Jan 26, 2020
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You'll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.
Our Information Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions. We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved. Simply put, you'll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project. 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 Senior 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: Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all. Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms. Initiate open and honest coaching conversations at all levels. Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail. Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required. Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas. Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area. Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements. Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Job Requirements and Preferences : Basic Qualifications : Minimum Degree Required : High School Diploma Minimum Years of Experience : 6 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT project management and strategy development. Preferred Qualifications : Degree Preferred : Bachelor Degree Preferred Fields of Study : Management Information Systems Certification(s) Preferred : Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Preferred Knowledge/Skills : Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader overseeing the delivery of technology solutions using agile methods and both onshore and offshore providers including: Working collaboratively in a dynamic, ambiguous environment with multiple competing priorities which requires self-motivation, discipline, organization, and a high attention to detail; Collaborating with others to discover creative solutions to complex problems, which may require unique approaches, while maintaining standards and minimizing risk to the firm; Possessing written, oral and listening skills with the ability to understand and act upon leadership guidance in work product and deliverables Ability to influence sponsors and stakeholders; and, Managing multiple complex, concurrent projects and associated deliverables. Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in project management roles including the use of traditional or agile methodologies to deliver technology solutions including the following areas: Project Management tools such as ServiceNow, MS Project, G Suite collaboration tools Financial Management to monitor headcount, project costs, pillar budget to actuals and related variances; Technology solution delivery for large projects/programs through a complete agile development lifecycle (backlog prioritization, sprint planning, tracking burn-down/velocity, etc.); and, Management of vendor resources (onshore and offshore) including obligations established in Service Level Agreements and risk management/escalation. Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a contributor / leader in the following areas: Integrated planning across multiple technology pillars including development of high-level pillar strategy operational plans; Addressing requests from PwC technology senior leadership for operational information across multiple pillars; Developing leadership messaging for communications; Preparing presentations to inform and influence leadership, stakeholders, committees etc.; Managing issues across multiple pillars within the PwC technology organization; Responding in a timely manner to completion of administrative / organizational deliverables; Applying project management and agile knowledge to identify, escalate, and remove team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals; Influencing project team members to identify and address project issues, including leadership and interdependent teams, and to promote self-directed teams by enabling open, transparent and clear communications; Creating and maintaining sprint schedules based on information from the vendor and PwC task information. Incorporates updates and changes to the integrated project plan and prepares reports and presentations for executive levels; Collaboratively managing Technology Leader and CoS expectations on a regular basis; Managing all SOW deliverables and reporting project costs and forecasts on a regularly scheduled basis to project leadership and making recommendations to improve project effectiveness; Managing internal and external project resources considering quality/acceptance of SOW deliverables internally and externally; Applying knowledge of the Firm to the Project Management activities to comply with Firm policies and standards; and, Promoting the use of collaboration tools like Meet, Web-ex, G Suite and team databases. 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.
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