6 months ago
About the team
Our Delivering Deal Value (DDV) team, within Consulting, assists both Corporate and Private Equity (PE) clients in a wide range of business critical operational and transformational challenges, driven by Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity. We advise our clients on deals with values ranging from 50 million to over 5 billion.
We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Manager in the TMT team
This individual will ideally have:
Held a professional services role or an operational line management roleExperience of the Media or Telecoms sectorExperience in M&A synergy, integration and/or carve-out, and/or on change projects, restructuring, business improvementProven experience in delivering quantifiable benefits from M&As or transformational projectsExperience running parts or whole transactions, either from an integration or separation perspectiveExperience of managing operational performance and delivering change, sourcing and supplier managementProfessional services experience, either as a consultant / advisor or as an internal consultant / advisor within a corporate
Whilst primarily London based, our deal involvement is global in nature and candidates must be prepared to travel widely and frequently as and when required.
About the role
DDV focuses on providing support for potential/actual transactions and assists clients in all operational aspects of the transaction, pre and post completion, including:
Buy and sell side operational due diligenceSynergy development and reviewCarve out and divestment supportTaking control and 100 day planningMergers & Acquisitions IntegrationPost-acquisition performance improvementAs part of the transaction process, the DDV team develops a rapid understanding of the target/client business in order to quickly assimilate the key operational issues, synergies, risks and upsides around a transaction. We report our findings real time to our clients but, typically, we will also produce clear, written reports articulating our findings for any purchaser or vendor. We may then be involved in helping our clients with the post deal implementation, advising on synergies, cost reduction opportunities, implementation plans and programme management.Additionally, the team works closely with our Transactions Services group. These specialist teams are uniquely placed to advise at all stages of a deal from strategic inception through to due diligence to post deal planning and integration.
As well as consulting expertise, our team members have considerable industry experience in running businesses and implementing change. Due to continued success and increased demand for our services, DDV is seeking to enhance the media team.
Essential skills and experience
Media industry experience & backgroundM&A or divestiture experience and direct operational or process improvement experienceExcellent interpersonal and leadership skillsExperience of developing internal/ external networks with an ability to quickly develop effective working relationshipsExcellent verbal and written communications skillsDeep operating experience gained within a corporate environmentComfort around high level financial analysis and understanding of the key operational driversOperational experience gained within industryAbility to manage 'change' projectsAn ability to 'read' a business/processA demonstrated ability to operate on your own initiativeComfort and ability around report writing
MBA or Accounting qualificationCommercial exposure in negotiation and consultationGood Communication skills (oral and written)Consulting experience (internal or external)Foreign language skills (oral and written) About Us
We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
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 you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries - everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
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Salary: . Date posted: 26/01/2017