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Senior Manager Integration and Separation - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

Job Description & Summary

(Senior) Manager M&A Integration and Separation 

Doing deals is challenging. In particular when a deal is the starting point of a fundamental transformation such as an integration or a divestment of part of a business. Clear strategic and financial objectives, achievable timelines and plans, and a view on the impact on internal and external stakeholders are key to a successful implementation. Would you like to advise clients how extract the value from transformational deals? Then we invite you to apply for this challenging job in our European Delivering Deal Value team, located in Amsterdam.

What does your work look like?

The Delivering Deal Value (DDV) team in Amsterdam is part of PwC's Deals Practice and we support corporate and private equity firms to identify, quantify and deliver full deal value, with greater speed, insight and confidence.

Our combination of unrivaled industry experience and deal expertise in both the pre- and post-deal phase means that we know what to look for and how issues can be addressed. Our approach is rooted in practical experience of what works in particular sectors. Our key services are:

  • Operational and IT due diligence – identify key opportunities and investment risks
  • Operational Restructuring & Rapid Value creation - generating value through rapid operational improvement
  • Carve-out and Separation management - maximising return from divestment
  • M&A integration - achieving integration success

Our team focuses on operational value in the transaction, with the aim to achieve successful M&A integrations and extracting maximum value from divestments. We help clients to develop M&A synergy models and cost efficient divestment plans. This is not where we stop. We enable clients to successfully execute transactions through Day 1 and jumpstart the transformation required in the first 100 days. We always design our programs with the future target-operating model in mind.

You will work in our advisory team, have frequent challenging client discussions at the C-level and grow in an environment where coaching and personal development are crucial values. 


As a Senior Manager, you have responsibility for leading and delivering M&A integration and separation projects. This involves helping clients focus on the right things at the right time and managing a team to support operational integration across all business functions to realise deal value. You will make a meaningful, hands-on contribution and engage at a deep level, to help our clients define their integration strategy and operating model to deliver sustainable value.

In this exciting, collaborative culture, your work will include:

1. Bring deep M&A transformation expertise to our engagements through end-to-end support to our clients to maximise and protect the value of their acquisitions along the whole deal lifecycle (from pre-deal to post-deal)

  • Work with clients to set up, run and drive their integration and separation programs, including strategy definition, target operating model design, value creation (inc. synergy) assessment, integration planning (Day 1 / “100-Day”), and integration execution (post-acquisition).
  • Manage day-to-day client interactions working with C-suite executives and their management teams, acting as a coach / trusted advisor and delivering work to high quality standards.
  • Project manage engagements and team including producing / overseeing high quality deliverables.

2. Identify and lead business development opportunities

  • Create proposals and client presentations in collaboration with other PwC’s functional and sector teams, drawing out insights, recommendations and points of view to present to the client.
  • Develop internal relationships with deals colleagues and account teams.
  • Drive M&A integration growth and forge strong business relationships with clients.

3. Build our M&A Integration practice and refining our approach as part of the Value Creation in Deals strategic priority

  • Collaborate with our team to build and share knowledge, continuously and proactively develop our best practices, and bring relevant new ideas.
  • Lead on practice development initiatives and support development of team members.

Who are you?

We are looking for talented professionals with proven affinity in M&A and/or corporate transformations that have a strong personal drive to take the next step in their career. Innovation and excellence are at the heart of PwC; therefore we need talented and ambitious people who inspire and deliver change

Technical competencies and experience:

  • Proven experience in M&A integration and/or performance improvement or business transformation projects in an M&A context
  • Professional services experience, either as a consultant/ advisor or as an internal consultant/ advisor within a corporate
  • Strong track record and knowledge in M&A integration, business transformation including strategy, operational transformation and performance improvement (value creation)
  • Experience leading and coordinating programs and project teams, overseeing integration team activities and presenting updates and insights to c-suite executive teams
  • Understanding of operations across all functions within a business
  • Comfort around high level financial analysis and understanding of the key operational drivers

Soft skills:

  • Hands-on and non-hierarchical team player who is equally effective in managing up and down and relates well at all levels and cultures
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, confident and impactful presenter
  • Strong facilitation skills, forging consensus around credible, executable solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the gravitas and experience to successfully engage and manage a multiple stakeholder environment, and lead by example
  • Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving
  • High energy and capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment

What do we offer?

Working at PwC means working with diverse clients and inspiring colleagues. We will devote much attention to your personal and technical development. New employees soon get to join our professionals at clients and are immediately involved on a strategic level.

  • Project based work with flexible working conditions
  • Multicultural team with strong growth ambition
  • Personal Development and Leadership programs
  • International opportunities within our deals network
  • Excellent primary and secondary employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones
  • Monthly internet allowance
  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone
  • 32 holiday days per year
  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues

Apply now!

Are you interested, do you recognize yourself in our purpose and values and do you fit in with the profile? Then upload the following documents via the button below:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

We will be in touch within two weeks to report on your application's progress. Do you have any questions in the meantime? Then contact Taoufik El Hassani, our recruiter via


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Please send your application for Senior Manager Integration and Separation at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted
29 juli 2023
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