Portfolio Support Generalist, SVP

  • 18391
  • 19 Dec 2018
  • Boston, MA
  • Manufacturing
  • Confidential
  • Nate Skow

Job Description

Private Equity - VP of Internal Consulting

I am working with premier private equity firm that is seeking a Vice President of Consulting Operations. This individual will play a key role in the portfolio operations team, which focuses on value creation, operational improvements, board and management effectiveness, and resource management. This individual will work with the portfolio operations team, deal teams and management teams within portfolio companies to develop and implement value creation plans, assess areas of EBITDA improvements including strategic growth opportunities, operational improvements, and cost savings opportunities. The Vice President will be able to facilitate strategic planning sessions and assist in annual business plan development of our portfolio companies. This individual will demonstrate a results-driven orientation, change management experience and persuasive ability. This individual must also be able to build consensus and draw on past experience to influence others.


Ideal Candidate:

Ten years of combined management consulting or operations experience, with significant exposure to strategic matters and with specific emphasis on the following:

  • Sales Strategy, Pricing, Marketing, Product Marketing experience
  • Revenue Enhancement – Customer strategy and marketing, pricing, sales force effectiveness
  • Cost Reduction – direct procurement, supply chain management, and operational improvements
  • Organizational effectiveness – assessment of organizational structure and existing talent, and redesign to support successful execution of value creation plan
  • Ideally has also held business unit P&L responsibility.

Requirements

  • An undergraduate technical degree with 3-5 years post undergrad experience at a top-tier consulting firm or at a top tier Fortune 500 company. (Bain, L.E.K. Accenture, Boston Consulting, ect.)
  • A generalist with experience across a variety of industry sectors including but not limited to Business Services, Industrials, Healthcare and Software.
  • Excellent technical skills and the ability to perform in-depth financial analysis to identify potential opportunities across the portfolio and within individual portfolio companies.
  • Superior project management and change management skills in order to execute effectively on opportunities.
  • Willing and able to travel to portfolio companies as required (approximately 50%-60%).

This position will demand a person with a high drive for growing organizations and a desire to build organizations.

WHAT CANDIDATES SAY ABOUT THIS RECRUITER:

Very professional, flexible on my schedule, perfect follow up & spoke very professionally. Great over all service!

Larry, Sales Manager in the Chicago Area