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PwC Leadership, Talent, and Organization in Deals - Senior Manager in Dallas, Texas

Specialty/Competency: People in Deals

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

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.

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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 a Senior Manager, 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

PwC’s LTO team works with private equity firms and acquisitive corporations to unlock financial and human-centered value. Operating at the intersection of business strategy, organizational effectiveness, and critical talent, LTO uses a rigorous approach to diagnose a client’s leadership team, org capabilities, workforce, and culture. LTO provides valuable insights on achieving a client’s value creation plan from a people and talent lens, while also incorporating a social impact angle in deals.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Understanding the business dynamics and strategy of a deal (merger and acquisition), and identifying the core bets, potential risks, necessary capabilities, and execution requirements in order to grow businesses;

  • Analyzing and developing recommendations to strengthen leadership, organizational capability, human capital management strategies, and culture in order to enable strategy execution;

  • Demonstrating empathy, curiosity, and attunement to formal and informal cues in data, communications, and interpersonal interactions;

  • Demonstrating familiarity with private equity investing and evaluating early and mid-stage investment opportunities;

  • Quickly assimilating data, reports, and verbal and non-verbal cues to form viewpoints that are continually iterated based on additional information;

  • Moving fluidly between macro and micro considerations in problem solving, and toggling continuously between current state and potential future states to assess fit with anticipated strategy;

  • Communicating complex material effectively in written and oral formats to all levels of audiences;

  • Interacting with and presenting findings to investment professionals and target/portfolio company executives;

  • Cultivating trusted, long-term advisory relationships with investment professionals and operating executive clients, and with portfolio company CEOs, CHROs, and other executives; and,

  • Specializing in and having experience relevant to Private Equity portfolio companies (typically middle market or growth stage, not large corporate context).

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Business Studies, Organizational Management, Economics, Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing, Operations Management/Research, Journalism, Organizational Behavior Studies, Industrial Psychology, Psychology

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Cultivating, enhancing, and driving new as well as existing client relationships, enabling identification of business development opportunities;

  • Leading compelling client meetings, whether virtual or live, ensuring the client’s voice is heard and understood; and,

  • Leading, coaching, and motivating team members, promoting a collaborative work environment by providing strategic and balanced oversight, proactively sharing insights and feedback, knowledge and experience.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager.

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