Manager | Government & Health | Advisory | Dublin/Cork

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Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Our collective blend of expertise and experience makes PwC a great place to work. PwC Ireland welcomes top talent from all backgrounds to join us at the start of what will be your lifelong journey of development and discovery. Let's see where your talent could take you.

A career within the PwC Government and Health team will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients in a number of different areas, including programme and project management, organisational change and transformation, data-driven strategy development, strategic planning, operating model and organisation design, business operations, and data and technology transformation. This is an opportunity to contribute to our Government and Health clients’ business by driving excellence in the sector and assisting in designing, enhancing and implementing their Government and Health strategies.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly evolving world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and passionate leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Mentor others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Handle a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Working directly with PwC Government and Health clients on a regular basis to help create innovative insights and solutions to meet their needs;
  • Leading sophisticated Government and Health projects through managing outputs and results, to engagement objectives, timelines and budgets;
  • Managing Government and Health client relationships through working confidently with clients and building trusted advisor relationships;
  • Working with Government & Health Team and other PwC Teams to plan and drive business development and growth activity and initiatives;
  • Applying Government and Health sector / client knowledge, experience and expertise to projects to produce high quality, improvement outputs and deliverables;
  • Building and fostering new relationships with external clients and internal colleagues to assist the firm and yourself in generating new growth opportunities;
  • Solving problems through collaboration and teamwork;
  • Integrating data to inform insights by sharing Government and Health sector and market knowledge;
  • Formal coaching, and informal mentoring and development of team members and colleagues.

Preferred Skills

  • Strategic and analytical thinking: Identifies issues and practical recommendations through sound analysis and application of business, commercial competence, relevant application of programme / project or change methodologies.
  • Innovative: Contributes, promotes, and adopts new ideas and approaches
  • Teamwork and leadership: Creates, communicates and supports a common vision and direction.
  • Planning and organisation: Displays initiative and manages up. Demonstrates the ability to prioritise tasks. Has the ability to multitask. Well organised, plans in advance.
  • Goal orientation: Directs persistence, drive and energy to the achievement of well-defined goals.
  • Industry knowledge: Exhibits and applies knowledge and thought leadership of the Government and Health sector and industry.
  • Business development: Proactively demonstrates PwC Government and Health Global collateral, insights and relationships to support growth of generation of business.
  • Client relationships: Builds and constantly fosters an internal and external network of clients built on a trusted advisor foundation.


  • 5+ years experience in either the Government or Healthcare industry / sector or significant experience (e.g. 2-3 years) working in professional services (such as Management Consulting) in Government or Healthcare industries / sectors, with significant experience delivering change / transformation / improvement programmes or projects.
  • Nuanced and insightful understanding and knowledge of Government or Health sector policy / strategy / operational environment.
  • Relevant 3rd level qualification(s).
  • Extensive experience leading, managing or delivering projects in and / or with large scale organisations.
  • Excellent understanding of commercial aspects of a professional services business.
  • Comprehensive commercial and business acuity.
  • Excellent leadership, management, communication and social skills.
  • Experience in managing, coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Experience in leading and managing teams.
  • Polished presentation attributes / skills essential.
  • Demonstrable track record of effective client and stakeholder communication and management.
  • Ideally certified in a recognised industry change methodology e.g. Prince 2, PMP, Agile, PMI, Lean Six Sigma, etc.

At PwC, we celebrate talents from all backgrounds and welcome applications from people who identify as disabled, neurodivergent, or who live with other long-term conditions. We want our candidates to have every opportunity to thrive in our recruitment process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Therefore, we welcome the opportunity to discuss with candidates any barriers we can remove, or adjustments we can make to appropriately adapt our process fairly and support them to perform at their best. Please contact us to request any accommodations.

Why you’ll love working for PwC (Benefits)

We want you to love every minute of your career. But we get it: each stage of life comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone. Here’s just a flavor:

  • A competitive compensation package with a defined career path
  • Paid overtime up to Manager grade
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Subsidised healthcare insurance
  • Wedding leave and gratuity, paid maternity leave, new parent leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • “Everyday flexibility”: Supporting you with where, when and how you work for your wellbeing and enabling you to to be productive and balance your working and personal life
  • “Hybrid working”: A blended arrangement where you can blend working from home, at the PwC office or client site depending on business, client and team needs
  • “Flexible Friday”: A 3pm finish on Fridays through the Summer and ahead of bank holidays
  • On-site gym and shower facilities, fitness classes and wellbeing services
  • On-site restaurant, shop, dry cleaning service and phenomenal coffee, treats and eats in our newly refurbished food market Plant & Bean
  • Commitment to digital transformation. All our employees attend our Digital Academy Training
  • A dedicated team of Learning and Development professionals who work to deliver an evolving training framework. It’s our goal to continuously develop our employees' technical and professional skills
  • Training is centered around the “PwC Professional” our global leadership framework. It focuses on developing your core skills to become an authentic and inclusive leader for all levels
  • You’ll be paired with mentors to help you develop your skills, diversify your experience and support you in achieving your career goals
  • We’ve over 3,000 people working in PwC Ireland, and we hire over 300 graduates every year along with 300+ experienced hires so there is always lots going on with different societies and social events and you can get involved in as many or as little as you want.
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is really meaningful to us also and last year we were certified by the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark assesses outstanding CSR and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community, and we are one of only 29 companies in Ireland to achieve this.
  • Creating a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve is hugely important to us and last year we signed up to Elevate - the Inclusive Workplace Pledge. By signing up to this Pledge, PwC have committed to building and supporting a workplace that is equal and representative of all members of Irish society. We are only 1 of 50 companies in Ireland who have signed up.
  • Be Well, Work Well is our name for everything we do to help our people stay well and the support we provide when they need it; helping you perform at your best, at work, at home and everywhere in between. We know that there are many aspects to wellbeing, and so we’re constantly expanding our approach and offerings to our people.

PwC is an equal opportunities employer. All appointments and promotions are made on the basis of performance and ability. We are committed to the continued development of the personal and business skills of our employees and you will be treated in a fair and unbiased way and given every encouragement to realise your potential.

Diversity & Inclusion

PwC is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We are committed to an inclusive culture where you can be yourself, and where differences are celebrated and embraced.

We promote equality and dignity in all aspects of recruitment and employment, and all appointments and promotions are made on the basis of performance, competence and ability. We are dedicated to your personal and professional growth and you will be given every encouragement at all stages of your career to realise your full potential. This ethos is embedded at every level of our business.

You can learn more by accessing about how we are driving a culture of belonging at PwC and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more.

We recognise that confidence can sometimes get in your way of applying for a job. So, whatever your path here or however you identify, please don’t hesitate to apply - we would love to hear from you!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin


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