Job Description & Summary
PwC is the largest professional services firm in the Middle East with over 6,000 employees offering unparalleled range of expert capabilities from Strategy through to Deals, Consulting, Tax and Assurance Services.
PwC operates across 12 countries in the region and serves both public and private sector clients.
Within PwC, our Deals line of service helps organizations execute successful deals and create value through strategy definition and due diligence for domestic and cross-border M&A, divestitures and spin-offs, capital markets transactions like IPOs and debt offerings, and bankruptcies and other business
Deals Strategy & Operations Overview :
Deals Strategy & Operations (DSO) provides strategic and operational advice across the deal continuum from setting the deal strategy to post-deal execution.
Examples of services we undertake include advising
funds on strategic decisions, supporting businesses in conducting commercial due diligence on potential target acquisitions, developing business plans and corporate strategies, and assessing feasibilities of potential investments.
Our team includes a diverse mix of profiles with people with relevant strategy, investment, and operations experience combined with deep industry expertise.
Our clients include regional and international corporates, leading private equity houses, family offices, major banks and investment funds, and government entities.
The Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) team within DS&O is seeking to hire an experienced Manager or Senior Manager to work closely with the leadership to develop the EUMI vertical, and work across a range of Deals advisory assignments from commercial / business diligence to transaction advisory in joint ventures & alliances.
As a Senior Manager or Manager within the TMT team in DS&O, your responsibilities will include :
Overseeing the successful delivery of projects, which may include multiple projects at a time, while leading a team of 3-4 consultants
Managing the client relationship on a day-to-day basis including other stakeholders
Structuring and ensuring the development of reports encompassing the relevant analysis, findings and recommendations
Supporting on business development efforts across key geographies in the GCC and within the TMT sectors / subsectors
Preferred Knowledge and skills
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and / or proven record of success in, commercial due diligence or corporate strategy roles, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, private equity or corporate organizations, emphasizing the following :
1) Understanding various facets of mergers, integrations, spin-offs and / or divestiture transactions, including options analyses and recommendations.
2) Assisting clients with strategic planning and business reviews; growth, market entry and international expansion; and market opportunity sizing.
Demonstrates experience in multiple TMT domains : data centre, cloud and managed services, IoT, fintech, e-commerce, gaming, OTT, etc.
Demonstrates extensive abilities, and / or proven record of success with, managing and developing strategic client relationships while providing the highest quality client work across multiple client projects :
Providing direction, coaching and guidance to junior resources.
Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently; to and / or for all levels of audiences, clients and internal staff and management.
Synthesizing issues for leadership team.
Managing project workstreams and developing proposals, deliverables and reports using the Microsoft suite of applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Multi-tasking and balancing time effectively, keeping a rapid pace without sacrificing quality; and, Understanding advanced analytics and big data is preferred.
Minimum years experience required
Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant experience in a strategy consulting firm, private equity, investment fund, or other environments where similar skills have been developed
Minimum Degree Required : Bachelor's degree from a top-tier university with high scores (top 10% in class and / or above 3.6 / 4 CGPA).
MBA from top business school is preferred, though not essential.