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Technology Deals Manager - Delivering Deal Value

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Recruiter: PwC
Listed on: 20th March
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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A career within Delivering Deal Value services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients achieve maximum value on their deal transactions by solving transformational and complex challenges. We focus on all operational aspects of a transaction, pre and post completion. We conduct pre deal and confirmatory due diligence, execute large scale enterprise wide integrations, and support complex divestitures and separations on a wide range of functional areas such as Information Technology, Operations, Human Capital, Health Industries, and other back office functions.
Responsibilities
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
Be involved in the financial management of clients
Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
Train, coach, and supervise staff
Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

We currently have a vacancy for a Manager in the Technology team
This individual will ideally have held an operational line management role with proven experience in delivering quantifiable benefits from M&As or transformational projects
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 diligence
Synergy development and review
Carve out and divestment support
Taking control and 100 day planning
Mergers & Acquisitions Integration
Post-acquisition performance improvement

As 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 the client, but typically we will produce clear written reports articulating our findings for any purchaser or vendor. We may also help with post deal implementation advising on synergies, cost reduction opportunities & programme management
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 this team.
Essential skills and experience

Extensive experience of key business application design and/or implementation to include one or more of ERP,CRM, MI, Middleware, eCommerce or any industry specfic front office systems
Comfort around IT and operational analysis to quickly understand the core IT, opertional and back offices processes and their associated costs to the business
Consulting eperience (internal or external) and operational exposure
Experience of reviewing IT enabled performance improvements, IT enabled cost reduction plans and IT capital expenditure needs

Desirable skills and experience

Leading and delivering IT change transformation projects
M&A expsosure
Restructuring, business improvement expertise
Leading an IT function/ department or team
Foreign language skills

About PwC

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.

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.

Diversity

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.