Praxis Global Alliance - Manager / Principal - Financial Investors Group

India - Gurgaon / Bangalore / Mumbai | Full-time

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About Praxis (Praxian Global Private Limited) 

Praxis Global Alliance is a next-gen advisory, management consulting and business research firm revolutionizing the way consulting projects are delivered. It delivers practical solutions to the toughest business problems by uniquely combining domain practitioner expertise, AI-led research approaches, and digital technologies.  

The company operates four business units:

  1. Financial Investor Group (FIG) offering pre-deal support, commercial due diligence, post-acquisition value creation 
  1. Business Enablement and Transformation (BET) for practitioner-led business advisory and consulting 
  1. PGA Labs focused on technology-led business and market research powered by AI, and 
  1. PraxDigital™ delivering data engineering and analytics, AI, OpenData and visualization solutions to clients across verticals. 

Present in four strategic locations in India (Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Mumbai), Praxis Global Alliance works with C-suite to the front-line executives across business streams helping them with end-to-end business enablement, organizational transformation and revenue maximization support in an agile environment. 

About the role:

As a manager you assume a great deal of responsibility to manage the entire analytical process, become an expert on the client's issues and industry, and recommend solutions that make a real impact. Managers run one to two projects end to end, have full ownership of the deliverables and assume leadership roles on their team - as such, your team's successes also enhance your own personal results story.
 
Exposed to more complex client interactions, managers play the pivotal significant role in influencing senior level thinking and moving clients to action. You not only provide answers to questions and detail their strategic implications, but you are also encouraged to support our culture of giving back by motivating your colleagues and the firm at large to apply their talents to support a particular social cause.

As a manager, in the FIG practice, you will be expected to lead PE / VC assignments such as commercial diligences, sector scans, post deal value creation etc.. This role is in the FIG business unit of Praxis Global Alliance.

  • End to end ownership of project delivery leading high impact teams
  • Driving though leadership in projects and coming up with compelling approaches, frameworks, and solutions to client problems
  • Driving high quality research and analysis by teams
  • Leading and delivering high quality client presentations in projects
  • Managing scope and delivery of projects along with end to end client process management
  • Understanding the client requirements and then customizing the project scope as per their needs
  • Understanding the client requirements and then customizing the services as per their needs
  • Maintaining relationships with existing clients
  • Tag team with Praxis domain partners in the vertical to bring in their expertise into delivery
  • Lead project delivery and manage delivery teams to drive customer wow and delight.
  • Work with delivery teams to create lasting impact through our engagement at clients


Competencies and skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of management consulting experience or equivalent at a reputed consulting firm
  • Strong experience in PE / VC consulting
  • Track record of turning around short time projects (3-4 weeks)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to frame a problem, define an approach to solve it using the consulting toolkit, and workplanning for the solution delivery
  • Proven track record in leading a team of at least 3 consulting team members end to end
  • Coach and build skills in delivery teams and be a role model for future managers
  • Take full ownership of project delivery through high impact teams
  • Strong ability to research, analyse and communicate key commercial value drivers
  • Excellent communication skills and client management skills
  • Ability to understand client's needs and developing trusted relationships
  • End to end understanding of the management consulting toolkit and what offerings / horizontal practices will drive commercial opportunities at clients
  • Ability to create impactful proposals for specific projects with a tailored approach
  • Ability to workplan, define scope and approach for assignments
  • Ability to lead and monitor project delivery teams, existing relationships in the domain of interest with senior client prospects


Educational and other requirements:

  • Consistent track record of academic excellence
  • Demonstration of leadership in educational and professional career
  • Very high drive and energy
  • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance
  • Strong analytical educational background
  • MBA from a top tier institute - Ivy League B-schools in the US, IIM A, B, C, L, I and ISB (mandatory)