Consulting

What will I actually do if I choose a career in consulting?

PwC Ireland’s consulting group helps senior executives and managers in Ireland’s biggest companies refine and enhance their operations and performance.

There are currently over 400 people working for PwC as consultants in the areas of technology consulting and management and strategy consulting.

We work with businesses in sectors such as financial services, pharmaceuticals and technology to help them in activities such as entering new markets, managing organisational change and creating robust technology strategies.

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Which part of consulting should I choose?

Technology consulting

Our technology consultants help our clients keep ahead of digital disruption. Technology consulting consists of cybersecurity and forensics, data and analytics, digital and technology.

When you join technology consulting in PwC, you have the opportunity to work across these different areas. This gives you the chance to develop a broad set of skills to use in the ever-changing business environment.

There are opportunities for graduates from any technology-based degree to join these dynamic teams and to be at the cutting edge of innovation in Ireland.

Cybersecurity and forensics

Our cybersecurity and forensics team helps clients secure their data. The team provides review, design and investigation services to a broad range of industries including financial services, pharmaceutical, utilities and the public sector. We help our clients to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their data and IT systems.

This multi-disciplinary team brings together experts in cybersecurity, ethical hacking, identity and access management, data privacy, IT risk, IT compliance, forensics and e-discovery.

Data and analytics

The explosion of digital technologies and the insights it offers has provided businesses with more data than they know what to do with. The challenge is knowing how to collate and interpret that data to obtain meaningful information that provides competitive advantage.

The data and analytics team help our clients maximise the value of their data. They do this by integrating our business intelligence and analytics expertise across industries, geographies, and functional competencies.

Digital

The digital team offer integrated, end-to-end digital solutions to our clients. They offer services from strategy and innovation all the way through to execution, helping to address and solve client problems in an innovative way.

The digital team help clients imagine and create new products and services on a project-by-project basis. By creating a roadmap of digital initiatives using ideation, creation and design workshops, the digital team are at the cutting edge of technology.

They are looking for creative, inquisitive minds to innovate, achieve high levels of productivity and design solutions to the most pressing business challenges.

Technology

Technology is an important enabler of business transformation. The technology team assist our clients in maximising the value from their technology investments. They combine skills and expertise in information technology, strategy and architecture, IT organisation and governance, enterprise applications, information management, project and programme management and systems integration to deliver sustainable benefits.

Strategy and management consulting

Strategy and management consulting in PwC involves working with industry leaders to solve their most challenging problems. You will work on complex and varied projects and get to bring fresh insights and solutions to the problems our clients face.

When you join technology consulting in PwC, you have the opportunity to work across these different areas. This gives you the chance to develop a broad set of skills to use in the ever-changing business environment.

There are opportunities for graduates from any technology-based degree to join these dynamic teams and to be at the cutting edge of innovation in Ireland.

Financial services and regulation

Financial services is a strong team of internationally recognised individuals. They have with the skills and experience needed to advise clients in a complex industry which has ever-changing regulatory and technical requirements.

The team provides services include regulatory engagement, operating model design and risk assessment, management and review.

They are market leaders in Ireland in the provision of advisory services to clients, thanks to their continuous focus on helping financial institutions respond to change.

Financial effectiveness

Senior finance professionals worldwide face a myriad of challenges. These include reducing complexity, understanding key value drivers and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their finance functions.

The financial effectiveness team work with clients across a broad range of sectors. They help to provide innovative viewpoints, independent advice, project management skills and support, anddevelop solutions which help our clients to address their challenges.

People and organisation

People and organisation help clients manage organisational change, improve and measure people performance and operate efficient HR functions. They specialise in organisation design, performance management, change management (including stakeholder and communications management), talent management, human capital management and HR function transformation. They also work as part of the wider transformation programme that encompasses teams from across consulting.

Project and programme management (PPM)

The PPM team are passionate about helping clients optimise, execute and realise their strategies. They do this by delivering high-quality portfolios and programmes to help clients achieve sustainable change.

The PPM group helps clients to:

  • Establish and run effective portfolios of change
  • Drive and deliver complex transformation programmes
  • Underpin their portfolios and programmes with expert project management offices

Operational effectiveness

  • The operational effectiveness team understand the operational challenges businesses face. Organisations know they need to lower costs, align business models, reduce waste or optimise supply chains, while delivering sustainable results and retaining flexibility.
  • The operations team have the expertise to help our clients find practical solutions to these challenges. They provide services including process improvement, operations transformation, benchmarking, supply chain and procurement management.
  • We work with domestic and multinational organisations, using proven methodologies to help them transform their operations and processes.

Strategy

The strategy team helps clients identify and plan future directions for their business.

Our services include:

  • Corporate strategy
  • Commercial due diligence
  • Market entry strategy
  • Sectoral reviews
  • Economic impact studies
  • Voice of the customer analyses

The strategy team is multi-disciplinary, featuring accountants, economists, engineers and scientists. We work across a broad range of sectors, but have particular expertise in tourism and leisure, healthcare, retail and consumer, agri-business, broadcasting, financial services and education.

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