HR M&A Senior Manager/ Manager - Part time 4 days per week, Flexible Contracts

London (Greater)
28 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Contract Type


We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

This role is open specifically for people who are looking to work on a flexible contract.

We know everyone’s lives are different and that traditional working patterns may not be quite right for you. Whether you’ve taken a career break, had time out to support family or are looking to balance your career with another passion of yours, we can offer you a flexible contract to work the pattern that suits you.

  • 4 days per week part time

Once you’ve joined the firm you will have access to training, giving you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems. You’ll also benefit from additional support designed to help you integrate into the firm and connect and build relationships with other flexible workers across our network.


If you’re interested in operating in a fast-moving, dynamic and exciting Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) environment, while delivering high-impact People solutions for Global clients, then People in Deals is for you.

Our PwC People in Deals team supports clients by deploying HR expertise in an M&A environment. We deliver end-to-end HR services, across the entire deals lifecycle, delivering value through Mergers, Acquisitions & Integrations, Separations, Restructuring programmes and an array of other transactions and transformation initiatives.

In an ever changing and uncertain world, the market is poised for a deals-led-recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, with an increasing pool of private capital in play and business valuations marching higher. Our team’s wide-ranging, adaptable and multidisciplinary offering, paired with an accelerating deals market, means there is no better time to join the team - and make a very real impact.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for ambitious, talented and driven individuals with a desire to lead or support the delivery of HR and People initiatives in an exciting Deals environment.

Key Experience

  • Experience as a HR professional or in a HR capacity is essential
  • Experience of leading change, business transformation, restructuring and TUPE programmes is highly desirable
  • Experience as a Consultant and/or in an M&A/Change environment is a plus

Key Skills

  • You work comfortably under pressure in a fast-paced deal/project environment
  • You are a proven self-starter who is able to use your initiative to develop solutions
  • You have strong stakeholder management skills and exceptional communication skills
  • You are able to manage your own time and balance multiple priorities
  • You work effectively in cross-functional teams and are able to apply your expertise to a variety of business challenges
  • You have a desire to develop as a professional, and have a proven track record of growth, adaptability and a willingness to improve
  • You are or aspire to be an effective, adaptable and balanced leader

Working with us

The deals you would advise on could vary from small domestic to global multi-billion pound transactions, and your work would cover some of the most interesting and challenging projects within PwC. Our clients cover all industries, including Pharma, Retail & Consumer, Industrial Products, Energy, Financial Services, Media & Technology as well as Private Equity (PE).

You would lead, deliver or support a value-focused People strategy for our clients across the whole deal cycle, from due diligence to integration, separation planning to execution, as well as post deal business and cultural transformation. Key focus areas you could be involved in include workforce planning and transition, organisational design, engagement and culture, retention, compensation & benefits, HR service delivery, employee relations, and HR systems and processes - all in a deals context.

We regularly partner with teams across PwC, both locally as well as Globally, and we work as one team in a supportive and collaborative setting, recognising outstanding contribution and talent.

If working in the People in Deals team sounds like a good fit for you, then we would love to hear from you.

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.


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.

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