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Consulting - Strategy – Energy, Utilities and Resources, Manager

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Consulting - Strategy
Energy, power and utilities
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About the role

Our teams work with clients through all stages of consulting projects: identifying the major issues that the client is facing, generating hypotheses against those issues, structuring & performinganalyses, identifying creative but pragmatic options against potential market scenarios,developing conclusions, making strategic recommendations, and then developing plans to operationalise the agreed upon strategy.

The Strategy& team currently has an opportunity for experienced Strategy Consultants at Manager grade in the Energy, Utilities and Resources (EUR) team. We are seeking to recruit a number of experienced Energy, Utilities and Resources professionals with a clear record of achievement in either a leading consulting firm or in-house with a sector-relevant company or regulator.

As a Manager in the EUR team, you will have a wide range of responsibilities from client service to internal business development. You will work on client projects in teams of varying sizes and staff levels, and you will have additional responsibilities to coach and develop less experienced team members.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Knowledge of the sector in one or more of the following areas:
    • the oil & gas sector in at least one of the three major activity areas (upstream, midstream and downstream); knowledge of the petrochemical and/or oilfield service sectors would also be advantageous
    • conventional and renewable power generation, retail, trading, project development and financing, industry disruption
    • water, including regulation, market development, wholesale and retail operations, capital projects
  • Strategic, commercial or regulatory experience, strong interest in strategy development, and an ability to articulate the strategic factors driving the energy and utilities industry today.
  • Flexible, powerful intellect
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creativity and curiosity
  • IQ/EQ balance and relationship skills that enables effectiveness with clients and growth into senior roles
  • Proven experience managing and leading successful teams
  • Possession of outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ambition to build client capabilities that deliver lasting impact
  • Strong client and team orientation – active listening, commitment to others’ success
  • Demonstrated leadership and initiative
  • Undergraduate degree from a top tier university, likely to Masters level

In this role, you will be expected to:

Engagement and client management

  • Support Strategy& Partners and Directors in managing client engagements from strategy development to end-to- end deliverable creation
  • Use analytical, hypothesis-driven thinking to form and shape solutions to unstructured client problems
  • Communicate effectively to clients and internal stakeholders through verbal and written presentations

Manage workstreams

  • Manage and support teams of 2-5 junior members with a high level of independence
  • Run a project or workstream, acting as the main day-to- day contact for clients, presenting content, fielding questions and developing solutions to problems
  • Develop the project approach, including storyboarding and structuring engagement deliverables using a goal-oriented approach
  • Manage the development and functioning of the project team, providing guidance and coaching to other members

Business and team development

  • Develop competencies of junior consultants while managing the team workload and welfare
  • Communicate within the team structure, escalating issues timely and appropriately
  • Track project budgets and client billing accurately and on time
  • Support senior management with project proposals and developing new business opportunities



In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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