Transformation Manager (m/f/d) – Large-cap PE owned

Private Equity-owned Leading Energy Equipment Supplier

The Company

Our client is a renowned large- and mid-cap private equity company. For a recent deal and upcoming acquisition of a leading energy equipment supplier with high levels of brand recognition and state-of-the-art production footprints, we are looking for a Transformation Manager (m/f/d) to join the management team in Southern Germany reporting directly to the Director Value Creation & Transformation.

Your Tasks

The Transformation Manager plays an instrumental role within the Transformation Office (TMO)

  • You will coordinate closely with the business owners of Value Creation Program projects. This role’s responsibility encompasses all transition project planning activities around development and implementation of targeted projects to ensure an increasing bottom line profitability
  • In this role, special attention has to be paid to full alignment across functions and inter-dependencies
  • You will secure buy-in from the organization for the jointly developed project plans while challenging the project teams on timing and impact of their initiatives
  • During the implementation phase of Value Creation Programs, your responsibility is to help track progress and report back to senior management any deviations from the original plan in terms of timing, budget, bottom-line impact or cash-flow impact
  • Provide guidance and leadership to project teams around critical activities to meet overall deadlines and actively look for cost and timeline improvements, with ability to quickly navigate around potential obstacles and drive development of mitigation plans
  • Within the TMO you will support any required analyses and business cases for decision-making with a high level of rigor in a hypothesis-driven manner

What You Bring With You

  • 3-5 years of experience in industry and/or top consulting
  • Business Management or Technical Master’s Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong analytical thinking
  • Experience in strategy work is a plus
  • Excellent project management skills, familiarity with standard project management tools is a plus
  • Ability to evaluate complex project proposals and work plans
  • Proven track record in leading cross-functional teams within a multinational organization and a large financial responsibility/impact
  • Ability to deliver results on time and on target independently and manage expectations
  • Understanding of the bigger picture and ability to prioritize key activities
  • Hands-on and can-do attitude, clear drive to output and results
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and ambiguity and adjust quickly to changes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Impactful stakeholder management (internally and externally)
  • Integrity: Accepting and adhering to high moral, ethical, and personal values in decisions, communications, actions
  • Consulting or private equity background with one of the market leading firms is a plus
  • Fluent English and German speaker

What You Can Expect

  • An innovative and international working environment
  • Flexible working time model (depending on position and role)
  • Health We Care Program – including company sport activities
  • Moving cost support for new employees in accordance with policy
  • Good connections to public transport – station in direct proximity
  • Transportation cost support in accordance with policy
  • One of the best canteens in the area with healthy and various meals
  • Attractive location in the heart of the alps which provides various outdoor sport and other leisure possibilities