Performance Improvement Director
Posted on 8/25/2023
INACTIVE
AlixPartners

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides urgent business performance improvement and restructuring
Company Overview
AlixPartners is a globally recognized firm that excels in addressing critical business challenges with an action-oriented approach, leveraging small, highly skilled teams with industry-specific expertise. The company fosters an inclusive culture that values diversity and intellectual curiosity, encouraging personal growth and career development. Their industry leadership is reflected in numerous accolades, including being named among the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality, Best Management Consulting Firms, and Best Firm to Work For.
Consulting

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1981

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

20%
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Word/Pages/Docs
Customer Service
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Product
Customer Success & Support
Requirements
  • Minimum 15+ years of business experience or equivalent
  • 5+ years of related consulting experience in a professional services Firm environment preferred
  • Recognized for deep skills and passion as a specialist in specific industries/service(s) area(s) (e.g., any combination of industry or service areas such as; supply chain, profitability, logistics, procurement, revenue growth, retail, manufacturing, consumer, process industries, aerospace, high tech, business services, restaurant, automotive, private equity, financial services, life sciences, etc.)
  • Consistent track record of successfully structuring and leading client engagements to desired results, delivering hard dollar savings meeting or exceeding client expectations
  • High energy style, flexible and adaptive, with the ability to work well in a very fast paced environment
  • Understands and adapts to complex client environments and situations. Skilled at defining, communicating, motivating and inspiring change at executive levels and across the broader community of stakeholders
  • Master negotiator, proficient with complex/sophisticated negotiations
  • Views problems from the 'big picture POV', recognizing critical areas to drive into more detail. Quickly structures approaches to solve complex problems. Balanced and flexible, anticipates and changes direction as necessary
  • Synthesizes information rapidly and applies good business discernment driving quickly to deep insights into possible impacts and solutions
  • Creative with the development of new tools, methodologies and approaches
  • Effectively plans for and actively mitigates risks on projects and workstreams
  • Experience with proposal development, strong commercial instincts and interest. In addition to self, generates growing demand for other firm resources in prospective and existing clients. Demonstrated ability to consistently extend work for him/herself and others team members on client projects. Identifies and cultivates new opportunities
  • Expert written communication skills, self-directed with preparation of client ready document and presentation development
  • Articulate, persuasive, communicator. Commands the room, handles executive and difficult audiences well. Readily adapts style and message appropriately to audience and circumstance. Excellent at impromptu communication under pressure
  • Extraordinary customer service and interpersonal skills. Engenders client confidence and trust with executives at all levels. Builds counseling relationships with clients and peers
  • Analytical, adept at quickly defining, aligning and scaling data modeling & management approach with the client needs. Ensures 80/20 approach to rapidly draw conclusions. Skilled and quickly identifying anomalies, inconsistencies, errors and conclusions
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel applications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or foreign equivalent. Master's degree and/or certification in related specialty area(s) preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Willingness to work outside of normal U.S. business hours, and in particular as unique projects/needs arise
  • Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday
  • Must become familiar with, and promote and abide by, our Core Values as defined by the AlixPartners' Code of Conduct and foster an inclusive environment with people at all levels of an organization
Responsibilities
  • Are you looking for a future that exceeds your expectations? AlixPartners, a leading global consulting firm, is searching for a Director who is passionate about delivering high value, complex opportunities. Our advisory/consulting organization is distinctive - we offer our consulting professionals the opportunity to work on situations that are literally on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, as well as at the top of Board Room agendas. We work for owners, boards and CEOs and they hire AlixPartners to assist on solving their most complex, highest value opportunities
  • Our practice works with healthy, under-performing and distressed companies across a variety of urgent, high impact situations. Our seasoned professionals are recognized experts in their respective fields, using their skills and experience to build measurable, better outcomes for our clients. In this challenging role, you will be responsible for leading projects and client engagements, analyzing corporate performance, driving cost reductions, revenue growth and profitability improvement in your industry or functional area(s) of expertise in 'high stakes' situations. In this leadership role, you will work with others and be instrumental in developing and building a business in your area(s) of expertise. To be successful, you are commercially savvy, with a passion for and track record of business development contributions in a professional services environment. As part of our collaborative team, you will have the opportunity to achieve exceptional results in our high energy environment, with continuous opportunities to pursue your professional development, career interests and growth aspirations
  • This is a full time Performance Improvement Director position. Relocation assistance is not available for this position
  • This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities