PwC Labs is focused on standardizing, automating, delivering tools and processes and exploring emerging technologies that drive efficiency and enable our people to reimagine the possible. Process improvement, transformation, effective use of innovative technology and data & analytics, and leveraging alternative delivery solutions are key areas of focus to drive additional value for our firm.
The AI Lab focuses on implementing solutions that impact efficiency and effectiveness of our technology functions. Process improvement, transformation, effective use of technology and data & analytics, and leveraging alternative delivery are key areas to drive value and continue to be recognized as the leading professional services firm. AI Lab is focused on identifying and prioritizing emerging technologies to get the most out of our investments.
To really stand out and make us ?t 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 Manager, 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:
- Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone. - Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty. - Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development. - Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations. - Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations. - Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations. - Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients. - Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties - Focus on building trusted relationships. - Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree
Additional Educational Requirements: In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 year(s)
Degree Preferred: Master Degree
Preferred Fields of Study: Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering & Accounting, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Marketing, Public Relations, Economics, Statistics, Advertising, Data Processing/Analytics/Science
Preferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing the development and utilization of technology, emphasizing the following areas:
Managing projects by defining and achieving project outcomes; meeting project key performance metric targets;
Utilizing/applying into projects knowledge of IT implementation/maintenance, learning initiatives, operations reporting, metrics, marketing and communications;
Exploring new technologies, assembling/managing product teams by working closely with engineering team and stakeholders;
Working in small multidisciplinary teams to help build products that are beneficial to our consultants and clients;
Demonstrating flexibility by working to define requirements while simultaneously designing for those requirements;
Establishing a successful collaboration model with business/functional leadership teams;
Developing/maintaining relationships with key management within significant vendor organizations and leveraging those relationships to solve any relationship issues and to stay current with technology and other developments within those companies;
Presenting at meetings/conferences to create awareness of product strategy and generate excitement for future business opportunities;
Providing valuable stakeholder feedback to address and taking action to meet the firm's strategic goals;
Representing stakeholders and setting product and project vision;
Working with the development team, by creating and managing a product roadmap;
Prioritizing new features/development and establishing execution is completed;
Managing/coaching small multidisciplinary product teams and collaborating with designers, business users, and developers to innovate and drive product development;
Being an influential voice on behalf of the customer constantly thinking about their needs and the reflection of those needs in the products we deliver;
Producing visual prototype and functional prototypes with agile approaches;
Demonstrating effective collaboration with teams spanning multiple geographies;
Collaborating with constituents to generate proposals; helping to manage deployment of offshore based resources to deliver engagements;
Learning new technologies quickly, without formal training;
Communicating ideas to business/technical people;
Utilizing proven written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with aptitude to understand/solve problems;
Managing multiple tasks/assigned projects;
Building relationships and influencing decisions;
Coordinating/integrating resources who are not direct reports;
Working independently with minimal supervision; and,
Leveraging ability with applications/systems that support the following processes: product lifecycle management, ideation management, product planning and requirements gathering, Agile project management, code-development, quality management, test automation, integration and build automation, continuous integration and deployment, issue and problem management, application and infrastructure measurement/monitoring, integration with business systems, information security, and cloud orchestration.
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.