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

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Management Level

Senior Manager

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 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.

  • Coach 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.

  • Manage 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 lead the creation of innovative insights and solutions to meet their needs;

  • Leading complex Government and Health projects through managing outputs and deliverables, to engagement objectives, timelines and budgets;

  • Leading and managing Government and Health client relationships through working confidently with clients and building trusted advisor relationships;

  • Leading Government & Health Team and other PwC Teams work to plan and drive business development, 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 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 acumen, 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 leverages 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.


  • 8+ 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.

  • Experience leading and driving teams to achieve business / strategy / policy / operational outcomes.

  • 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 acumen.

  • Excellent leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in managing, coaching and mentoring staff.

  • Experience in leading and managing teams, and people and team development.

  • Polished presentation attributes / skills essential.

  • Demonstrable track record of effective client and stakeholder communication and management.

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