Deals Strategy & Operations Manager-Education


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP639-4409

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service<br>Advisory<br><br>Industry/Sector<br>Not Applicable<br><br>Specialism<br>Deal Strategy<br><br>Management Level<br>Manager<br><br>Job Description & Summary<br>Our Deals Strategy & Operations (DSO) team offers strategic advice to a broad range of stakeholders - regional and international corporates, leading private equity houses, family offices, major banks, funds, government entities, and companies undertaking mergers and acquisitions or investment opportunities. We deliver deep strategic, commercial and operational insights to help clients think through investment/divestment decisions about businesses. We advise our clients on critical operational and transformational challenges, and evaluate business plans and company strategies against market performance and competitor strength, to deliver a rigorous appraisal of a business' commercial and operational outlook. Our main focus is to deliver top strategy-led solutions to our clients.<br><br>Responsibilities<br> As a Manager within the DSO focusing on the Education Sector, your responsibilities include but are not limited to: <br><br> - Overseeing the successful delivery of projects, which may include multiple projects at a time, while leading a team of 3-4 consultants <br><br> - Framing and understanding key client issues, client processes and mandate, defining realistic expectations for the client, team, and PwC <br><br> - Managing the client relationship on a day-to-day basis and other stakeholders <br><br> - Structuring and ensuring the development of written reports encompassing the relevant analysis, findings and recommendations <br><br> - Managing client expectations and ensuring that the scope of work, as agreed upon within the contract, is completed to PwC's standards of excellence <br><br> - Managing project budget, reporting on project costs, and managing payment collection <br><br> - Support in driving the business development agenda in a focused industry, including leading pitches and proposal work <br><br> - Contributing to the wider business unit through knowledge sharing, recruitment, mentoring, training and other activities <br><br><br>Requirements <br><br> - Significant experience in a strategy consulting firm is strongly preferred <br><br> - Hands on experience within the Education industry <br><br> - Proven record of success in commercial due diligence or corporate strategy roles <br><br> - Significant understanding of mergers, integrations, spin-offs and/or divestiture transactions, including options analyses and recommendations <br><br> - Hands on experience with assisting clients in strategic planning and business reviews; growth, market entry and international expansion; and market opportunity sizing <br><br> - Motivated to develop and manage client relationships <br><br> - Ability to deliver significant business results that reflect strategic and creative thinking and individual initiative <br><br> - Confident to manage multi-resource engagements: using work plans to manage day-to-day execution, removing roadblocks, proactively asking for help, effectively communicating up, down and laterally. <br><br> - Comfortable providing direction, coaching and guidance to junior resources <br><br> - Excellent writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting capabilities for all levels of audiences <br><br> - Willingness to multi-task and balance time effectively <br><br> - Understanding advanced analytics and big data is preferred <br><br> - Proficient in English, Arabic speaking considered a plus <br><br> - Your flexibility to travel 20% of the time. This means we may require you to work away from your base office location on a regular basis and frequent overnight stays may be required. Where possible, we will take your preferences into account and strike a balance between meeting your career development/personal needs and those of the business and our clients. <br><br><br>Why you'll love PwC<br> We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at <br><br>Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified) <br>Degrees/Field of Study required:<br><br>Degrees/Field of Study preferred:<br><br>Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified) <br><br>Required Skills<br><br>Optional Skills<br><br>Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified) <br><br>Travel Requirements<br>Up to 20%<br><br>Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?<br>Yes<br><br>Government Clearance Required?<br>No<br><br>Job Posting End Date<br><br>

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we've set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We're a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We're striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we're proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone's uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you're looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you're a future PwCer.

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Operations Manager salaries in Dubai

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AED 13,000

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