The Enterprise Improvement (EI)practice is experiencing significant growth, during which you will be able to seize a unique opportunity to truly develop your long-term career objectives. Structure is in place to support the growth of seasoned entrepreneurs with either a specialist sub-sector or functional focus or, indeed, with the experience and credibility needed to advise on multiple facets covered by our sector communities. 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.
As an Enterprise Improvement Senior Vice President, you will be responsible for leading projects, analyzing corporate performance, driving cost reductions, revenue growth and profitability improvement in your industry or functional area(s) of expertise in ‘high stakes’ situations.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:
A minimum of eight to ten years of experience, preferably with a mix of consulting and industry, also in UAE
Master’s degree and / MBA with evidence of strong academic success. Degree(s) in Business, Finance, Engineering (or foreign equivalent) preferable
Specific experience and demonstrated project leadership in a range of business critical topics such as cost optimization, working capital management, operations improvement, M&A, profitable top-line growth
Deep understanding of business issues and the ability to communicate them effectively to team leaders and clients
Willingness to build professional and personal growth by working in high-impact situations under time-pressure
True passion for achieving ambitious results
Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skill
Excellent relationship management with stakeholders while achieving results
Excellent written, verbal, organizational, and executive-level presentation skills
Appetite to support business development activities and commitment to develop and leverage own’s personal network for business development
Fluency in English is essential; Arabic knowledge would be advantageous
Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice.
Applicants must either 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.