Senior Executive (Manager) (Supply Chain) Transaction Strategy and Execution – EY Parthenon
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Are you building your tomorrow, today? Then think about a career with our Transaction Strategy and Execution (TSE) team. The TSE team is the largest combined Operations and IT team in Europe. We have a market-leading proposition to create and maximise value for our clients, whether they are acquiring or divesting assets, or undertaking operational restructuring.
Unprecedented levels of disruption, inflation and market change means the Supply Chain is increasingly shaping the business agenda. This includes helping optimise financial outcomes by delivering improvements to cost and cash positions, meeting increasing demands for service and innovation, and rapidly adapting to achieve resilience and sustainability. We are looking for professionals with Supply Chain experience and a desire to build their careers in the context of value creation through transactions or restructuring to join our successful team.
We work 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 IT and 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.
We are looking for supply chain professionals to deliver Operational Due Diligence and Value Creation projects for our Private Equity and Corporate clients. To assist in new business origination and support the continuous development of our Supply Chain Value Creation services within Strategy and Transactions, working closely with our network of Supply Chain specialists across EY.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Executive within our TSE team, you’d assist in aspects of business origination, including pitches and presentations, and attending meetings with clients to help sell work and work in a transaction environment operating under tight M&A timeframes and demands and be familiar working in a large-scale consulting environment or industry role. As a consultant you’ll advise clients across all sectors, supporting key decision makers in developing and executing strategies for transactions.
Skills & Attributes for Success
Develop experience of a range of different type of engagements, including pre-deal (e.g operational due diligence, carve-out planning), post-deal (e.g integration planning, tracking) and restructuring (e.g rapid cost reduction).Project Work - Lead blended project teams comprising colleagues from our transactions and advisory practices as well as leading meetings with senior client stakeholders to advise, shape and drive the strategy and planning for integration, carve-out / separation and operational restructuringContribute to management of each engagement, including commercials and risk.Contribute to our practice development initiatives, supporting the continued focus on our team as a great place to work.Role Model - You would act as a role model and support development of junior team members, coupled with the recruitment and training responsibilities.Be familiar working in a large-scale consulting environment or industry role where you can demonstrate the ability to perform and summarise analysis into management insights and recommended actions at paceFlexibility - Be flexible to support on broader IT & Operational transaction work
To qualify for the role you must have
Specialism in at least three of these areas:
Professional services / consulting;Deep understanding of one or more of the following core Supply Chain activities: Direct and Indirect Procurement, Forecasting and Planning, Operations and Manufacturing, Distribution.Transactions: ideally due diligence, carve-out or integrations experience; orStrong analytical skills, with the ability to link operational analysis to financial statements, and understand the implications of findings to client strategy
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience in building strong working relationships with senior clients, including influence, advice and support to key decision makers.Experience in supporting sales and business development processes for professional services projects in a large-scale consulting environmentA track record of successful project delivery in corporate businesses where you are responsible for managing project team members and vendorsStrong written and verbal communication skills and experience of producing and reviewing high calibre reports, papers, presentations and thought leadership.
What we are looking for
We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, and have a passion to be part of a fast-paced, successful transaction team. Being a strong team player is also important as well as someone who is happy to work flexibly over a number of client deals across the UK and Globally.
About EY Parthenon
EY-Parthenon teams work with clients to navigate complexity by helping them to reimagine their eco-systems, reshape their portfolios and reinvent themselves for a better future. With global connectivity and scale, EY-Parthenon teams focus on Strategy Realized — helping CEOs design and deliver strategies to better manage challenges while maximizing opportunities as they look to transform their businesses. From idea to implementation, EY-Parthenon teams help organizations to build a better working world by fostering long-term value. EY-Parthenon is a brand under which a number of EY member firms across the globe provide strategy consulting services. For more information, please visit ey.com/parthenon.
What working at EY offers We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:
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.
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