Asso/Senior Associate - Advisory Deals - IT - Deals Strategy and Operations

PwC
3-5 years
24 days ago
Job Description

Job Description & Summary

A career within Delivering Deal Value - IT will provide you with the opportunity to help clients achieve maximum value on their deal transactions by solving transformational and other complex challenges. We focus on Leverage data analytics technologies to help our clients maximise the value of their data by generating actionable insights that provide real business outcomes. Work effectively cross engagement team members in analyzing data into obtaining business insights and research outcome. Manage work streams and project deliverables with other team members. And build strong internal relationships within Advisory services with other services across organization.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.
  • Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job description IT Due Diligence

  • Deliver merger and acquisition programs across industry verticals focusing on the IT related function across the deal life cycle - IT Due Diligence (IT Governance, IT Strategy & Budgeting, Business Application, Infrastructures, Cybersecurity, Business resiliency), Data Due Diligence, IT integration planning and execution, IT Divestiture planning and IT Synergy Assessments.

  • Lead functional and technical work streams while setting up the IT IMO and setup for the IT M&A planning and execution

  • Support clients in the IT strategic planning of IT carve-outs and/or integrations

  • Facilitate client workshops for synergy realization, solution development and execution

  • Manage work streams and project deliverables with other team members.

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel. Build strong internal relationships within Advisory services with other services across organizations.

Preferred skills IT Due Diligence

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in IT and or Business Studies or equivalent (preferably specializing in IT Audit, IT Governance, IT Risk Management)

  • For Senior Associate: Minimum 3 - 5 years experience in a professional service firm with strong experience in delivering complex M&A IT integration, IT Strategy, IT transformation and implementation projects.

  • Functional expertise in finance, human resources, supply chain and IT functions and process areas. Ability to evaluate client IT, Finance and HR client capabilities, understand business strategy and develop respective operating models and structures

  • Experience and familiarity with ERP/ Business Applications (SAP, Oracle, etc), Business Intelligence and Data Analytics platforms along with a working knowledge of IT Strategy and budgeting, IT Governance and Organization, IT infrastructure, Information Security, and Business Resiliency

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and applying creativity to solve complex problems.

  • Adequate project management skills, including schedule, scope, issue and risk management experience, change management, planning and analysis.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly and manage an environment of rapid change and development, and lead others through this process.

  • Readiness to learn and eagerness to grow, not only in technical but also non-technical skills.

  • Strong attention to details and ability to multitask.

  • Exceptional communication skills and stakeholder management experiences.

  • Preferably, hold a CISA/CISM/CISSP certification or another similar certification.

Additional Skills

  • Technically inclined while being business focused and self-driven to keep up-to-date with the latest technologies.

  • Ability to articulate analytical findings to less-technical business-savvy audiences.

  • Good problem solving skills, can work with confidence unsupervised, and able to manage multiple concurrent work streams.

  • Team player with good communication skills.

  • Highly pragmatic, using technology to solve problems expediently.

  • Ability to tactfully challenge in discussion without alienating.

Education

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Bachelor Degree - Engineering, Bachelor Degree - Computing and IT Management, Bachelor Degree - Applied Mathematics, Bachelor Degree - Computer Science

Certifications

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages

Travel Requirements

Up to 40%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship

No

Government Clearance Required

No


About

PwC

Job Source: www.pwc.com

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.

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