Operations Manager

Alvarez & Marsal New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Operations Manager, Private Equity Performance Improvement

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) 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.

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.

The Operations Manager is an internal role within the Mergers & Acquisition Services practice, reporting directly to leadership. Location is flexible. PEPI is a growing business targeting high growth in the next two to five years. The leadership team is focused on providing development opportunities, training, and exposure to international business assignments. As a member of the MAS team, you will be working alongside many experienced professionals who will provide you with developmental feedback and growth opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and opportunities to support your personal and professional development. Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being.

Our PEPI M&A Services Include

  • Merger Integration & Carve-outs
  • IT- pre-acquisition diligence
  • IT- post-acquisition implementations and integration
  • HR M&A

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be a dedicated, people and solutions-oriented problem solver charged with the end-to-end administrative and operations management of the service line practice (MAS), but not limited to effective resources management, staff utilization oversight, administration of performance evaluation process, and delivery of key information for leadership decision making.


The Operations Manager will be responsible to manage, support, and coordinate with the MAS team on the following items:

Support the M&A Services nine Managing Directors in the following capacity:

  • Staffing Coordination

  • On-going tracking of project staffing, utilization reporting (monthly), bench-time projects, and PTO

  • Support weekly staffing call and maintain tracking tool

  • Follow-up with staff to reconcile schedule-to-actuals

  • Collection and Fund Minimum tracking

  • Sales Coordination

  • As needed help with scheduling multi-party meetings and liaison with client's EAs

  • Preparing sales materials as needed including but not limited to copying, collating, and binding

  • Pipeline Coordination / adminsitration

  • Recruiting

  • Coordination of phone screens

  • Interview day coordination (potentially on-site)

  • Project support

  • Close out compliance activities such as reviews, case studies, and code closure

  • IT and Product diligence project cycle tracking (Excel tracker)

  • Compliance support

  • Running conflict checks, confirming compliance (signed Els), setting up codes (PIFs), and validating bill rates

  • People Management

  • Performance review monitoring

  • Supporting new hire on-boarding (working with the team) for guidance and basic administration

  • Year-end performance review scheduling

  • Year-end event support, working with leadership and the travel team


  • 4+ years of professional services experience, understanding project-based work.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong attention to details with ability to manage competing priorities and multitask

  • Ability to work as part of a team and be resourceful and adaptable

  • Organizational fit with A&M's culture and values

  • Ability to communicate with senior leaders, both written and verbally

  • Ability to travel as needed (2-3 days per month)

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.

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