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PwC PMO Services - Senior Associate in Columbia, South Carolina

Specialty/Competency: PPM

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in our Advisory Acceleration Centre is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.

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 Associate, 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

PMP, CSM, SAFe, CAPM

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Experience as a member of a PMO and/or project manager using PMO processes and tools required to manage large projects;

  • Expertise around program and/or project management concepts and processes (issues & risks management, scope management, dependency management, project planning & execution, resource management, financial management etc.);

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of project management concepts, methodologies, and tools;

  • Experience analyzing and aggregating project and program-level metrics into executive-level dashboards and/or status reports;

  • Ability to perform structured and objective analysis & develop recommendation / make decisions given incomplete and conflicting information;

  • Ability to prioritize and perform work with minimum direction in a complex, diverse environment with rapidly changing priorities;

  • Highly proficient communication skills (both verbal and written) that enable clear, effective, tactful and tailored interaction with varied audiences (upward & downward), with sensitivity to culture; and,

  • Ability to effectively facilitate complex subject matter (regardless of expertise) to elicit required information and enable effective decision making.

  • Even temperament and the ability to operate under strict confidentiality with regular access to sensitive documents and information.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Providing coaching and mentoring to team members;

  • Using written and verbal communication skills, including problem/conflict resolution;

  • Creating professional networks (internal and external) and building relationships at all levels of seniority and lines of the organization to aid in business development;

  • Keeping stakeholders informed, including initiating and maintaining positive working relationships;

  • Leveraging and developing relationships to become a trustworthy and reliable resource capable of influencing stakeholder decisions;

  • Ability to sustain attention to detail to ensure high accuracy;

  • Logical and systematic approach complex problems and provide alternative solutions; and,

  • Expert with Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets, PowerPoint/Google Slides, and Project.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniorassociate .

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.

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

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.

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Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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