PwC OFRO RAFT Risk Management Managed Services Director 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 Quality Risk Management team is a consultative team that includes client service facing risk management professionals and those who focus on risk management for internal teams. Our risk management professionals perform consultations and provide approvals (as required by risk management policies) related to client and engagement acceptance, support teams during the engagement delivery process, focus on troublesome practice matters and work to manage risk associated with firm and public communications.
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 Director, 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:
Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development.
Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances.
Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions.
Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas.
Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders.
Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
The One Firm Risk Organization (OFRO) Risk Assessment Facilitation Team (RAFT) provides opportunities to gain exposure via a role focused in the risk management and quality aspects of the Firm’s business. OFRO works as an enabler to support Firm, Platforms, and Practice Team Leadership, and collaborates with Global and other Territory Risk Management teams, Office of the General Counsel, Independence, Ethics & Compliance and other client service and infrastructure teams.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CIA, CISA, CEH, CISM and/or CISSP
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:
Having a deep understanding of risk management, quality and independence policies and guidance, and applying these policies and guidance to new strategies, services and related initiatives;
Being a subject matter expert for risk management and quality initiatives;
Possessing thought leader-level abilities and knowledge of the client service solutions for which risk management support and guidance will be provided to client service partners/teams;
Utilizing risk management policy knowledge and experience, assuming leadership roles, while working on firm level and solution level initiatives;
Providing leadership and support to the firm’s Cloud and/or MS platform and practice teams;
Advising client service teams in risk management matters such as engagement-related consultations, contract reviews, new product/service-related initiatives, and other risk management matters as they arise;
Developing requirements and collaborating with other firm enablers to implement various risk-management and/or other related business process systems as an enabler and/or through simplification initiatives;
Preparing and presenting on risk management and quality matters to client service teams and other enablers;
Being comfortable challenging others and being challenged;
Communicating clearly and concisely in verbal and written communication including the utilization of Google Suite to draft and review documents, analyze data, and prepare related presentations;
Possessing thought leader level of knowledge in utilizing creative problem-solving abilities and a consistent consultant mindset, and a proven ability to research problems and/or issues and develop effective solutions for initiatives related to risk management, quality and independence policies and guidance, and the application of these policies and guidance to new strategies and/or other initiatives and with consideration of changing business needs;
Possessing thought leader level of knowledge and experience with identifying and addressing client needs;
Building relationships with client teams and all levels of leadership;
Collaborating within and external to one's own team;
Developing an awareness of Firm services;
Approaching initiatives in an organized and knowledgeable manner;
Delivering clear requests for information, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;
Possessing extensive experience as a team leader;
Supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust;
Seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation;
Participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities; and,
Coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
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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