Management Consulting - Operations | Associate / Senior Associate, | Advisory | Dublin and Cork

Functional areas

Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business.

The work that you will do is about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You will work with leading Irish and Global companies across a diverse range of industries including, Financial Services, FMCG, Retail, Pharma, Government, Tech and Utilities

You’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, working with senior client stakeholders to solve their complex business issues from ‘strategy through to execution’. This role will be mainly client-based, may involve international travel and will be focused on leading / supporting complex transformational programmes. Key facets of this role will include:

  • Working closely with staff and Partners to deliver Operational Transformation change projects across our national and international client base 

  • Liaising with other Consulting teams (Strategy, Finance, Technology, Digital, Change, Data & Analytics) to deliver end to end integrated solutions to our clients

  • Maintaining a consistently high and leading edge market profile

  • Contributing to the overall development of our practice, researching and developing new service offerings and producing thought leadership and market insights for our clients

How we have helped our clients:

  • We coordinated the HSE’s supply chain operations in support of the COVID19 vaccine rollout

  • We programme managed the European integration of two market leading consumer brands 

  • We reconfigured the sales & manufacturing planning operations for an Irish Pharmaceutical company

  • We developed the procurement synergy plans in support of a global merger in the entertainment industry

  • We developed the future operating model for a national Insurance company

Our commitment to you: 

Your success is our success and we’ll not be found wanting in investing in your development:

  • We will 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 will enable you to develop an international professional network, tap into our global network of 223,000 specialists – including more than 3,000 colleagues in Ireland

  • We will 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

  • You’ll be given the opportunity to achieve a globally recognised accreditation

  • You’ll also have the opportunity to attend leading edge PwC Advisory University training programmes and attain formal qualifications e.g. Prince2

This role can be based out of our offices in either Dublin or Cork with the option to avail of flexible hybrid working arrangements. In addition, there will also be an opportunity for international travel for global projects.   

Preferred skills

  • Experience of working with companies and / or in consulting roles in one of the competencies outlined above i.e. Transformation, Digital, Project Management, Customer, Supply Chain, Operational Excellence 

  • Supporting projects to deliver results within agreed deadlines and budgets

  • Supporting the delivery of formal and informal reports and presentations

  • Contributing to the preparation and presentation of compelling proposals for new projects or client work

About PwC Ireland

PwC is the leading professional services firm in Ireland supporting clients on some of the most complex business challenges both nationally and internationally. We are seen as ‘trusted advisors’ to our clients, the people they call when they need some informal advice or some deep dive expertise to resolve strategic business issues. We are connected to PwC’s global network, bringing the power of our global expertise to deliver sustainable value for our local clients.

Our business in Ireland is enjoying robust growth and has ambitious plans to develop new offerings, including Digital, AI, Customer and ESG, to support our clients in the years ahead.  These investments create career changing opportunities for all our staff as they adapt to deliver exceptional service to our clients.


Why you’ll love working for PwC (Benefits)

We want you to love every minute of your career with PwC. 

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

  • 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

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan

  • Subsidised healthcare insurance

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

  • 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.

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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