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PwC Consumer Markets Operations Strategy Senior Associate in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: Operations

Industry/Sector: CM X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability.

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.

Additional Responsibilities :

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, retail/store operations, service operations, and product innovation and development.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Certification(s) Preferred :

Certifications Preferred: APICS CSCP, APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, ISM CSM, or ISC CPSD

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in operations management including operationalizing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing, distribution and product service / support.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in Operations Strategy and Transformation, Supply and Demand Planning, Supply Chain Management, Store Operations, Procurement and Sourcing, Warehousing and Transportation, Manufacturing and/or Service Operations, is preferred.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in contributing to the development of a business vision and managing complex business initiatives through the assessment, design and implementation of Operational improvements, including people, process and technology changes including;

  • Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, fostering a productive teamwork environment, and leveraging diverse views to encourage innovation and help develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement by providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback;

  • Delivering significant business results that reflect strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative and the following abilities;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs;

  • Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships;

  • Managing and conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex operational and financial data;

  • Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences;

  • Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets and status updates; and,

  • Developing thought leadership and innovating Operational consulting approaches and offerings.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success working with or implementing operations focused technology that support the following processes including Network optimization, demand planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/ e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, or transportation management preferred. Specific providers could include SAP, Oracle, Llamasoft, Manhattan Associates, and/or JDA (Demand, Fulfill, Transportation).

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in analytics, modeling and business case development using Excel and other tools to support diagnosis/analysis of specific issues related to Supply Chain and Operations (e.g. modeling end to end supply chain costs, inventory analysis).

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

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.

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

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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Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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