PwC Strategy& Pharma Operations Strategy Director in Boston, Massachusetts

A career in our Supply Chain Management Strategy practice, within Operations Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations reimagine their operations through a strategic lens to turn complexity into a competitive advantage. Our focus is to help our clients create differentiating capabilities that drive competitive advantages by developing plans to navigate their challenges, seeing what’s possible, and turning that into a reality. We assist in transforming operations from the way organisations engage their customers to executing strategic programmes to achieve enterprise wide operational excellence.

Our team helps organisations develop supply chains that are tailored to the market and deliver superior performance related to customer service, cost, asset efficiency, flexibility, and sustainability. As part of the team, you’ll focus on supply chain strategy and complexity, supply chain footprint and logistics optimisation management, inventory and working capital optimisation, and supply chain risk management.

Responsibilities

As a Director, 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 lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines

  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors

  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities

  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications

  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria

  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team

  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials

  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or success in operations roles within professional services or corporate, addressing a company’s supply chain challenges to help them transform and build world-class supply chain capabilities, emphasizing the following areas: - Identifying, clarifying and resolving complex issues critical to a company’s strategic and operating success; - Understanding supply chain standards, frameworks--e.g. SCOR*, leading practices and market and industry drivers; and, - Leveraging industry and market leading trends in order to develop insights and provide recommendations.

Demonstrates a high level of leadership, strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, and individual initiative on large-scale strategic business transformation projects with a supply chain focus and the following abilities: - Leading teams to generate a vision and creating an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views and encouraging improvement and innovation; - Managing a team to a successful project conclusion through the problem-solving of complex operations issues; - Managing the planning, organizing and delivery of operations tasks and projects, overseeing independent analyses and establishing the quality of client deliverables; - Leading the development and improvement of various frameworks and methodologies within operations; - Utilizing tools/systems for supply chain optimization and IT-enablement--e.g. TMS, WMS, inventory management, planning systems, etc. from vendors such as SAP, JDA/Manugistics, Oracle, etc.; - Building productive and collaborative relationships with team members and proactively providing and seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; - Identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships; and, - Communicating effectively in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats.

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.

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.