Strategy | Senior Associate | Advisory | Dublin/Cork

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Not Applicable


Corporate and Business Strategy

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

The Strategy Consulting team at PwC help Irish and international clients set the future direction for their business and solve some of their most challenging problems. The type of projects we work on include:

- Identifying opportunities for growth
- Assessing the attractiveness of a new venture, product or market opportunity
- Conducting commercial due diligence on potential acquisition targets for corporate and private equity clients
- Market entry and route to market strategy
- Corporate M&A strategy
- Economic Impact Assessment
- Advising public sector clients on public policy and initiatives
- Sustainability and ESG strategy

You will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment as part of a team of strategy professionals. You will focus on a range of local and global clients who operate across a diverse range of industries including healthcare, consumer goods, industrials, financial services, and technology. Projects range from 2 weeks to 3 months, allowing you to rapidly develop a broad spectrum of skills and experience.


As a Senior Associate, you will be responsible for conducting and overseeing analysis for client deliverables, while reporting into senior team members. Over time, Senior Associates often step into a leadership role, overseeing small teams to produce client deliverables and coaching Associates. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing small teams of Associates to produce client deliverables on a project

  • Structuring the approach to solving the client’s problem, including identifying the analysis and research required, and storyboarding a report to present your findings to the client 

  • Conducting primary and secondary research, including interviewing market experts, distributing surveys, gathering data and desk research

  • Organizing and facilitating client and team meetings and workshops

  • Interviewing subject matter experts from across the PwC network and externally

  • Providing coaching and feedback to Associates on their work

  • Contributing to firm building initiatives, including recruitment, training, business development, and thought leadership

Who we look for:

We’re looking for candidates who are curious, analytical, motivated, and passionate about solving problems. Strong teamwork, collaboration and communication skills are essential. If you enjoy continuous learning and creative problem solving, you could be a good fit for the role! 


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • A strong academic track record

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in a strategy, consulting or an analytical role 

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • A desire and ability to solve complex and open-ended client problems

  • A proactive attitude and the ability and desire to take ownership of a problem or deliverable from start to finish


Why join the Strategy team: 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Opportunities for career development 

  • Unrivaled exposure to a broad range of clients, industries, and business issues

  • Opportunities to work with C-suite client executives on their most impactful decisions

  • Fast-paced working environment with a collaborative culture

  • Flexible work arrangements - hybrid working and flexible hours

  • Supportive coaching and mentorship programmes

  • Training and professional development support

  • Regular firmwide and team social events and a range of other benefits

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Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin