Future Opportunities Strategy & Operations: Mergers and Acquisitions – Consultant/ Senior Consultant

Woodmead

Company Description
Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters. Click here to read more about Deloitte.

About the Division
Innovation, transformation and leadership occur in many ways. At Deloitte, our ability to help solve clients’ most complex issues is distinct. We deliver strategy and implementation, from a business and technology view, to help lead in the markets where our clients compete.

Our global network of Strategy & Operations professionals draws on the strength of Deloitte’s full suite of professional services and industry experience to focus solutions on the real issues affecting businesses today.

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Job Description
This position supports the Engagement Manager in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project.

Key Performance Area’s

Defines the Market  – Ability to analyze the external environment and appreciate its importance in the formulation of an organization’s strategy
Shapes the Strategy – Ability to help shape a client’s strategy by providing insights to help them create an advantaged position in the market
Develops Sector and Offering Knowledge – Ability to build sector and market offering knowledge and apply it to influence a client’s strategic direction
Strategic Impact – Supports the Senior Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables
Budgets / Profitability – Maintains quality and timeous delivery as per SLA
Solutioning – Ability to operate in an ambiguous environment and work independently
M&A Specialized / Technical Capabilities

M&A Lifecycle Acumen – Ability to build expertise in several phases of the M&A lifecycle to enhance client recommendations
M&A Functional Focus – Ability to build experience in one or more functional work streams and understanding of dependencies with other functional work streams
Financial Modelling – Ability to build robust financial models, connects data with insights and uses insights to guide decision-making
Leadership Capabilities

Living our Purpose – Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life
Influence – Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
Performance drive – Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results
Strategic direction – Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities
Talent development – Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador
Cross Consulting / Core Professional Capabilities

Delivery Excellence – Ability to produce a high quality work product and collaborate with others to deliver a superior client experience
Knows the Business and Sector – Ability to understand how business functions operate and how sector trends impact a client’s business
Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving – Ability to select appropriate methods for collecting and analysing data, and develop informed recommendations that shape or support the client’s business strategy
Financial Acumen – Ability to incorporate financial information when evaluating strategic options
Client Presence – Ability to deliver key messages with clarity, confidence and poise to instil confidence in clients
Logical Structuring – Ability to organize insights and define a logical flow to tell a story when presenting recommendations
Global Mind-set  – Ability to apply a global and diverse perspective to problem solving
Technology Fluency – Ability to apply technical knowledge to address client business challenges
Qualifications
Degree/Post Graduate Qualification in Finance/Economics/Engineering/Accounting etc.
CA(SA)
MBA
Preferred

4 years working experience, 3 years in a client-facing role
Additional Information
*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.