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
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.)
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