Strategy Consulting – Aerospace & Defence – Director

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PwC

Director, Strategy Consulting – Aerospace & Defence

Who we’re looking for

• Experienced strategy consulting Director with extensive industry experience and knowledge within Aerospace & Defence
• Deep focus on one or more of Growth Strategy, Operating Transformation, Capabilities Development, Strategic Cost Reduction and Digital Disruption.
• Excellent client handling skills with experience of leading external client projects and/ or large scale strategy and operations change programmes.

About the role

As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to.
Client Delivery : building productive and lasting client relationships at all levels by identifying and discussing key issues with our clients, in order to identify potential opportunities. Managing and delivering large projects, by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team.
Business Development: proactively leading the practice by setting strategy, driving the development of new business in the market and providing technical advice across disciplines including business strategy, market growth strategy, route to market strategy and operational improvement.
Thought Leadership: Thought leader within one of the industry sectors mentioned above, specialising in strategy and operations processes / practices, viewed by clients as an expert who they turn to for help and advice on their most difficult issues.
Practice Development: Developing propositions drawn across Strategy& and PwC capabilities.
Proactively leading the practice by setting strategy, driving the development of new business in the market, and providing industry and technical advice across disciplines. You will also be involved with recruitment, onboarding, and ongoing mentoring / coaching of our people.
The ideal candidate would be interested in either progressing their career to the next level with an aim of becoming a candidate for partnership or a subject matter expert happy to remain in the industrial products & services strategy space.

Essential skills & experience

• Extensive Aerospace & Defence sector experience in Strategy Consulting, Business/Corporate Strategy or Operations teams.
• Deep focus on one or more of Growth Strategy, Operating Transformation, Capabilities Development, Strategic Cost Reduction and Digital Disruption.
• Clear record of achievement and progression in a leading consulting firm and potentially also within industry.
• Excellent client handling skills with experience of leading external client projects and/or large scale strategy and operations change programmes.
• Intellectually curious, with the ability to demonstrate strong problem solving skills.
• Significant international experience including Europe, North America, Middle East.
• Strong change and people leadership skills, a track record of successful change execution and an exemplary track record in providing client satisfaction.
• A strong team player with empathy, humility and dedication to joint success and shared development.
• Strong oral and written communication skills with ability and flexibility to operate successfully with employees or colleagues at all levels.
• A highly motivated, self-starter.
• Educated to post-graduate level in Economics, Mathematics, Business, Science or Engineering.

Consulting
In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.
Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html

Diversity
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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