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PwC Governance, Privacy & Ethics - Product Governance Sr Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change.

Our team is responsible for establishing the privacy, ethics, and accessibility requirements are included from the outset of development of products and accelerators. We focus on developing the policies, standards, and guidelines to provide direction to developers to assist them in developing products that align with PwC standards in privacy, ethics, and accessibility.

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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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:

  • Take action to ensure everyone has a voice, inviting opinion from all.

  • Establish the root causes of issues and tackle them, rather than just the symptoms.

  • Initiate open and honest 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.

  • Develop specialised expertise in one or more areas.

  • Advise stakeholders on relevant technical issues for their business area.

  • Navigate the complexities of global teams and engagements.

  • Build trust with teams and stakeholders through open and honest conversation.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirement:

In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Masters Degree

Certification(s) Preferred :

Project Management Professional or similar project management certification, Data Processing/Analytics, Process Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, or equivalent.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader and in executing various aspects of projects within a professional services environment including knowledge in the following areas:

  • Demonstrating experience managing processes and controls for monitoring of risk/compliance and contract requirements including escalating risks and issues;

  • Demonstrating the ability to assess existing business processes to identify opportunities for process redesign and automation;

  • Demonstrating the ability to translate knowledge into the relevant business context and support their stakeholders and the business to achieve its objectives;

  • Demonstrating the ability to provide pragmatic solutions and direction without compromising compliance requirements or quality principles;

  • Managing multiple/concurrent project plans to drive projects to completion;

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, building relationships and achieving results without a direct reporting relationship;

  • Driving change management and education/training to product teams;

  • Establishing the root causes of issues and tackling them, rather than just the symptoms;

  • Displaying analytical and organizational skills as well as effective oral/written communication skills;

  • Applying critical thinking skills, problem solving capabilities and a continuous learning mindset in a fast-paced environment;

  • Being an expert in storytelling, communicating concepts and ideas to stakeholders at all levels;

  • Demonstrating project management skills; and,

  • Possessing a highly motivated, creative, and entrepreneurial mindset.

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.

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