Senior Manager Strategy Consulting - Technology Strategy

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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About the role

Strategy& is a market leading strategy practice. Located within Strategy&, technology strategy brings together business and technology expertise to help clients re-imagine the relationship between technology and business by architecting future business and technology strategies, models, platforms, eco-systems and capabilities that enable business transformation.
Examples of the projects we have undertaken recently include:

  • Design of a digital finance strategy and roadmap and architecture of new cloud based finance systems landscape

  • Development of the business capabilities, IT architecture, roadmap and business case for a trading business

  • Development of the optimal deployment model for a customer transformation programme enabled by cloud based technology

  • Assessment of the opportunities presented by battery storage and blockchain to create peer to peer behind the meter trading and eliminate the role of central system operation and settlement

  • The implications of electric vehicles will for supplier hub modes for settlement changing all the settlement processes and systems

  • The design and set up of technology strategy centre of excellence.


Our technology strategists work collaboratively within integrated, cross-functional teams to deliver business, digital, and analytics transformation, all enabled through cloud. Teamwork is crucial as teams are composed of a diverse group of specialists across multiple disciplines from our consulting, advisory, and tax practices, our alliance partners, and our clients, helping drive towards a successful outcome.

As a Senior Manager in Strategy&’s Technology Strategy practice, you are a leading thought-partner to clients, solving problems and running the day-to-day activities of client engagements. You will lead teams, with a focus on effective delivery, problem solving, building client relationships and managing the personal development of others. Working with consultants from across our global offices, you will have the opportunity to interact with leading international clients. You must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty.

Strategy& offers in-depth training across all consulting levels and will support your development throughout your career. Using a combination of formal training programs and on-the-job feedback learning, our consultants combine core analytical thinking with hypothesis-driven approaches to deliver tangible client deliverables.


Key Role and Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Partner and Principal/Director team, key responsibilities are to manage individual work-streams on client assignments, structure the work schedule and support driving each assignment to a successful conclusion

  • Producing clear, persuasive and concise documents for senior audiences

  • Planning and managing the delivery of quality work as part of the project team

  • Directing the quantitative analysis, assessing the depth required for an individual work-stream on each assignment, translating the analysis into useful findings and quality assuring the results in conjunction with project leadership

  • Work with project leadership to define the source and level of data gathering necessary and judge the necessity of client interviews and the strategic content of those interviews

  • Responsible for managing the development of junior team members (internal and client) during the length of each project and identifying opportunities for them to grow and build their skills

  • Building productive and lasting client relationships at all levels

  • ​Building productive and lasting relationships within the PwC Network at all levels and be seen as a valued member of the office community –contributing to internal, firm-building activities proactively


Requirements
  • We are seeking to recruit a highly experienced technology strategy professional with a clear record of achievement and progression in a leading consulting firm.

  • The Consultant must be intellectually curious, demonstrate strong problem solving skills, feel comfortable working with quantitative data taking a structured, hypothesis driven approach and be able to lead consulting teams and assignments

  • Candidates must have extensive technology strategy experience and will be expected to demonstrate expertise across business capabilities, technology architecture, cloud and emerging technologies and deployment best practice.

  • Strong change and people leadership skills, track record of successful change execution and an exemplary track record in providing client satisfaction

  • A strong team player with empathy, humility and dedication to joint success and shared development

  • Candidates must demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience of managing functionally, geographically and culturally diverse teams

  • Undergraduate degree from a top tier university, likely to Masters level and ideally in economics or business

  • Excellent client handling skills with experience of leading external client projects and/ or large scale strategy and operations change programmes.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability and flexibility to operate successfully with senior clients and with IT practioners.

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: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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