1+ months

Valuations, Health and Pharma - Senior Manager

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Senior Manager
Transaction Services
Pharma and Life Sciences
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Full time
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Job description

In Deals we solve the important problems that stand in the way of value being created, sustained, realised or protected for our clients - working together to aid responsible recovery and growth.

We put together major mergers and acquisitions and resolve business crises - from international take-over bids to financial crime investigations and cases of insolvency. Our teams work on iconic deals with national and global clients as well as operating and investing in businesses, new ventures and entrepreneurs in our local market and communities. It’s both a responsibility and a privilege to guide our clients through moments that matter deeply to them. Our breadth of clients in an ever-changing market means we need to be agile - responding when we need to, in a way that really makes a difference.

We draw upon our deals experience across many industries to support and partner with our clients, to positively impact society and the communities in which we operate. The insight we create, coupled with the innovative tools and methodologies we use to access and evaluate the data that matters, contributes to the success of our clients in all Deals situations. We encourage our clients to think more broadly - connecting their actions today with their successes tomorrow. We help our clients throughout the Deals lifecycle to create lasting value for their businesses.

Each of our key areas within Deals, delivers services to the market individually or together by combining our specialists to provide comprehensive client solutions.

About the team

The Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Valuations team is a fast growing, dynamic, sector team within the PwC Deals offering. Our clients include large multinational corporates, innovative early-stage startups, entrepreneurs, investors including private equity, venture capital and government. The team sits within the wider Valuations business (of around 170 people).

Clients come to us to obtain advice on valuation for many reasons, including to support them in:

  • Analysing transaction values
  • Assessing strategic options
  • Obtaining expert advice in disputes 
  • Negotiating valuations with the tax authorities
  • Meeting financial reporting obligations and
  • Satisfying other regulatory or tax requirements

As valuers we need to fully understand our clients’ commercial realities and those of the industries in which they operate. We pride ourselves on being the largest dedicated valuations practice in the UK, and the one with the deepest focus on industry specialisms. Our objective is to provide our clients with commercial, pragmatic valuation analysis that draws on industry insight and is grounded in technical excellence.

About the role

Do you have deep Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Life sciences industry experience and a passion for the sector? Do you want to take a lead role in a fast growing Healthcare and Pharmaceutical valuation business? This is a great opportunity to work with a large and diverse client base and a dynamic team. Our Transaction Services team has a fantastic role for a confident and proactive Senior Manager focussed on the healthcare, pharmaceutical & life sciences sector within our London Valuation Practice.


  • Lead and coach teams to deliver a wide range of valuations for healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. Our clients span the full spectrum of industry participants, including healthcare services, pharmaceutical companies both large and small, medical technology players, biotechnology companies, and industry investors
  • Play a key role in driving the growth and development of the business, working closely with directors and partners to win work. Nurturing and building the team’s and your own client relationships
  • Play a leading part in the delivery of large valuation assignments, including client management, presentation of findings, providing sector insights and technical expertise
  • Build and develop a network of contacts internally and externally and leverage relationships to generate business
  • Present sector and technical insight both internally and externally to grow the profile of the team

Skills and Experience

Essential Skills: 

  • Strong healthcare, pharmaceutical and/or life sciences market knowledge and experience
  • Technical valuation skills and experience, including valuing businesses, shares and assets
  • Ideally educated to degree level with ACA (or equivalent) or CFA qualified/part qualified

Personal attributes

  • Passionate about the industry and client service 
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a desire to succeed 
  • Strong communicator both oral and written 
  • Consultative and collaborative mind-set with the ability to work effectively in teams, on occasion to tight deadlines 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively with people at all levels in a confident manner 
  • Proven ability to sell services and develop new business with clients
  • Commercial awareness

Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.

Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

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.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html

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. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.



Posted: 2021-08-17 Expires: 2021-12-16

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