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Private Equity Value Creation: Director

Company: PwC
Location: Pelham
Posted on: August 24, 2019

Job Description:


A career within Corporate and Business Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their toughest problems and seize essential advantages by defining and evaluating strategies of all types. We analyse business and market trends to explore new approaches that help our clients make tough choices and surpass the competition. At both the business unit and corporate level, we help organisations with organic enterprise growth, pricing and profitability, shareholder value, and sustainable corporate strategies.
ResponsibilitiesAs a Director, 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 lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials
  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching
    Strategy&'s Private Equity Value Creation (PEVC) team that exclusively services top Private Equity Clients and their portfolio companies in Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) context. In these roles you will help clients in a variety of different ways. -The team currently delivers operational assessments and value creation planning services across select industry verticals including TMT (Telecom, Media & Technology), Industrials, Healthcare and Retail & Consumer.Job Requirements and Preferences:

    Basic Qualifications:

    Minimum Degree Required:
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience:
    7 year(s)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Degree Preferred:
    Master of Business Administration

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing effortsin business operations due diligence and corporate strategy preferably for a global network of professional services firms, private equity or corporate organizations, emphasizing the following:
    • Understanding various facets of mergers, integrations, spin-offs and/or divestiture transactions, including options analyses and recommendations;
    • Understanding of private equity investing and evaluating early and mid-stage investment opportunities;
    • Leading teams to assist clients with business operations due diligence, strategic / operational planning and business reviews; developing full potential plans, operational restructuring and related value creation activities;
    • Driving thought leadership; being in-tune with industry- and function-specific issues; developing action-oriented points of view; and developing new offerings which drive demand for the PEVC offerings;
    • Maximizing shareholder value by focusing on reducing cost & risk while improving value & supplier performance;
    • Having relevant professional experience, preferably as a procurement consultant or as a procurement professional;
    • Having a capability spike in one or several areas e.g. deep category specialization, game theory, sourcing tools, design-for-value (not exhaustive);
    • Gathering, validating, compiling and analyzing relevant data from a variety of data sources across the client (or Target company) organization;
    • Providing leadership with in-depth knowledge on market conditions, industry trends, product knowledge and emerging supply options;
    • Managing and driving the process of category strategy development and sourcing enabling spend management, improving supplier performances and mitigating risk in collaboration with client team members and business stakeholders;
    • Driving the strategic sourcing process (across large cross-functional teams) by defining requirements, developing strategy, and helping client author and negotiating contracts;
    • Assessing procurement functions, processes and practices and help transform the organization;
    • Engaging with suppliers and support clients in preparing supplier negotiations;
    • Supporting relationships with strategic suppliers; and,
    • Training client procurement professionals.
      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

      For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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