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(Senior) Manager M&A Deals Operations and restructuring

Job in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Degree level


Job function

Business development

Required languages

English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

4 to 7 years

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(Senior) Manager M&A Deals Operations and restructuring

Are you intrigued by operating models and driven to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness? Looking to apply your analytical operational skillset in the M&A environment? We are looking for Supply Chain (controllers), Finance or operational manufacturing specialists (Working Capital, Procurement, Sales) from industry that are ready to boast their career. Be part of our Deals advisory team and gain access to top notch Private Equity (PE) clients and a worldwide network. We offer you a challenging job in a vibrant, diverse and international team in the most successful deals practice in the Netherlands.

What does the job involve?

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 industry experience and deal expertise in both the pre- and post-deal phase enables us to quickly assess operational value opportunities and issues. 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 in the key operations
  • Operations and Restructuring- generating value through rapid operational improvement program
  • Carve-out - maximizing return from divestment
  • M&A integration - achieving integration success

Typical Operational Due Dilligence and Rapid Value Creation projects start early in the deal cycle, delivering concrete operational upsides to the buyer models impacting the deal offer directly. You will work in an experienced advisory team, have frequent challenging client discussions and grow in an environment where coaching and personal development are crucial values.

In your daily work, you will be involved in deals projects with focus on:

  • operational gaps identification with leading businesses and providing recommendations to drive value creation;
  • development of implementation plans and identification of savings leveraging a driver-based approach and industry benchmarking data;
  • drive transformation initiatives with a focus on (short and long term) value realization;
  • operational restructuring efforts in the supply chain from end-to-end;
  • client relationship at executive and operational level throughout the various phases of the project.

As a (senior) manager we expect you to drive (medium sized) projects, motivate and coach the team of juniors to deliver quality output, of course with hands-on support to our Partners and directors.

Who are you?

You are a professional with affinity in (deals) consulting or in the area of operational performance improvement. You are ready for the next step and want to work on the cutting edge of operations and finance within a dynamic deal’s environment.

Your key characteristics:

  • You have at least 4 years relevant experience
  • You have a University degree in business administration, science, engineering or related discipline.
  • You are a teamplayer with experience in consulting and/or operational performance improvement programs, preferably in corporate M&A teams, COO support roles or specialized operation consulting
  • You have understanding of one or more core operational functions (e.g. Finance, Supply Chain, Working Capital, Procurement, Sales)
  • You have the ability to understand, lead and motivate people, deliver high quality advice.
  • You are commercially minded and have excellent social skills.
  • You have good written and spoken English skills, Dutch language skills highly appreciated

Who are we?

We are a multicultural team of around 40 professionals, integrated part of the largest deals practice in the Netherlands. We have a strong growth ambition and therefore provide as strong learning environment investing heavily in upskilling of the team.

What do we offer?

Working at PwC means working with diverse clients and inspiring colleagues and with extensive employee benefits that are drafted with your future growth and flexible work-life balance in mind.

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.


Je zoekt een baan en je zit vol ambitie. Met je frisse blik weet je hoe zakelijke en financiële dienstverlening beter kan. Daarom krijg je bij PwC alle ruimte voor je initiatieven. Kwaliteit voorop, maar dan wel op jóuw manier. Het gaat ons niet alleen om wat je hebt gestudeerd, maar ook om jouw ideeën. We vinden het belangrijk dat...

Finance & banking
Active in 158 countries
5,500 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 31 years

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