PwC Global Center of Excellence Operations Senior Manager in Portland, Oregon
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Risk Management, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to advance and foster integrity based decision making and conduct by PwC professionals throughout our organisation. You’ll focus on promoting and monitoring compliance with applicable external laws and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage PwC’s regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk.
Our Operations team helps internal leaders validate and improve the reliability and effectiveness of business operations. You’ll help the team with issues related to business continuity, environmental risk, crisis management, process systems and risks associated with operations, health and safety and technology.
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.
As a Senior Manager you will work as part of a team of problem solvers and experts, helping to solve complex business issues and associated execution. This position is ideally suited for an individual with a project excellence mindset, willing to roll-up their sleeves to get the job done.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrating intimate-level abilities and/or proven record of success in:
Preparing and delivering regular updates and communications to establish key stakeholders/ leadership are adequately apprised of progress, risks, and issues;
Leading the continued development of the SEC CoE’s training, communications and knowledge management programme, and Quality Review Program, based on guidance and input from SEC CoE Leadership;
Collaborating with project managers and operations/project leaders across other Global Independence initiatives and programmes;
Supporting a multi-territory team, working with Global Independence, SEC CoE and Territory Independence leaders to drive the continued maturity of Global Independence’s SEC Centre of Excellence (CoE);
Assisting/driving decision making and/or risk mitigation by establishing clear communication, consideration of all factors, generation of solutions to problems, and defined actionable plans that are implemented;
Preparing and delivering regular, effective communications to ensure key stakeholders/ leadership are adequately apprised of progress, risks, and issues;
Leading the continued development of the SEC CoE’s training, communications and knowledge management programmes;
Assisting with the execution of the SEC CoE Quality Review Program;
Collaborating with project managers and operations/project leaders across other Global Independence initiatives and programmes;.
Utilizing written and verbal communication to develop business updates;
Utilizing project management skills in the execution operations strategic priorities;
Demonstrating ability to leverage tools and techniques for research, analysis, and problem solving;
Possessing organizational and time management skills and ability to work independently;
Possessing a proactive work style, and ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines, coping with different time zones and cultural diversity;
Demonstrating interpersonal skills with ability to network and interact with senior staff;
Demonstrating a high level of commitment, energy and enthusiasm;
Learning quickly and applying knowledge to meet a range of tasks and demands,
Demonstrating ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships; and,
Supporting a multi-territory team to drive the continued maturity of Global Independence’s SEC Centre of Excellence (CoE) and additional Independence CoEs as deployed.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
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.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsseniormanager.