Deals, Deals Strategy & Operation – Transport and Logistics – Manager – Dubai

Job title: Deals, Deals Strategy & Operation – Transport and Logistics – Manager – Dubai

Company: PwC

Job description: Line of Service Advisory

Industry/Sector Not Applicable

Specialism Deals

Management Level Manager

Job Description & Summary A career in our Deals Strategy practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets. In short, we help some of the world’s leading companies originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.

Our team helps companies navigate the accounting and financial reporting challenges of business combinations. As part of the team, you’ll develop roadmaps of the driving economic objectives, determine the appropriate professionals needed, and consider financial reporting implications for deals.

Deals Strategy & Operations Overview

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.


As a Manager within the DSO team, your responsibilities will include:

Overseeing the successful delivery of projects, which may include multiple projects at a time, while leading a team of 3-4 consultants

Framing and understanding key client issues, client processes and mandate, defining realistic expectations for the client, team, and PwC

Managing the client relationship on a day-to-day basis and other stakeholders

Structuring and ensuring the development of written reports encompassing the relevant analysis, findings and recommendations

Managing client expectations and ensuring that the scope of work, as agreed upon within the contract, is completed to PwC’s standards of excellence

Managing project budget, reporting on project costs, and managing payment collection

Support in driving the business development agenda in a focused industry, including leading pitches and proposal work

Contributing to the wider business unit through knowledge sharing, recruitment, mentoring, training and other activities


Years of Experience: Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in a strategy consulting firm, private equity, investment fund, or other environments where similar skills have been developed

Previous consulting experience in transport and logistics (aviation, maritime, logistic, etc.) is a plus

Previous experience of leading teams and delivering projects through to completion

Proven experience of coaching junior team members

Evidence of contributing to a wider team and leading on business development opportunities

The ability to build collaborative working relationships at all levels, establishing credibility both, internally with senior management, and externally with our clients

Strong time management and organizing skills; having the ability to prioritise workload across team members while being resilient and able to cope well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Technical skills including but not limited to: financial modelling, report structuring and delivery

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills

Language Skills: Fluent in English. Multilingual/Arabic is a plus.

The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East where the project dictates


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier university with high scores (top 10% in class and/or above 3.7/4 CGPA)

MBA from top business school is preferred, though not essential

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Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? Yes

Government Clearance Required? No

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Wed, 05 Apr 2023 01:48:01 GMT

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