to this consulting-based role. We value both experiences across the merger lifecycle and within the health care industry with a candidate having a strong desire to help healthcare clients on a range of challenging and greenfield engagements: partnership strategy and selection, board facilitation, Day 1/Day 100 planning, post-merger integration synergies and carve-outs / activations. Individuals with an interest in joining the Transaction Strategy and Execution - Health practice ideally have years of consulting experience, an ability to facilitate difficult conversations with junior and senior executives and Boards and deep knowledge regarding transactions involving clients who have a current health care capability or are looking to grow, partner or acquire one.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Leadership – a willingness to take a point of view and defend it with a rationale, be the first person to recommend a hypothesis or solution. Engender high performing teaming into diverse project teams.

  • Comfort in ambiguity - go into unfamiliar situations with an ability to bring structure and results to the process.

  • Business and Commercially Driven – working in a fast-paced, exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.

  • Agile, flexible, results-oriented mindset – working in a dynamic space requires rapid response and action with new or changing information that is presented.

  • Business Development – assist in aspects of pursuits, including presentations and client meetings. Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.

  • Industry Knowledge – give the unique, complex and mission-focused nature of the health care ecosystem, knowledge of the business model, operating model and regulatory environment are considered critical.

  • Learning – Learn and develop technical and personal skills to support achievement of career goals, through a blend of structured learning, coaching and experiences.

  • Building Relationships – Strong working relationships with EY team members and client executives, including influence, insight, advice and support to key decision makers.

  • Analytical capabilities – knowledge of how to synthesize large amounts of data, develop hypotheses, test those hypotheses and use them to facilitate conversations with client executives.

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

  • Entrepreneurial spirit – a fearlessness to do new or different things; helping our Health Clients think creatively about their business and operating models, potentially in ways that have never happened before.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Healthcare related field and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.

  • MBA or MHA graduate degrees are preferred.

  • Significant management consulting experience.

  • Deep knowledge of the health care industry, most specifically in one or more of the following sectors: health care providers, health plans/risk sharing and/or ancillary/service health businesses.

  • Experience related to mergers and/or acquisitions transactions, with specific Health sector M&A experience strongly preferred.

  • Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to translate complex data into meaningful insights.

  • Experience in business integrations, divestitures, and/or carve-outs with a demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis.

  • Experience leading and managing in complex business environments.

  • The ability to make detailed assessments of technology, operations or manufacturing infrastructure.

  • The ability to synthesize approaches to complex integration/divestiture conflicts.

  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills to adapt quickly to new challenges and concepts.

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

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

Ideally, you'll also have

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

  • Experience gained within another large professional services organization.

  • Established knowledge and skills in the Health industry.

  • Reputation as a leader and high-functioning networker.

What we look for

We're interested in talented Health Care industry professionals with the ability to visualize our clients' goals and think creatively to facilitate them – often in politically charged environments. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The base salary range for this job in all geographic locations in the US is $205,000 to $235,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

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