Senior Associate, Operational Strategy

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Ares is seeking a versatile Associate to work within our Corporate Strategy – Operational Strategy Group (“OSG”). Our OSG leads cross-functional projects to define and implement process and technology solutions across the entire Ares organization. 

This role requires a dynamic, adaptive, and experienced professional who can build and maintain strong business partner relationships. This position will require flexibility and rapid learning to become an expert in multiple functional areas and asset classes. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated an ability to manage large scale change programs. Successful collaboration across all business functions, strategies, and external vendors will be crucial. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an advisor to business stakeholders, corporate functions and third-party service providers during project lifecycle and be go-to point for details and status updates on the project or program
  • Deliver presentations to business partners at multiple levels, including process owners, senior managers, and executives, focusing on takeaways, answering questions clearly and at the appropriate level of detail
  • Drive change adoption across the organization
  • Drive project lifecycle with ability to “connect the dots” between upstream/downstream dependencies and planning needs, while multitasking across multiple deliverables
  • Identify best practices for operational processes and system optimizations
  • Assist with implementation and integration activities associated with new products
  • Technically proficient communicator who can translate business language and requirements to technical teams and vice versa
  • Ability and willingness to be hands-on in all aspects of project management, including:
  • Requirements gathering, documentation, use case development
  • Process workflow documentation and diagrams
  • Training/Acceptance plan development and execution
  • Communications with business stakeholders relative to the status
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to create business cases, project plans, steering committee presentations, business requirements, and other project or program documentation

Desired Profile:

  • 4-6 years of experience in business process re-engineering, process design, or consulting. With experience in the analysis and design of new business processes, requirements definition, and implementation.
  • An analytical mind and a passion/interest in bringing new ideas to increase the efficiency of existing processes
  • Demonstrates a passion for continuous improvement and eagerness to identify and solve problems
  • Domain knowledge of Alternative Investments (Private Credit/Private Equity/Real Estate/Secondaries) and an understanding of Fund, Investor, and Trade lifecycles
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral to all levels of the firm) and team orientation; capability of interacting with key stakeholders to direct prioritization of Compensation-related activities
  • Solutions orientated self-starter with the ability to see the big picture, balancing tactical solutions while being mindful of the strategic direction of the firm
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines; result oriented
  • Strong technical skills with high proficiency in PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel
  • Good judgement and understanding when to solve issues independently versus what needs to be escalated
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines; result oriented
  • A demonstrated ability to research and leverage available resources to accomplish the task at hand
  • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • An analytical mind and a passion/interest in bringing new ideas to increase efficiency of existing processes
  • Dependable, great attitude, highly motivated and a team player
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, finance, or related discipline.

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