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Sustainable Finance Regulation Implementation | Manager Consulting

Line of Service

FS X-Sector


Management Level

Job Description & Summary
Our Financial Services (‘FS’) Consulting team is a team of 100 professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experience across the insurance, banking and asset & wealth management (AWM) sectors. Our team has a range of skills, spanning strategic, operational and specialist regulatory experience to solve complex problems for our clients, many of whom are global financial institutions. This team is part of the wider Consulting team of 450 people, who work in PwC Ireland’s Advisory Line of Service.

As part of the FS Consulting team you will have the opportunity to work with like-minded, hard-working individuals as well as collaborating with colleagues from the wider Consulting team and global PwC network. Our multi-disciplinary teams are structured to best meet our clients’ requirements, with appropriate skills, expertise and levels ranging from in-depth technical knowledge through to hands-on practical experience.

Successful candidates will demonstrate an inner drive to deliver the best outcomes for our clients, will collaborate effectively within our team and use their experience and skills to provide best-in-class services to our clients. The scale of potential growth within the FS sector in Ireland, driven by macroeconomic events, presents a significant opportunity for trusted advisers that partner with their clients to proactively respond to the challenges ahead; we are looking for candidates that can help our FS team to be the trusted advisor of choice amongst clients.

Role Description
We are looking for a Manager to join our Financial Services (FS) Advisory team. The role will be based in PwC’s offices in Spencer Dock, Dublin 1, however, due to the nature of client service, travel (including international) may be required.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty
  • Mentor others and encourage them to take ownership of their development
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships
  • Uphold the firm's values

Our Commitment to You
As a Manager, you will focus primarily on enhancing your skills as a professional management consultant. This will occur through delivery of client engagements and contributing to the capability of the firm
  • We help you build a tailor-made career to suit you as an individual, with targeted on- and off-the-job coaching and training to help you grow on a personal and professional level
  • We count on you to contribute to building and developing an extraordinary consulting team dedicated to the success of both national and multinational organisations
  • We enable you to develop an international professional network, tap into our a global network of 223,000 specialists, and more than 2,500 colleagues in Ireland
  • We support you in your personal growth through attractive career opportunities, stretch assignments, as well as through interdisciplinary collaboration within our company
  • You'll work with the best teams to make valuable contributions for our clients on challenging national and international projects

Essential skills required
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience relating to sustainability/ESG consulting, environmental consulting, Sustainable Finance and Financial Services is required
  • An understanding of the business environment and an interest in the key issues currently affecting the financial services sector
  • Analytical attitude
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Client focused and commercially astute
  • Team management
  • Excellent understanding of leading business practice
  • Project / programme management experience
  • Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and with an innovative approach to their work
  • Can effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and report writing skills

Essential experience required
  • Bachelors’ degree in finance, economics or related area required
  • Demonstrated interest in sustainability in general (i.e experience in Green & Social Bonds, sustainable finance or analysis of corporate sustainability strategy, responsible investing, environmental and climate finance)
  • Leading projects to deliver results for clients within agreed deadlines and budgets
  • Experience in managing teams of resources on multiple assignments running simultaneously
  • Continually managing client and internal stakeholder expectations
  • Overseeing and delivering formal and informal reports and presentations
  • Leading, preparing and presenting compelling proposals for new client work
  • Coaching and mentoring team members to achieve project and career objectives
  • Recruiting dedicated professionals to grow the team
  • Developing practical thought leadership articles and publications

Other experience – desirable 
  • A relevant primary or advanced degree e.g. finance, business, law, engineering, MBA or equivalent
  • Formal project management qualifications e.g. Prince2
  • Post-graduate qualification in Environmental Technology, Environmental Sciences and/or Sustainable Finance preferred. Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Mathematics and/or CFA also desirable
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Location: Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland
Company: PwC Ireland

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