Deloitte Private Equity M&A Strategy & Diligence Senior Manager in Houston, Texas
The US M&A and Restructuring (M&A/R) Offering Portfolio advises our client's as they seek to change the nature of their business and competitive position in the market through inorganic means (acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, and joint ventures). By providing M&A and restructuring services from beginning to end, we bring a large scope of capabilities to the market with a focus on supporting the differentiated needs of private equity clients.
Work you'll do
As a Senior Manager, you will sell, lead and deliver complex strategic engagements that help our clients unlock value through inorganic growth and value creation. Senior Managers are expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways. You will be responsible for engagement management:
Partner with private equity clients as they evaluate their portfolio and engage in buy-side and sell-side inorganic opportunities.
Evaluate portfolio company operations to identify key business issues and deploy innovative value creation solutions.
Set and lead engagement objectives by defining the scope, plan and budget; mobilize and manage multiple engagement teams / workstreams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed. strategies from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.
Execute on multiple projects concurrently and work with Manager-level personnel to ensure excellence in project work.
Own and present project deliverables that reflect a high standard of analysis.
Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies.
Mentor and develop staff through informal coaching and day-to-day project interactions.
Improve internal processes and promote knowledge sharing in the team, by contributing to the community of practice, blogs, and other forms of market eminence.
Develop "point- of-view" documents, participate in public speaking events and get published in industry periodicals.
The Private Equity M&A Strategy and Diligence Team serves as strategic advisors to private equity firms as they find ways to enhance investor return through activities such as portfolio rationalization analysis, market scans, diligence on the buy and sell side, and refining portfolio company operations. The Strategy and Diligence Practice is one of multiple practices within the M&A/R Portfolio that collectively bring together market leading capabilities across the M&A lifecycle.
A candidate must have M&A or M&A Service Delivery Experience in the following areas:
Providing a broad continuum of advisory services to support mergers, acquisitions, carve-outs, and partnerships including developing strategy, target scans, and commercial and operational diligence.
Partnering with senior executives to define how they employ M&A - in alignment with their corporate strategy.
Experience either in client service or in a consultative role (e.g., Corp Dev, Business Development, or Strategy).
Bachelor's degree and 8+ years consulting in a strategy consulting practice; alternatively an MBA with 6+ years relevant work experience is acceptable.
Ability to travel up to 50% on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.
Experience at a top strategy consulting firm or private equity / M&A Strategy focused boutique consulting firm.
Track record of leading strategy and diligence (e.g., commercial, operational, carve-out etc.) engagements for large and/ or mid-market Private Equity (PE) clients and portfolio companies. Ideal candidates would have spent at-least 50% of their time advising PE clients Experience managing and interacting with C-Suite stakeholders.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to apply practical experience with communications, culture, and change management.
Ability to perform analysis and synthesize data into useful insights.
Experience with staff development and eagerness to mentor junior practitioners.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS PowerPoint).
An advanced degree (MBA; PhD; JD; MD; Masters) is preferred.