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Project Lead

Houlihan Lokey

Houlihan Lokey

New York, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Business Unit:

Corporate Finance


CORP - Corporate

About Houlihan Lokey:

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory. Houlihan Lokey serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. The firm is the No. 1 investment bank for all global M&A transactions, the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past nine consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past ten consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 25 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by LSEG (formerly Refinitiv).


The ideal candidate is passionate about transforming business ideas into technical solutions to help drive more efficient processes and steer critical business decisions. You are innately curious and love to solve business problems.

As a Project Lead in the Augmented Coverage & Execution Team (ACE), you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution and delivery of projects that impact internal software applications and businesses operations. This includes working closely with clients, stakeholders, developers, and other IT professionals to ensure that the project meets the requirements, budget and timeline. The Project Lead will also manage the communication, risk, quality, and scope of projects, as well as resolving any issues or conflicts that may arise. This person will have high internal visibility as their projects impact how HL goes to market and supports revenue generation.


  • Manage the scope, schedule, budget, and quality of projects.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, vendors, and team members for timely delivery and customer satisfaction.

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to the IT team.

  • Monitor and report on project progress, risks, and issues.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience.

  • Motivated, detail-oriented, and passionate about solving problems.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, delegate and mentor.

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to analyze problems and devise viable solutions.

  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues and be a team player.

  • Demonstrate initiative and ownership of tasks and projects.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in team environments.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with digital transformation and modern workplace desired.

  • Microsoft 365 experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with Asana project management software

  • Working knowledge of varied project management methodologies is a strong plus.

Salary Range

Houlihan Lokey is committed to providing its employees with an exciting career opportunity and competitive total compensation package, which may include other components such as discretionary incentive compensation. The firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible salary range for this role at the time of posting is:


Actual salary at the time of hire may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant qualifications, skills, and experience and the location where this position may be filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.