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Manager Operational Restructuring - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
As a Manager Operational Restructuring you support the increasing demand from our clients across a broad range of sectors to transform their operations due to significant pressure to make changes to their business and operating models.

Job Description & Summary

Our Business Restructuring Services (BRS) team advises under-performing Dutch and European companies on restructurings and turnarounds, both financially as operationally – finding the best way forward for the business and its stakeholders. From family-run organisations to major listed multinationals, we help underperforming businesses, and stakeholders with interests in them, understand and solve their problems. That might mean coming up with strategies to turn the company around, restructure its operations, debt/capital structure or guiding it through an insolvency process. 

As a Manager Operational Restructuring you support the increasing demand from our clients across a broad range of sectors to transform their operations due to significant pressure to make changes to their business and operating models. As well as working with a wide range of clients, you will also work with leading practitioners across the Deals, Strategy & and Consulting practice within the Firm.

What does your work look like?

As a Manager in the team, you will be working with clients on a breadth of operational restructuring assignments, including cost reduction, cash management and working capital management, focused on identifying and implementing sustainable performance improvements.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Bringing sector expertise and a demonstrable understanding of the challenges facing our clients to offer insights and value to transformation programmes. 
  • Assimilating complex information to formulate structured, pragmatic and meaningful client recommendations such as optimisation of procurement, back office, rapid cost reduction, operating model redesign, etc.
  • Undertaking market and client analysis to understand the clients’ commercial challenge and translating this into operational implications such as cost reduction, working capital improvements.
  • Performing cashflow sensitivity analysis, financial baselining and forecast reviews.
  • Preparing presentations and/or reports to key stakeholders (e.g. Board, senior management).
  • Managing key stakeholders and inspiring change.
  • Developing, managing and sustaining strong client relationships with clients and within the Firm.
  • Actively managing project economics and overall programme governance.

You will also be expected to actively contribute to the development of our team by:

  • Supporting with marketing and business development initiatives (both internally and externally) to continuously develop our position in the market.
  • Managing a diverse and inclusive team.
  • Coaching and acting as a role model for the junior members of the team.  

Who are you?

We are looking for candidates with the experience of supporting clients throughout the operational transformation lifecycle from strategic opportunity assessment and planning through to supporting the delivery of specific initiatives.

Given the multi-disciplinary nature of the work, you will have experience either in industry or advisory or ideally both and have the following capabilities:

  • Both financial and operational quantitative analytics.
  • Experience of working capital, supply chain optimisation, procurement, debt management.
  • Experience of working on complex operational change.
  • Experience of managing stakeholders.
  •  Ability to manage ambiguity or conflicting priorities.
  • High impact communication in the written and verbal form with extensive experience of development of power point presentations to synthesise analysis and communicate key conclusions.
  • Experience of leading and developing team around you.
  • Ability to leverage technology enabled and digital tools to achieve efficient delivery for our clients.
  • You have excellent Dutch and English language skills.
  • You like to travel occasionally for work (mainly Western Europe).

What do we offer?

In addition to extensive employment conditions geared to your further development, we are happy to go flexible with your working hours and we have an eye for your work-life balance. Furthermore:

  • You get excellent training opportunities (also abroad)
  • You are part of an international consultancy organization
  • You play an important role in leading, high-profile projects
  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones 
  • Monthly internet allowance 
  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone
  • 32 holiday days per year 
  • (virtual) team outings and other social and sports events

Apply Now!

Are you interested, do you recognize yourself in our story and do you match the profile? Then immediately upload your CV and motivation via the apply button. Within two weeks you will hear from us whether we will continue the application procedure with you and, if so, how we will do this.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Manager Operational Restructuring at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV and motivation via our website.

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Job posted
25 april 2022
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Do you have any questions in the meantime? Then contact Taoufik El Hassani, our recruiter.

Taoufik El Hassani
m. +31 (0)6 18 90 43 18

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