M&A Integration Consulting - Senior Associate - Delivering Deal Value

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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Job description - M&A Integration

Introduction

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 Senior Associate 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 Senior Associate, 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

Consulting

In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

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The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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