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PwC Industrial Products Analyst - Director - Insights Factory in Irvine, California

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Clients & Markets

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in National Special Functions, within Business Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support service, sector, and market leaders to deliver the unique PwC client experience to our clients. You'll play an important part in continuously innovating and improving Firm operations so that we can continue to provide the highest quality of services to our current and prospective clients.

Our PwC Intelligence team is responsible for serving as a strategic business partner for an assigned customer to identify and pursue new opportunities, conduct market analysis, and prepare revenue projections. You'll also develop new service offerings and solutions, enhance existing delivery capabilities, and support the delivery of solutions on 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 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:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

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

PwC Intelligence is a team of high-performing analysts that enables the firm’s partners and teams to bring sophisticated insights to clients on issues that impact their business. Insights Factory, part of PwC Intelligence, focuses on performing x-competency company analysis to recommend opportunities to help PwC’s clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Analytics, Engineering, Data Processing/Analytics/Science

Certification(s) Preferred :

An MBA, Masters of Finance, or progress in the CFA exams is preferable.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Leading, coaching, and advising a team of x-competency analysts in the development of clear, persuasive and concise company outside-in analysis;

  • Managing and inspiring a team of analysts to high performance;

  • Managing the development of junior team members on projects and identifying opportunities for them to grow and build their skills;

  • Applying advanced expertise to lead the team in translating the analysis into credible recommendations that drive action;

  • Advising the analysts on problem and hypothesis framing, analytic relevance, and how to drive quantitative and qualitative sophistication across deliverables;

  • Reviewing deliverables within respective industry / sector for accuracy, completeness, and relevance;

  • Owning and ensuring ROI capture and reporting for the industry / sector;

  • Driving cross-pollination of best practices, behaviors, and approaches within the industry / sector;

  • Collaborating with other PwCi pillars to identify new ways to create value for stakeholders; and,

  • Enabling operational excellence and efficiencies by continuously identifying opportunities to embed automation and improved leverage in how the team operates.

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Reflecting market, competitive and other external drivers with specific areas of focus including strategy, financial performance, sector and thematic trends, operational performance, and valuation;

  • Developing ideas for forward-looking, client-centric analysis to drive strategic conversations and specific growth opportunities targeted to the client service team's needs;

  • Managing teams / multiple work streams to establish successful project conclusion - i.e., delivery of quality work on time and within budget;

  • Leveraging industry knowledge and analytical skills, especially as it relates to project management and project facilitation;

  • Analyzing complex quantitative and qualitative data in an efficient manner and synthesizing the output into meaningful and actionable insights;

  • 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 firm leadership;

  • Identifying and pursuing new client opportunities;

  • Attracting, retaining, assessing and developing staff / team members;

  • Demonstrating flexibility and creativity in managing work-life balance of self and team members; and,

  • Demonstrating Power User ability with MS Office suite of applications including Excel modeling; and in Google Suite of collaboration and productivity apps including Gmail, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drive, and Calendar.

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.

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.

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

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