PwC OFRO CCoE Senior Manager Contract Specialist in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Risk & Quality (R&Q)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in PwC's One Firm Risk Organization (OFRO) provides the opportunity to develop, interpret, inform and monitor areas of risk management which includes: internal and external risk management policies, contracting, independence, quality, compliance and related technology. OFRO supports PwC's market facing activities by enabling client engagement teams to more effectively assess and manage risks in order to facilitate the profitable delivery of our products and services.
Our Contracting Center of Excellence consults and aligns on risk management positions, provides input and information on fully executed and in-negotiation contracts, coordinates with other risk management teams on responses to engagement team inquiries and connects risk management teams with relevant in house counsel colleagues.
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 :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
6 year(s) with a minimum of 5 years experience related to managing projects of increasing complexity.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Managing the engagement contract process for professional services, technical companies, technical consulting projects and/or licensing arrangements with technical specialization;
Applying contracting principles in reviewing and redlining contracts;
Explaining contract terms and positions in a collaborative manner;
Utilizing and applying knowledge of engagement contracting processes and requirements into projects;
Driving process improvement by analyzing current processes and creating efficiencies;
Respecting and maintaining confidentiality of clients, staff, and Firm information;
Managing efforts with identifying and addressing stakeholder needs;
Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of relationships;
Identifying issues and leveraging relationships to provide quality issue resolution and project implementation proactively; and,
Creating an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Anticipating and proactively facilitating quick resolution of issues;
Driving a continuous improvement vision to improve the overall contracting experience;
Communicating in a way that influences individuals of all levels to educate and accomplish project goals;
Building and maintaining trust based relationships with stakeholders and clients;
Collaborating with multiple teams, such as Independence, Risk, US IT program and project managers;
Continuously delivering quality results, contracts, and analysis to stakeholders and clients;
Cataloguing and maintaining inventory of contracting patterns and trends for data analysis;
Meeting critical project plan deadlines and flexibly with reprioritizing as needed;
Thinking and acting independently to drive assignments and projects forward; and,
Analyzing issues and brainstorming to identify resolution.
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.
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For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsseniormanager.