Strategy& Deals - Manager - Education - London
PwC
London, United Kingdom
12h ago

Who we are looking for

Do you have extensive Commercial Due Diligence experience? Are you from a Strategy consulting, Big 4 or Corporate Strategy background with a focus on Education?

We are looking for Strategy Professionals to join our growing team.

About the role

Strategy& Deals, part of the PwC network, is a practice made up of approximately 150 consultants in London with international teams across the Strategy& network.

Our team works with a wide variety of corporate and private equity clients, undertaking a broad range of projects involving commercial due diligence and strategic reviews

Our projects are typically short and sharp, providing the opportunity to gain a variety of experiences across sectors and / or engagement types, whilst continuously learning and developing.

The majority of our work is London-based but there are times when it is required to travel abroad

Our fast-growing team Education specialism is now looking for Strategy Professionals to join us through the next phase of our journey.

As a Manager on our team you will have responsibility for

  • Leading a team of consultants on a day-to-day basis, taking responsibility for
  • primary research and data gathering; identifying key research areas and organising the junior team appropriately to effectively understand the key topics pertinent to the relevant industry sector and scope of work
  • planning initial hypotheses and analysis; formulating initial hypotheses based on previous experience, knowledge of the sector and understanding of the scope of work.
  • Driving key analysis with appropriate techniques and tools

  • effective storyboarding to present a compelling narrative to the client
  • Managing the pace and delivery of projects, including
  • day-to-day coordination with key project stakeholders including clients and other internal teams
  • upward management of senior team members to ensure progress is effectively communicated
  • reporting back to clients the key findings of our work
  • Contributing to the wider business unit through business development, knowledge sharing, mentoring and other activities
  • About you

  • Previous strategy consulting experience from either a pure strategy consulting firm Big 4 firm, working within Education
  • Ideally some experience in commercial due diligence work for private equity houses and / or corporates, including
  • Market and competitor analysis (market sizing, drivers and dynamics, competitive intensity, etc.)
  • Customer analysis
  • Internal analysis (strategic analysis, business model review, financial))
  • Previous experience of leading teams and delivering projects through to completion
  • Proven experience of coaching junior team members
  • Evidence of contributing to the wider team and leading on business development opportunities
  • Outstanding academic track record (an MBA is not necessarily required, but is considered an asset)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Fluency in another (European) language is useful but not essential
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