Senior Associate | Government & Health | Advisory | Dublin/Cork

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Management Level

Senior Associate

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. Join us as you continue your 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, change management 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 add value to our Government and Health clients’ business by driving excellence in the sector and assisting in designing, enhancing and executing their Government and Health strategies.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven 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 Senior Associate, 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • 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;

  • Working on complex Government and Health projects through the delivery of outputs and deliverables, to engagement objectives, timelines and budgets;

  • Working in teams to build Government and Health client relationships through working confidently with clients and building trusted advisor relationships;

  • Working  with the Government & Health Team and with other PwC Teams to support business development and growth activity and initiatives;

  • Applying Government and Health sector / client knowledge, experience and expertise to projects to produce high quality, value add outputs and deliverables;

  • Building and fostering new relationships with external clients and internal colleagues to assist the firm and yourself in delivering work and supporting new opportunities;

  • Supporting problem-solving through collaboration and teamwork;

  • Integrating data to inform insights by sharing Government and Health sector and market knowledge;

  • Informal mentoring and development of more junior team members and colleagues.

Preferred Skills

  • Strategic and analytical thinking: Identifies issues and practical recommendations through sound analysis and application of business, commercial technical programme / project management acumen

  • 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: Persistence, drive and energy directed to the achievement of well-defined goals

  • Industry knowledge: Exhibits and applies knowledge and thought leadership of the Government and Health sector

  • Client relationships: Builds and constantly fosters an internal and external network of clients built on a trusted advisor foundation


  • 3+ years experience in either the Government or Healthcare industry / sector or experience working in professional services (such as Management Consulting) in Government or Healthcare industries / sectors, with 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).

  • Experience , managing or delivering projects in and / or with large scale organisations.

  • Commercial and business acumen.

  • Excellent personal leadership, managing-self, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience of working collaboratively teams to drive collective and individual  outcomes.

  • Polished presentation attributes / skills essential.

  • Experience of effective client and stakeholder communication and management.

  • Ideally certified in a recognised industry change methodology e.g. Prince 2, Agile, PMI, Lean Six Sigma, etc.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

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Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin