Manager, Pre-Acquisition Operations

Alvarez & Marsal Seattle , WA 98155

Posted 2 months ago

Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Performance Improvement

Manager, Pre-Acquisition Operations

Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, is seeking to expand its Private Equity Performance Improvement (PEPI) - Pre-Acquisition Operations team. With more than 4,000 professionals based in 40 locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

A&M's Private Equity Performance Improvement Services (PEPI) practice, with offices throughout the US, focuses on serving upper middle market and large cap private equity firms who have engaged A&M to help improve operating results at their portfolio companies. The companies we serve are upper middle market in the $50 million to over $1 billion plus range.

Our PEPI services include:

Pre-Acquisition Operations

M&A Services

Interim Management

Rapid Results

Supply Chain

CFO Services

Private Equity Focused Professionals

We bring a structured and disciplined approach to create and capture value. We provide private equity buyers with a broad continuum of knowledge and tools for mergers, acquisitions, carve-outs, joint ventures and alliances.

A&M's Pre-Acquisition Operations professionals assist our clients in analyzing functional and departmental processes, including manufacturing operations, supply chain and distribution channels, procurement and supply chain, SG&A operations, IT and sales force effectiveness. From our thorough fact-based analysis, we assess state of operations, identify key risks to investment and quantify potential EBITDA improvement plans for the buyer.

The PEPI Pre-Acquisition Operations group is a growing business targeting high growth in the next two to four years. We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and build leadership skills. The leadership team is focused on providing development opportunities, training and exposure to international business assignments.


  • Work on a diverse range of complex assignments alongside other experienced management professionals in the area of pre-acquisition operations to assist clients in analyzing functional and departmental processes including manufacturing operations, supply chain and distribution channels, procurement and supply chain, SG&A operations, IT and sales force effectiveness.

  • Develop detailed financial and operational analysis and recommend and implement strategies, assist management with implementation of cost reduction initiatives, and facilitate recommendations for the negotiation of complex business transactions.

  • Gain comprehensive understanding of a target's business operations and its risks including the cost base and on-going CapEx requirements.

  • Identify performance gaps and potential improvement opportunities.

  • Assess potential carve-out issues and associated one time and recurring costs.

  • Identify potential risk and/or synergies.

  • Provide insights on key deal issues including quantifying key opportunities and risks.

  • Implement and oversee the quality of deliverables and effectively manage engagement team and client relationships to ensure exceptional performance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or Operations Management.

  • Minimum five years of consulting experience specializing in strategy or operational roles related to business transformation and change management.

  • Must have experience working with M&A and Divestures/Carve-Outs including pre-deal operations; IT due diligence; integration & separation planning; synergy and costs savings analysis; and post-close transformation.

  • Experience providing private equity advisory; operations and financial analysis, SG&A assessment; procurement and supply chain review; manufacturing operations evaluation; business process mapping; and performing quantitative and qualitative analysis of complex data.

  • Must have demonstrated track record working with C-suite executives as well as private equity deal and operating partners to identify client needs.

  • Significant travel required. Destination and frequency impossible to predict.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal's policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Analytics Program Manager WW OPS Talent Acquisition

Amazon.Com, Inc.

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 3/21/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-06-19T00:00 Imagine being able to build the Earth's most customer-centric company…in an organization that delivers a smile to millions of people every single day…and on a team that powers the recruitment of the most talented and motivated employees in the world through technological innovations. This is the reality of being part of the WW Operation's Recruiting Business Intelligence team. We need leaders who are owners, have a bias for action, and possess a deep desire to build and make the previously impossible possible. Is that you? We are looking for a talented Program Manager based in our Seattle corporate office to partner closely with executive recruiting leaders to translate their reporting needs into requirements, manage engineering capacity, and develop/track project plans. You will be responsible for tracking and planning projects affecting our broad product portfolio, working closely with multiple stakeholders in different geographies, different business units, and different roles. You will also team with talented Analysts, Business Intelligence Engineers, Data Engineers and Software Development Engineers to influence and participate in the development of world-class analytical products that operate on Amazon worldwide scale and solve some of Amazon's most difficult challenges. Our tools and reporting solutions utilize the latest technology and are empowered by Amazon AWS cloud solutions. You will be part of this exciting journey! Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle WA

Manager, Pre-Acquisition Operations

Alvarez & Marsal