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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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:
Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid 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.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience:
6 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT project management and strategy development.
Preferred Fields of Study:
Management Information Systems
Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Utilizing Agile experience preferred and the ability to maintain calm under pressure is key;
Demonstrating intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success leading large scale, global technology programmes of inter-related projects from inception to completion;
Possessing expertise in learning & development technologies and business processes is a plus, but not essential;
Understanding and management experience with custom off the shelf (COTS) and SaaS applications;
Exhibiting expertise in project management methodologies, tools and techniques; including but not limited to team, stakeholder and vendor management;
Exhibiting communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate, influence & negotiate, verbally and in written formats;
Managing time, workloads, and priorities in a proactive manner;
Facilitating and encouraging creativity and forward-thinking suggestions;
Providing relevant, accurate and up-to-date information to leadership;
Driving alignment to established technology standards, practices and processes;
Applying financial acumen to the development, management and control of technology project budgets; and,
Utilizing and being aware of technical security operations and information security standards.