Operations Consulting Managers - Private Sector

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: Reading

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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Operations Consulting Managers - Private Sector

A career within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand


About the role

Our people are experienced process and performance improvement consultants, using a range of analytics and improvement techniques to improve our clients’ front office or operational performance. You will be playing a key role as part of a highly skilled, specialist team within a wider group of operations and consulting professionals. At the same time, you will be encouraged to initiate and develop new ideas.


Essential skills & experience required
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • Experienced process improvement practitioner with experience of using relevant tools, techniques and applications from a consulting /professional services environment

  • Ability to translate performance improvement benefits into financial business outcomes

  • Ability to lead, implement and sustain performance improvement work-streams (on larger programmes) or projects, including leading and directing teams

  • Ability to be pragmatic, resilient and innovative in problem solving and issue resolution


Desirable skills & experience required
  • Previous experience of working in a consulting environment is highly desirable


Additional information
  • Amount of time client based (circa 80%)

  • Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes)

  • Opportunity for flexible working (Yes)

    Job Id: 35415BR
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: Reading
    Role Closing Date: 26th April 2019

Consulting

In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Reading

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

Apply

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