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M&A Integration Consulting Manager - Delivering Deal Value

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_157212WD-int

A career within Delivering Deal Value (DDV) services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients achieve maximum value on their deal transactions by solving transformational and complex challenges. We focus on all operational aspects of a transaction, pre and post completion. We conduct pre deal and confirmatory due diligence, execute large scale enterprise wide integrations, and support complex divestitures and separations on a wide range of functional areas such as Information Technology, Operations, Human Capital, Health Industries, and other back office functions.

This is a unique role with huge impact within the Mergers & Acquisitions Integration (M&AI) practice where you will be encouraged to apply your entrepreneurial flair, energy and knowledge of delivering full deal value, with greater speed and confidence, to our Corporate and Private Equity clients.

The M&AI team has grown rapidly over the last few years to become a strategic priority for PwC's Delivering Deal Value practice and to continue this success, we are looking for a Manager who has demonstrated experience in planning and executing complex merger integrations to join our team.

This role would be well suited to someone who is looking for a combination of meaningful work in a high impact and fast-paced environment.

Overall responsibilities

As a Manager, you are key to ensuring that our clients focus on the right things at the right time in their M&A integration projects.

You will make a meaningful, hands-on contribution and will engage at a deep level, directly with our clients, working in small teams to help our clients define the integration strategy and target operating model needed to deliver bottom-line results and then ensure those results will be captured and sustained.

In this exciting, collaborative culture, your work will be about:

Supporting the execution of integration programmes
  • Work with clients to understand their integration programmes, including integration strategy definition, target operating design, value creation (synergy) assessment, integration planning (Day 1 / "100-Day"), Taking control, and integration execution (post-acquisition)
  • Manage day-to-day client interactions working with C-suite executives and their teams, delivering work at high quality standards and ensuring relevance of our recommendations

Contributing to business development
  • Support creation of proposals and client presentations in collaboration with other PwC's functional and sector teams
  • Drive M&A integration growth and forge strong business relationships with clients

Building PwC's M&A Integration practice
  • Collaborate with our team to build and share knowledge, support the continuous development of our best practices, and bring relevant new ideas (i.e. digital tools)
  • Lead on practice development initiatives and act as a role model to support development of team members (incl. recruitment and training responsibilities)

Skills Required

Innovation and excellence are at the heart of PwC; therefore, we need talented and ambitious people who inspire and deliver change. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes:

Technical competencies and experience:
  • Previous experience in M&A integration, synergy and/or performance improvement or business transformation projects in M&A context
  • Strong knowledge in merger integration, business transformation including strategy, operational transformation and performance improvement (value creation)
  • Experience in a major advisory or management consultancy firm is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree (MBA or advanced degree in business management preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required; Advanced software knowledge (e.g. Alteryx, Power BI, Tableau) is a plus

Soft Skills
  • Hands-on and non-hierarchical team player who is equally effective in managing up and down and relates well at all levels and cultures
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, confident and impactful presenter
  • Strong facilitation skills, forging consensus around credible, executable solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the gravitas and experience to successfully engage and manage a multiple stakeholder environment, and lead by example
  • Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment
  • Willingness to travel is required

If you are interested, please apply by submitting your CV (2 pages maximum) and your Cover Letter.
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