Manager, IT & Merger Integration

Alvarez & Marsal Europe   •  

Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 274 days ago

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We are seeking individuals that can be part of a team that delivers large, complex client engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions for private equity clients and their portfolio companies.  A&M Managers frequently work on the following types of engagements:

  • Pre-acquisition IT diligence assignments focused on the following key areas: Business systems (e.g., ERP, WMS, and CRM); IT Infrastructure; Enterprise Architecture; Software Development Lifecycle; Budgetary analysis; and Organizational / Personnel assessment
  • Interim IT management
  • Merger-integration and carve-out execution
  • Day-1 and 100-day planning and execution - driving performance improvement in key areas such as ERP; back office ; supply chain; BI / reporting integration; customer and channel management; track progress against Day-1 and Day-100 objectives, adjusting strategies or personnel as required
  • Implement the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the day-to-day relationships to ensure exceptional performance.


  • 5-8years of professional consulting or relevant industry experience, with a minimum of five years specializing in systems implementations, merger integration, business transformation, and change management
  • Experience working for or with private equity sponsors,  portfolio companies, or related transaction / merger integration experience
  • Deep functional expertise in one of more of the following areas:
    • Private Equity Advisory
    • IT merger integration and carve-out
    • Business / IT transformation program / project management (e.g., ERP)
    • Collaboration and leading change to improve key business functions, such as supply chain and/or finance/accounting
    • IT operations
    • Solution architecture
    • Enterprise architecture and infrastructure
    • IT assessment and strategy development
    • IT performance improvement and cost reduction
  • Demonstrated track record working with business leaders(Directors and above) as well as private equity deal staff
  • Proven writing skills with a desire to produce polished client-facing documents
  • Excellent fact-gathering and analytical skills, including business process mapping and quantitative analysis
  • Specific experiencedesigning and supervising the execution of internally-focused and externally-focused change/communications strategy.
  • Previous strategy and change management experience. Advisory experience from a top-tier strategy firm, leading specialist, niche advisory firm, or Big-4 consultancy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field REQUIRED
  • Flexibility to travel at least 75% of time