PwC GIS Consultant, Senior Associate in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Specialty/Competency: Functional & Industry Apps
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career in our Energy Resources and Utilities Enabling Technologies practice, within Industry and Functional Apps services, will provide you with the opportunity to build secure and new digital experiences for customers, employees, and suppliers. We focus on improving apps or developing new apps for traditional and mobile devices as well as conducting usability testing to find ways to improve our clients’ user experience.
Our team helps clients transform their business through enabling technologies across marketing, finance and operations in the functional areas such as Maximo and PowerPlant.
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.
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Management, Management Information Systems, Information Technology
Additional Educational Preferences :
Degree Preferred of MS or a PhD related to infrastructure risk and reliability analysis, materials science, or construction management and project delivery - MBA in general and/or operations management.
Certification(s) Preferred :
Professional Engineer (PE), Project Management Professional (PMP), or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in leading efforts in consulting, designing, and implementing GIS applications-based solutions, including the following:
Participating in the improvement of business processes, including leveraging GIS application modules; and,
Understanding the common issues facing PwC's clients in the Power and Utilities Sector.
Identifying and addressing client needs, actively participating in client discussions and meetings, communicating a broad range of Firm services; and, managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues; and,
Supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation. answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff, coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
Designing, implementing and supporting business processes in a GIS environment;
Designing, building, testing, and deploying GIS - Understanding the GIS Business Solution for Work Management, Asset Management and Supply Chain with a focus on Electric and Gas T&D utilities;
Utilizing and applying data conversion, GIS configuration / customization, Integration leverage the GIS Integration Framework, environment management, performance and code management;
Building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services, communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor; and,
Understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members, proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback, providing guidance and clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.
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.
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