PwC Strategy& Consumer Markets Consultant, Manager in Houston, Texas
Specialty/Competency: Customer Strategy
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career within Corporate and Business Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their toughest problems and seize essential advantages by defining and evaluating strategies of all types. We analyse business and market trends to explore new approaches that help our clients make tough choices and surpass the competition. At both the business unit and corporate level, we help organisations with organic enterprise growth, pricing and profitability, shareholder value, and sustainable corporate strategies.
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 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:
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Master of Business Administration
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the Consumer Markets industry, either in professional consulting services or corporate roles, including:
Helping companies define and evaluate corporate and business unit strategies and investment portfolios; and,
Reflecting market, competitive and other external drivers with specific areas of focus including Corporate Strategy, Business Strategy, Deals Strategy, and Digital Strategy.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in leadership, strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative, including the following areas:
Identifying and addressing client needs, rapidly building credibility, and maintaining and utilizing networks of client relationships;
Managing teams / multiple workstreams to establish successful project conclusion - i.e., delivery of quality work on time and within budget;
Building productive relationships with team members and clients, both long term and day-to-day, by using a collaborative approach with thorough listening skills and the ability to manage through influence;
Utilizing first principles thinking, and developing credible and pragmatic analytical approaches, frameworks and methodologies;
Analyzing complex quantitative and qualitative data in an efficient manner and synthesizing the output into meaningful and actionable insights;
Designing and conducting market research to understand consumer needs and purchasing behaviors;
Communicating effectively in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats to senior audiences and being able to deliver difficult messages with persuasiveness and sensitivity;
Demonstrating executive presence and ability to become a trusted advisor to the c-suite level clients;
Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, and leading client / market development;
Attracting, retaining, assessing and developing staff / team members;
Demonstrating flexibility and creativity in managing work-life balance of self and team members;
Demonstrating Power User ability with MS Office suite of applications including Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
Demonstrating proficiency in Google Suite of collaboration and productivity apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar; and,
Demonstrating experience with dashboarding tools such as PowerBI and Tableau and with datasets such as IRI and Nielsen.
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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