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OFRO - Deals Transaction Services Contracting Director

New York, NY 10017

A career within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets. In short, we help some of the worlds leading companies originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, 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:

  • Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
  • Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
  • Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
  • Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
  • Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

In this role you will see potential mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures and capital markets. We help some of the worlds leading companies originate, create, execute, and realize value from deals.You will also work in the One Firm Risk Organization (OFRO) with a focus on Deals that will provide opportunities to collaborate and connect with the broader OFRO team on contracting risk management consultations. The role also includes minimal to no travel.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:

Minimum Years of Experience:
8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Juris Doctorate

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Business trends and practices as they relate to private equity, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and applicable laws and professional standards; and,
  • Awareness of pertinent business and deals related commercial and risk issues to establish a consistent approach to contract documentation/transactions.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Working in a multinational law firm, legal, business development, risk or procurement department advising on complex agreements in a consulting or corporate transaction environment, related to mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance/investment banking, and other consulting and commercial transactions;
  • Identifying and analyzing complex business and related contracting and risk issues and providing appropriate advice regarding applicable contractual terms, consistent with industry practice and risk management policies, guidance and procedures on a time-sensitive basis;
  • Reviewing and finalizing a variety of deals related client engagement contracts including engagement letters, master agreements/SOWs, non-disclosure agreements, clean team agreements, joinders, access/release letters;
  • Dealing with technology transaction related issues relating to cutting edge technology products and services preferred;
  • Solving problems creatively, collaborating and working well with business people in a fast-paced and demanding environment;
  • Applying excellent organizational skills and being detailed oriented;
  • Working independently and as part of a team working with internal and external clients and escalate as necessary; and,
  • Building consensus even for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by commercial, professional and risk/legal requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Posted: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-02-06

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