Strategy& Deals – Manager CDD & Deal Strategy

Do you see yourself working on strategic issues in a fast-paced, exciting and continuously changing deals environment? Where you help clients develop their M&A strategy. Where you help clients build investment cases and help prospective buyers assess business & growth plans. 

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Do you see yourself working on strategic issues in a fast-paced, exciting and continuously changing deals environment? Where you help clients develop their M&A strategy. Where you help clients build investment cases and help prospective buyers assess business & growth plans. Where you help clients transform the companies they have acquired. Where you work in a growing, diverse and international team setting on important transactions. Then Strategy& Deals is the place for you!

The Strategy& Deals team is part of PwC’s global Deals practice and we support companies, investors and governments in their assessment of key strategic issues. We often collaborate with our Transaction Services, Delivering Deal Value, Business Restructuring, Corporate Finance and other PwC colleagues to bring in the sector expertise, holistic insights and broader deal support to our clients.

Our team is growing quickly, and we are looking for strategy professionals to join us through the next phase of our journey. We are looking for a team player that can integrate quickly within our business and support the growth of our people and our clients. 

We are looking for an Industry generalist, or someone with experience within Industrial Products and Business Services, including Construction, Manufacturing, Logistics, Automotive, Energy and Utilities etc.


You will work with a wide variety of large and mid-tier private equity clients, as well as corporate clients undertaking Merger & Acquisition investment opportunities. Your work will be a mix of transaction-related (commercial due diligence, pre and post-deal value creation) and strategy development (market entry, growth strategy & planning). You will report directly to our senior leadership team and be an integral member of our practise.

You will work on client projects in teams of varying sizes, often with other PwC competences and advisors, as well as International & local projects. As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Typical duties include:

  • Leading a team of consultants and taking responsibility for project delivery
  • Running projects on a day-to-day basis, managing the work streams and supervising delivery
  • Coordinating with key project stakeholders with a strong client-facing role
  • Planning initial hypotheses and analysis; formulating initial hypotheses based on previous experience, knowledge of the sector and understanding of the scope of work
  • Developing conclusions and supporting other senior team members in formulating & presenting insights based on factual and independent research and data analytics
  • Contributing to the wider business through business development, knowledge sharing, coaching and mentoring junior team members and other activities
  • Playing an important role in the further development of the team & the Deals business


We are looking for talented professionals that have a strong personal drive to take the next step in their career. Your key characteristics:

  • You are a professional with direct comparable experience as a Project Manager, at a leading strategy house, Tier-1 or Tier-2. With proven track-record delivering strategy and commercial due diligence assignments for private equity or corporate clients, with the ability to act independently
  • We are also considering a broader professional skillset. You may have built tangential professional experience, 5-8 years in a broader consulting environment, professional or financial services (banking, big-4, management consulting, restructuring etc,) or Corporate experience within Strategy and M&A departments, where Strategic thinking was key and Commercial awareness has been developed
  • You have strong technical skills, quantitative and qualitative reasoning: 
    • Market modelling and competitor analysis (market sizing & forecasting, excel modelling, multi-source data triangulation, market driver assessment, competitive intensity, assessment of differentiation etc.)
    • Customer analysis (develop and analyse customer surveys, customer archetyping, segmentation & analysis, customer journeys, KPCs etc.)
    • Internal analysis (capability assessment, business model review, financial assessment)
    • Business plan development and scenario modelling testing 
  • You have a university degree in business administration, science, engineering or related discipline. An MBA is not required, but is considered an asset
  • You are analytical, commercially minded and you have good communication- and social skills
  • You are a team player and have started to develop your leadership skills in your current role
  • You have a good command of English (both spoken and written). Fluency in another (European) language is considered a plus
  • It is not required, but would be deemed preferable if you have some knowledge and strategic experience within Industrial Products & Business Services etc. with an interest to further develop your sector expertise

Who are we?

We are PwC, established in 1849. Through various mergers, we have now become a worldwide business service provider with activities in the field of Digital Technology, Assurance, Tax and Advisory. We operate in this field within a large range of sectors and clients.

We employ 223,000 people, across 157 countries. PwC Nederland employs a total of over 5,000 people. Our relevance and purpose is ‘building trust in society and solving important problems’. This manifests itself in the way we work and who we are, guided by our values – Act with integrity, Make a difference, Care, Work together and Reimagine the possible. For more background information about us, visit our website.

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
  • Career opportunities to further grow your role in the S&D team and within the broader PwC network
  • 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 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:

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 Vincent Roks, our recruiter via


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