Dec 15, 2019
A career in our New Technologies practice, within Application and Emerging Technology services, will provide you with a unique opportunity to help our clients identify and prioritise emerging technologies that can help solve their business problems. We help clients design approaches to integrate new technologies, skills, and processes so they can drive business results and innovation.
Our team helps organisations to embrace emerging technologies to remain competitive and improve their business by solving complex questions. Our team focuses on identifying and prioritising emerging technologies, breaking into new markets, and preparing clients to get the most out of their emerging technology investments. 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 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. The Digital Products team solves clients' biggest challenges so they can meet businessgoals faster. Grounded by knowledge and experience, our team delivers real, measurable value in a way that's cheaper, faster, and better. We don't build products first then figure out how people can use them, we start with real business problems and build solutions that save both time and money. Job Requirements and Preferences : Basic Qualifications : Minimum Degree Required : Bachelor Degree Minimum Years of Experience : 5 year(s) Preferred Qualifications : 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, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Business Studies Preferred Knowledge/Skills : Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader including: Developing and executing licensing policies, procedures, administration, independence compliance, contractual obligations and license tracking from contract to cash; Leading efforts to drive application, contract and use case approval necessary to implement application licensing strategy, including coordination with OGC, Risk Management, Independence, tax, transfer pricing, NIS and other key stakeholders to achieve the business objectives; Assisting with the development of business requirements for user management functionality, product transaction platform enhancements for license tracking and other compliance related system integration; Developing strategies to monitor license terms, EULA and content contractual requirements and standardize negotiation/approval of the related contracts; Negotiating technology contracts for a variety of IT products and services; Negotiating both on premise and cloud software agreements and in depth knowledge of cloud licensing models and risks; Negotiating IT Services for software support and the development of industry leading commercial models, experience of negotiating and drafting statements of work; Negotiating contracts under New York or English laws; Understanding contract risks associated with data privacy and GDPR; Developing, implementing, and executing procurement strategies; Writing complex Requests for Proposal (RFP), Requests for Quotation (RFQ), Requests for Information (RFI) in related commodity areas, in collaboration with the Procurement Legal team & incorporates Procurement template content, customer requirements, and inputs from other Finance support teams; Negotiating with customers in setting realistic, quality-driven expectations of Procurement sourcing deliverables/results; Conducting or supervising facilitation of sourcing projects of varying complexity (e.g., RFP/Q/Is) in accordance with firm guidelines; Serving as a customer group(s) main point of contact for sourcing initiatives; Providing seamless Procurement support to customer group(s) by proactively engaging the appropriate Contract Management and Maintenance leader or designee to address concerns or new bid opportunities; Confirming that savings are coupled with high quality service delivery and enhanced customer access; Utilizing own specific commodity knowledge and that of staff to locate and introduce the sources of supply and services; Understanding and utilizing industry leading practice methods and measures to enable the optimum balance of cost and quality for all endeavors; Keeping up-to-date on current and emerging trends; Supervising others or serving in a sourcing project lead role to enable Procurement staff and/or others in the firm to contribute to the achievement of this job objective; Supporting supplier diversity, Procure to Pay (P2P), e-business and other organizational/firm objectives; Collaborating with the US Strategy & Sourcing Director and global category specialists in the implementation and execution of the Sub-Category Strategies for specified spend area; and, Coaching and training staff in a wide variety of areas including teaming, interpersonal skills, relationship building, and business knowledge. 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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