Deals Strategy & Operations Manager-Transportation and Logistics

Dubai - Emaar Square
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Not Applicable


Deal Strategy

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Our Deals Strategy & Operations (DSO) team offers strategic advice to a broad range of stakeholders - regional and international corporates, leading private equity houses, family offices, major banks, funds, government entities, and companies undertaking mergers and acquisitions or investment opportunities. We deliver deep strategic, commercial and operational insights to help clients think through investment/divestment decisions about businesses. We advise our clients on critical operational and transformational challenges, and evaluate business plans and company strategies against market performance and competitor strength, to deliver a rigorous appraisal of a business’ commercial and operational outlook. Our main focus is to deliver top strategy-led solutions to our clients.

Role Responsibilities

As a Deals Strategy & Operations Manager dedicated to the Transportation & Logistics sector, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Solving clients' problems by structuring analysis, applying analytical frameworks, and conceptualizing strategy development

  • Providing strategic and operational advice for our clients, with focus on pre-deal work

  • Supporting clients (private and public sector) in their localization efforts through value chain analysis, identification of investment opportunities and conduction of feasibility studies 

  • Developing market assessment, commercial due diligence, business plan and corporate strategy for clients in the Industrials sector

  • Overseeing the successful delivery of projects, which may include multiple projects at a time, while leading a team of 3-4 consultants 

  • Managing the client relationship on a day-to-day basis and other stakeholders

  • Managing project budget, reporting on project costs, and managing  payment collection


  • Relevant experience within the M&A space, preferably from a professional services background

  • Exposure to Transportation & Logistics sector

  • Successful when leading teams and delivering projects through to completion

  • Familiar with the overall M&A process

  • Proven experience of coaching junior team members

  • Keen to build collaborative working relationships at all levels, establishing credibility both, internally with senior management, and externally with our clients

  • Strong time management and organizing skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet tight deadlines

  • Confident communicator and can deliver messages with impact to a wide variety of audiences

  • Participated in conducting business plans

  • Completed market research for large size organizations

  • Keen to leverage technology enabled and digital tools to achieve efficient delivery for our clients

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to understand key business drivers

  • Your flexibility to travel 40%-60% of the time. This means we may require you to work away from your base office location on a regular basis and frequent overnight stays may be required. Where possible, we will take your preferences into account and strike a balance between meeting your career development/personal needs and those of the business and our clients. 

Why you’ll love PwC
We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at

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With connectivity being a key enabler of our strategy, our objective is to become the most connected firm - connected to our clients, our communities and to each other.  PwC follows an Activity Based Work model, where our PwC professionals engage in a diverse range of meaningful activities from our offices, from client sites, or our homes.

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Travel Requirements

Up to 40%

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Government Clearance Required?


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Firm: PwC

Location: Dubai - Emaar Square


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