Advisory Consulting Director (Technology Media and Telecoms)

Firm
PwC
Location
Dublin
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Competive
Industry

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Finance

Management Level

Director

Job Description & Summary

Our Technology, Media and Telecommunications (‘TMT’) Consulting Practice is growing at pace and comprises a team of multidisciplinary professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experience who work together to support our Clients to solve complex problems and enable growth strategies. Our team has a range of skills, spanning strategic, operational and specialist experience to best serve our diverse clients, many of whom are global technology organisations. This team is part of the wider Consulting team of 450 people, who work in PwC Ireland’s Advisory Line of Service.

As part of the TMT Consulting team you will have the opportunity to work with like minded, high performing individuals, as well as collaborating with colleagues from the wider PwC team and global PwC network. We have direct access to a local and global pool of talent which enables us to gather the right people and capabilities to best meet our clients’ requirements, which can vary between providing indepth technical knowledge, designing and delivering transformational programmes to immersing ourselves in our clients’ teams to share skills and practical expertise.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion and commitment to deliver the best outcomes for our clients, will collaborate effectively within our team and use their experience and skills to provide an exceptional service to our clients. As PwC is very much a people business, and our values are core to everything we do, the individual will be very people centric and will demonstrate an ability to nurture talent and build collaborative teams. Commercial growth is important and relevant experience in business development, with TMT clients, is essential.
The scale of potential growth within the TMT sector in Ireland, driven by macroeconomic events, presents a significant opportunity for trusted advisers that partner with their clients to proactively respond to the challenges ahead; we are looking for candidates that can help our TMT team to be the trusted advisor of choice amongst clients.

We are looking for an experienced Director to join our TMT Advisory team.  The role will be based in PwC’s offices in Spencer Dock, Dublin 1, however, due to the nature of client service, travel (including international) may be required.

As a Director, you'll play a critical role in developing our TMT market strategy, building our team and working 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:

  • Leading the team, attracting and retaining talented professionals.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term, trusted, relationships which add value to the firm.

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Our Commitment to You


You will focus primarily on enhancing your skillset as a professional management consultant. This will occur through delivery of client engagements and contributing to the capability of the firm.

  • We help you build a tailor-made career to suit you as an individual, with targeted on- and off-the-job coaching and training to help you grow on a personal and professional level

  • We count on you to contribute to building and developing a world-class consulting team dedicated to the success of both national and multinational organisations

  • We enable you to develop an international professional network, tap into our global network of 223,000 specialists, more than 2,500 colleagues in Ireland

  • We support you in your personal growth through attractive career opportunities, stretch assignments, as well as through interdisciplinary collaboration within our company

  • You'll work with the best teams to add value for our clients on challenging national and international projects

 
Essential skills required

  • 9+ years total experience – including consulting experience from a professional services, advisory or internal consulting environment 

  • Strong background in the TMT Sector (From a Strategic, Operational and Technology perspective)

  • Authentic leadership, with a focus on people

  • Demonstrated knowledge of technology industry technology solutions and platforms

  • Deep understanding of TMT industry dynamics and value creation opportunities

  • Client focused and commercially astute

  • Strong experience managing teams and multiple client projects

  • Excellent understanding of leading business practice

  • Project / programme management experience

  • Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Adaptable and with an innovative approach to their work

  • Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences

  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and report writing skills
     

Essential experience required 

  • Experience of working with TMT specific products/platforms/functional areas

  • Experience with Target Operating Model design, process optimisation, technology enabled transformation

  • Leading projects to deliver results for clients within agreed deadlines and budgets

  • Experience in managing teams of resources on multiple assignments running simultaneously

  • Continually managing client and internal stakeholder expectations

  • Overseeing and delivering formal and informal reports and presentations

  • Leading, preparing and presenting compelling proposals for new client work

  • Coaching and mentoring team members to achieve project and career objectives

  • Recruiting talented professionals to grow the team

  • Developing practical thought leadership articles and publications

 
Other experience – desirable  

  • A relevant primary or advanced degree e.g. finance, business, engineering, MBA or equivalent

  • Formal project management qualifications e.g. Prince2 

Skills:

Consulting, Commercial, People

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 flavour:

  • A competitive compensation package with a defined career path

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan

  • Subsidised healthcare insurance

  • Wedding leave and gratuity, paid maternity leave, new parent leave;

  • Flexible working arrangements

    • “Everyday flexibility”: Supporting our staff to be productive and have a balance between their working and personal lives. 

    • “Hybrid working”: A blended arrangement that allows working from home and in the office 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 great coffee in our excellent coffee shop

  • Commitment to digital transformation. All our employees attend our Digital Academy Training

  • A dedicated team of Learning and Development professionals who work tirelessly to deliver an evolving training framework. It’s our goal to continuously develop our employees' technical and professional skills

  • Training is centred 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 important to us also and last year we were certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, 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.

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Yes

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