Actionist is a premier business consultancy that serves leading companies in financial services, consumer/retail, institutional investing, business services, and technology across the functions of strategic planning, growth management, organizational enablement, investment support, and business transformation.

Actionist's client mission is to create more impact, on a pound-for-pound basis, than any other consulting firm. We pride ourselves on our culture of collaboration and deep partnerships with executives and investment professionals to find the right answer, create pragmatic recommendations, and execute a winning strategy. Actionist operates with nimbleness and efficiency that makes consulting accessible at every stage of the growth journey and maximizes clients' return on consulting investments.

Actionist's talent mission is to accelerate and enrich the careers of our team members. We do so through distinctive training and coaching, intellectually stimulating engagements, cultivating an entrepreneurial environment, and enabling a travel-light model.

Job description:

Engagement Managers (PE) lead a team of Associates and Analysts to support private equity/credit funds and their portfolio companies. Client work includes conducting due diligences, supporting portfolio companies on their most pressing issues, and advising on acquisitions, capital raises, and platform exits. In addition, Engagement Managers are expected to provide leadership across the firm.


  • Manage teams that support clients with pre-investment due diligences, investment firm portfolio company work, and investment banking mandates
  • Oversee primary and secondary research efforts to gather information and assess investment theses
  • Lead teams in conducting data analysis, building financial models, conducting surveys, and synthesizing findings to inform and support investment strategies
  • Advise and present insights to deal teams and executives at portfolio companies
  • Implement recommendations alongside internal/external team members
  • Manage and mentor Associates and Analysts


  • 4 - 8 years of work experience, with at least 2 - 4 years at a leading consultancy (e.g., McKinsey, Bain, or BCG)
  • Experience in managing teams at a top-tier consulting firm on investor-facing engagements such as due diligences/portfolio work
  • High level of comfort in a fast-paced environment supporting clients with high expectations for quality and insights
  • Expertise in developing and delivering client presentations/communications 
  • Superior problem-solving skills, with comfort preparing research, financial models, valuations, and data analysis to support investment theses and business recommendations
  • Ability to lead teams across multiple functions (e.g., high-level communication, presentation design, analysis) 
  • Outstanding track record of success in past professional and academic endeavor

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Given the number of received applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.