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strategy & operations associcate directors in Shanghai

Shanghai, Shanghai
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?Job Description:
Working with the Strategy & Operations Directors and Partners to identify and develop opportunities and to deliver in accordance with the Global M&A methodologies within different sectors. This broad based business role is to focus on opportunities ranging from those associated with corporate and M&A strategy, due diligence support, integration and separation preparation, planning, and deal execution.

Key Responsibilities:
?Develop and enhance  M&A strategy and consulting capabilities in accordance with various industry propositions 
?Advise clients in financial services (FS) and other non-FS on a full spectrum of M&A strategy, integration and separation consulting services including M&A strategy development, due diligence support, cost and synergy estimation, integration / separation preparation, planning, and execution.
o Pre-transaction:
- Developing corporate and M&A strategy, target screening and evaluation 
 - Conducting objective assessments to understand corporate strategy, operations, organization, and IT system landscape
 - Developing separation / integration readiness assessment. Identifying integration / separation complexities. Developing realistic solutions to address those complexities
 - Developing synergy and cost estimates
- Assisting due diligence teams with necessary inputs on strategy and operational issues
o Post-transaction:
- Developing detailed and cohesive integration / separation plan and cost estimates
 - Setting up integration / separation management office (IMO / SMO to manage the post-merger integration activities across multiple transition workstreams 
 - Lead Day 1 Readiness activities, work with due diligence team and client team to prepare for Day 1 (e.g. transaction service agreement term sheet drafting, integration blueprint development, negotiation support, clean room operations and etc.)
?Develop and manage key Chief Strategy Officer, M&A and Business Development Director, Chief Operating Officer and other Customer Focused relationships within Hong Kong for all target accounts. Create meaningful relationships through the relevant hierarchies with decision-makers at all target accounts
?Identify, pursue, and lead in the delivery of M&A strategy, integration and separation engagements across financial services (FS) and other non-FS sectors
?Collaborate with various service lines and lead in the development of M&A services eminence and market presence in Hong Kong leveraging global and regional initiatives to position as the market leader in the provision of S&O related M&A engagements
?Participate in the leadership of the Hong Kong Consulting team acting as a peer and a mentor for the development of core M&A Consulting capabilities across the team. Coach junior members of the team on M&A methodologies and tools. Lead in M&A skillset and team capability development.

Key Skills & Experience:
?Minimum 8 years of experience in a top tier consulting firm and / or Big 4 transaction services and / or investment banking or in-house strategy and M&A function with practical experience in managing M&A strategy, integration and separation projects; a mixture of management consulting / Big 4 M&A Services and corporate M&A experience is ideal
?MBA from a well-recognized business school or Master in Finance, Economics, Engineering or related majors is preferred
?Experience in expanding existing accounts as well as creating new revenue streams
?Solid M&A strategy, integration and divestiture project delivery experience; having successfully managed or led complex projects in a large corporate environment
?Strong knowledge of M&A methodology, tools and techniques
?Knowledge of various industries like banking & insurance, consumer business, life sciences & healthcare, technology, media & telecommunications or energy & resources is preferred.
?Strong written and oral communications in English.
?Proven leadership and team building skills; Provide direction and lead courageously within the team 
?Possess strong business development orientation and astute business acumen
?Strong track-record in effectively developing market credibility in a timely manner, preferably the candidate has already had sustained examples as being recognized as a go-to-person within across markets for thought-leadership and market eminence and commentary. 

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