Pre-Deal Senior Manager, P&O FS

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We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

Hear from Ed Stacey, Tax People Leader about what a career in Tax could mean for you - from development, to our culture, to what we value in our people when building our team.


A career in our People in Deals practice, within People and Organisation Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You’ll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations.Our team helps our clients with all human capital aspects of buying, selling or listing businesses both domestically and internationally. You’ll be assisting the team focus on Human Resources due diligence, pre- and post-close planning, and post deal implementation and integration.

If you’re interested in operating in a fast-moving, dynamic and exciting M&A environment while delivering high-impact pension and HR solutions for global clients, then People in Deals is for you. In the People in Deals team at PwC, we support our clients by deploying HR and Pensions expertise in an M&A environment. We deliver end-to-end HR and pensions services to help our clients achieve success across the entire deal lifecycle, delivering value through Mergers, Acquisitions & Integrations, Separations, Restructuring programmes and an array of other transactions and transformation initiatives.

As a Senior Manager in the pre-deal team, you’ll help our clients with diligence on pensions, HR and equity related elements as well as pensions / HR support after the deal has signed. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Proactively assist in the management of our internal and external networks, while reporting to Directors/ Senior Managers and above
● Be involved in the financial management of work
● Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities to expand our propositions
● Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
● Train, coach, and supervise staff
● Develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
● Assist clients in valuing pensions and people issues as part of business valuation, and support clients in negotiations with other parties
● Become an expert on global pensions and HR issues

We are looking for ambitious, talented and driven individuals with a desire to lead or support the delivery of HR and pension initiatives in an exciting Deals environment. 

Working with us
The deals you would advise on could vary from small domestic to global multi-billion pounds transactions, and your work would cover some of the most interesting and challenging projects within PwC. Our clients cover all industries, including Pharma, Retail & Consumer, Industrial Products, Energy, Financial
Services, and Media & Technology as well as Private Equity (PE).

In the People in Deals team, people are at the heart of nearly everything we do on a day to day basis, either directly or indirectly. We regularly partner with teams across PwC, both locally as well as globally, and we work as one team in a supportive and collaborative setting, recognising outstanding contribution
and talent.

If working in the People in Deals team sounds like a good fit for you, then we would love to hear from you.

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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 because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.