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The team executes operational due diligences, post-merger integrations, value creation projects, carve-outs and operational turnarounds in the context of acquisitions, disposals or operational restructurings.
As a Manager, you will work together with experts from various fields (transformation, restructuring, valuations, tax and transaction services) and will mainly focus on providing a strategic and operational perspective during a wide range of transformation projects:
Rapidly identifying and analyzing key risks and opportunities in terms of strategy and operations (manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, etc.), while formulating operational solutions;
Integrating the impact of your strategic and operational findings into financial analysis and business plans, closely collaborating with the transaction services, valuations and restructuring teams;
Developing implementation plans and initiating the first actions;
Preparing presentations and/or reports for key stakeholders (e.g. board members, investors, M&A advisors, and C-suite management);
Being responsible for timely execution of assignments to a high standard;
Steering and providing guidance to more junior team members;
Actively contributing to business development (both internal and external) and thought leadership.
We expect our future Strategy And Operations Manager to have :
A Master’s degree in economics, engineering, science, business administration or business economics;
Between four to eight years relevant operations industry experience (e.g. manufacturing and/or supply chain) within a corporate environment or management consultancy in a similar field of expertise;
Financial, analytical skills are considered as an asset;
An entrepreneurial mindset and a hunger to be exposed to challenging projects;
A clear opinion that you gladly share with others;
A drive to solve new issues in a practical and creative manner;
Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a great team player;
A strong knowledge of Dutch and English;
You will work in a challenging and formative environment where teamwork is essential. You will also be encouraged to take part in internal development projects throughout your career. Sharing the firm’s values is essential, particularly the entrepreneurial spirit that has been cultivated since Eight Advisory was founded.
Our recruitment process consists of four steps. The first and last steps are motivational and personality interviews. The second and third steps are situational interviews (case studies).