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Deals Strategy – Value Creation Practice, Director

Montreal, QC
Full Time
5 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Deal Strategy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Whatever their specific business priorities, unlocking new ways to create durable, long term value is critical for our clients. A career with Value Creation will provide you with the opportunity to help clients release that value by developing a deep understanding of how their businesses work and interact with the world around them, especially during mergers and acquisitions (M&A) processes. You will combine your core set of well honed business skills with the creative thinking to identify and unlock untapped opportunities.

Whether our clients are seeking to reinvent their business model, break into new markets, deploy new technologies, maximise the potential of their people or optimize costs, you will develop your industry knowledge and expertise in order to provide perspective and capabilities to explore every angle for creating value. Value that makes the difference.

PwC Deals Strategy - Value Creation Practice

We help our clients determine the right strategic priorities to grow profitably and maximize shareholder value, while offering support and practical solutions to achieve these objectives. We combine strategic insight, rigorous analysis and in-depth industry expertise with access to PwC's global network of industry and functional specialists, local knowledge and resources.

What you'll create and do 

As a Director, you will be leading cross-disciplinary teams of problem solvers, helping to tackle the most complex business issues our clients face during the pre-deal, deal execution and post-deal phases of of M&A activities.  

Sitting within the Deals practice, we advise clients on strategic issues in connection with either a deal they are investigating or helping them solve strategic issues facing the organization (e.g., long-term planning, market entry, growth strategy, etc.); our services include:
  • Strategic Planning: Assist clients in setting their business ambitions, generate and evaluate key strategic initiatives to achieve these and deliver against a plan
  • Growth Strategy: Assist clients assess where and how to grow by identifying organic and inorganic growth opportunities, unlocking growth levers and prioritizing growth programs (e.g., geographies, sectors / industries, customer segments, products / services)
  • Market Entry Strategy: Assist clients in assessing the attractiveness of a market by understanding market dynamics, including size (current and future), growth rate, key trends, market segments, profitability and cost structure, customers, distribution channels, key players and disruptors
  • Commercial Due Diligence:  Assist both financial and corporate buyers and sellers in evaluating investments by understanding the dynamics of the deal and the business, including deal hypotheses, industry dynamics, value drivers, synergies and risks

  • Our Clients

    We support clients across a broad range of industries and on a wide range of transaction sizes; our core Deals Strategy Value Creation clients include:
  • Major Canadian public and private corporations;
  • Leading Canadian financial buyers (Private Equity and Pension Funds); and
  • Inbound financial and strategic acquirers.

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard
  • Bilingual French and English communication skills required
  • Extensive experience at the Director level, building an advisory practice and leading business development activities
  • Professional service experience is a must and leading teams through complex engagements
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities  
  • Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations, project profitability and team leadership
  • Ability to anticipate the long term impact of all decisions and take a broad approach to problem solving. 

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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