M&A Integration Senior Associate - Delivering Deal Value
About the team
Our Delivering Deal Value (DDV) team, within Consulting, assists both Corporate and Private Equity (PE) clients in a wide range of business critical operational and transformational challenges, driven by Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity. We advise our clients on deals with values ranging from £50 million to over £5 billion. DDV is now a core team of over 120 specialists across a number of key industry sectors.
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Associate for our Mergers & Acquisition Integration team
This individual will ideally have:
Experience in working on a previous M&A integration/ business transformation project
Project Management and financial analysis experience
Exposure to M&A and an understanding of deals
Experience of organisational change and change management
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and operate on own initiative. They will be required to work across a number of industries on a variety of projects with colleagues at all levels.
Whilst primarily London based, our deal involvement is global in nature and candidates must be prepared to travel widely and frequently as and when required.
About the role
DDV focuses on providing support for potential/actual transactions and assists clients in all operational aspects of the transaction, pre and post completion. Our M&A Integration team specifically provides services in:
Synergy development and review
Day 1 and 100 day planning
Target operating model design
Change management and culture integration
Integration Management Office
As part of the transaction process, the team develops a rapid understanding of the target/client business in order to quickly assimilate the key operational issues, synergies, risks and upsides around an integration. The M&A integration team mostly work on the buyside in close collaboration with clients in an advisory role but can also produce clear, written reports articulating our findings for any purchaser.
As well as consulting expertise, our team members have considerable industry experience in running businesses and implementing change. Due to continued success and increased demand for our services, DDV is seeking to enhance this team via select, high calibre appointments.
Skills and experience
The following skills are required for this role:
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Good verbal and written communications skills
Experience in business ‘change’ projects
An ability to understand a business problem and ‘read’ a business/process
A demonstrated ability to operate on your own initiative
A comfort around financial analysis and understanding of value drivers
Knowledge of deals, which might include: mergers & acquisitions, synergy reviews and carve-outs
Degree, MBA or other relevant qualification
Comfort and ability on producing material for Steering Committee/ Board level meetings
Language skills (oral and written)
Experience in a multi-territory environment
Amount of time client based: 60%
Opportunity for job sharing: No
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home: Yes
Opportunity for flexible working: No
Amount of time PwC office based 40%