PwC Project Management Consulting Associate in Columbia, South Carolina
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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is committed to a global sourcing strategy that leverages the strength of our worldwide network.
Our Advisory Global Sourcing and Delivery (GSD) model is a set of capabilities resident outside our core US practice that supports us in performing client service activities anywhere in the world, where the appropriate mix of talent and knowledge is available at the best value. Working together with our client service engagement teams, we tailor a plan that combines the best resource and pricing options for a specific piece of work, based on the client business drivers, delivery requirements, and value factors.
The Financial Services Delivery Center plays an integral role by supporting projects and PwC engagement teams across the US in delivering distinctive service to clients through standardization and optimization, increased flexibility, and enhanced quality.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
Certification(s) Preferred: PMP
Demonstrates some knowledge of, and/or proven record of success in roles involving a project lifecycle, from analysis of front end governance/controls, through mid-project cost and schedule assessments, to back end dispute resolution services, as well as having knowledge in the following areas:
Project governance, e.g. organizational and process aspects;
Risk management and analysis, e.g. risk register, risk modeling, root cause analysis, issue management, prudency reviews;
Construction project management and controls, e.g. schedule and cost control, change management;
Complex schedule analytics, e.g. critical path, schedule compression/time-cost trade-off, change impacts;
Performance metrics and project reporting; and,
Project technology, e.g. project and portfolio management, applications to quantify cause and effect of delays.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success, as both an individual contributor and team member, with identifying and addressing client needs in roles or technical training that indicate a thorough level of knowledge in using issued technology (i.e. MS Office Suite, Google and Lotus Notes) and effective written and verbal business communication abilities to complete business process execution and analyses that include the following:
-Leading multiple work streams or project teams to execute against an existing project or work plan;
-Promoting, managing and delivering the continuous improvement of activities and service delivery;
-Displaying effective organization skills, managing multiple and competing priorities and coaching others to improve these skills;
-Proposing solutions to manage client expectations and managing the delivery of the solution through the broader SPG team;
-Completing delivery workflow to and from the SDC, the full scope of work and helping others understand their responsibility;
-Displaying attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products to ensure the highest quality deliverables in the allotted timeframe;
-Integrating and synthesizing information from multiple sources, including business domain knowledge, in order to analyze complex data and results, anticipate issues and solve problems;
-Driving standardization of delivery and activities to provide efficient client service;
-Demonstrating proven success in prior roles within the professional services industry is preferred
Proven ability in process mapping and modeling, analytical thinking, active listening and technical writing/ business writing.
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