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PwC Technology Program Manager in Irvine, California

Specialty/Competency: Advisory – Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change.

Our external facing team is responsible for leadership support, resource planning, forecasting and budgeting, business operations, management of contracts and billing of our portfolio of products. We support our leaders by continuously innovating and improving products operations so that we can provide the highest quality of services to our current and prospective clients.

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.

The Digital Products team creates high impact software assets that drive business solutions from strategy through build to support and maintenance. We are top tier strategy, creative, and technical talent who work collaboratively to solve clients’ biggest challenges and deliver real, measurable value in a way that’s cheaper, faster and better.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements :

In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Economics, Business Studies, Statistics, Operations Management/Research, Computer and Information Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Project Engineering & Management

Certification(s) Preferred :

Scrum Master

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader by:

  • Working with Project Manager and Product Owner to create and manage a work plan;

  • Creating and managing an issues, risks, and action items log;

  • Facilitating budgeting process and working with the Project Manager to manage the team budget;

  • Establishing the teams are following the app product development processes and assisting in breaking down work accordingly;

  • Reporting overall team status and establishing teams are working against their weekly targets;

  • Identifying issues/risks that may impede progress and escalates, as needed;

  • Anticipating and removing progress impediments; and,

  • Assisting the team with compliance requests and leadership requests, as needed.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or proven record of success, as both an individual contributor and team member with the following:

  • Multi-tasking and keeping teams organized in addition to being highly organized;

  • Tracking and communicating status changes and updates effectively;

  • Tracking issues/risks effectively and helping resolve blockers to keep the team moving;

  • Holding the team to their commitments;

  • Orchestrating, facilitating, and keeping meetings on course to make the appropriate use of everyone’s time;

  • Being detail oriented; and,

  • Drafting and tracking budgets.

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.

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