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Strategy and Transactions- Operational Turnaround and Restructuring- Senior Associate/Consultant

  • Amsterdam (City of Amsterdam)
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Job description

Strategy & Transactions – EY-Parthenon – Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy - Consultant

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Consultant 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. In Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy, our team of strategic advisors sits at the heart of a global team of restructuring specialists who deliver high quality advice to our clients.

The opportunity

Our global network of Operational Turnaround and Restructuring professionals helps clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Our Turnaround and Restructuring team is fully integrated both within our wider Strategy & Transactions practice and our firm as a whole, and our clients reap the benefits of this broad range of knowledge, skills and experience. We work on the basis of creating long-term relationships with our clients and our teams work closely with them to understand their short and long-term goals - being there at every stage to identify problems and recommend and implement solutions that deliver measurable results.

Your key responsibilities

As an Operations Consultant, you will help clients assess Operational performance, analyze and develop strategic objectives, and execute performance improvement - whether they are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring a business, dealing with underperformance, or looking to improve cash management. In this role you will work primarily in standalone execution support roles and have primary contact with VPs and CXOs. You will prepare and present analysis and outputs to EY and Client Leadership Teams and work and hands-on with client teams to drive Operational Transformations.

Skills and attributes for success

·  Structured Problem Solving – bring a logical, disciplined approach to break down problems into core issues and develop sustainable, actionable solutions
·  Project Management – manage clients and project teams to positively influence for transformative change
·  High-Performance Leadership – ability to lead others in face-paced, highly adaptive environment; role model and lead high functioning teams
·  Hands-On Execution – propensity to be hands-on and action-oriented to drive rapid change and impact through
·  Business and Commercially Driven - work in an exciting environment with strong business acumen to drive value to our clients.
·  Business Development - drive client 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.
·  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 senior clients, including influence, trust, advice and support to key decision makers.


To qualify for the role, you must have

·  A bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 2+ months of related work experience.
·  Experience in one of the following core Operational areas
·  Manufacturing
·  Supply Chain/Sourcing/Logistics
·  Operational Analytics
·  Leadership/Management
·  Able to work under high pressure and adapt to a dynamic working environment.
·  Excellent problem solving, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
·  Excellent command of spoken and written English language.
·  Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time.



Ideally, you'll also have

·  Client facing experience from a professional services background.


What we look for

We're interested in talented 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 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:

·  Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry.
·  Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.
·  The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right 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.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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