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PwC OFRO CCoE Senior Manager Contract Specialist in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: IFS – Risk & Quality (R&Q)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in National Special Functions, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support service, sector, and market leaders 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 Contracts team is responsible for delivering to our Partners a simplified but thorough review process for complex engagement contracts. You’ll be the single point of contact and resource centre designed to support and guide Partners through the complicated engagement contracting process with a keen focus on identifying, evaluating, and reducing potential risks.

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 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:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

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

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

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

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s) with a minimum of 5 years experience related to managing projects of increasing complexity.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Juris Doctorate

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Managing the engagement contract process for professional services, technical companies, technical consulting projects and/or licensing arrangements with technical specialization;

  • Applying contracting principles in reviewing and redlining contracts

  • Explaining contract terms and positions in a collaborative manner

  • Utilizing and applying knowledge of engagement contracting processes and requirements into projects;

  • Driving process improvement by analyzing current processes and creating efficiencies;

  • Respecting and maintaining confidentiality of clients, staff, and Firm information;

  • Managing efforts with identifying and addressing stakeholder needs;

  • Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of relationships;

  • Identifying issues and leveraging relationships to provide quality issue resolution and project implementation proactively; and,

  • Creating an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Anticipating and proactively facilitating quick resolution of issues;

  • Driving a continuous improvement vision to improve the overall contracting experience;

  • Communicating in a way that influences individuals of all levels to educate and accomplish project goals;

  • Building and maintaining trust based relationships with stakeholders and clients;

  • Collaborating with multiple teams, such as Independence, Risk, US IT program and project managers;

  • Continuously delivering quality results, contracts, and analysis to stakeholders and clients;

  • Cataloguing and maintaining inventory of contracting patterns and trends for data analysis;

  • Meeting critical project plan deadlines and flexibly with reprioritizing as needed;

  • Thinking and acting independently to drive assignments and projects forward; and,

  • Analyzing issues and brainstorming to identify resolution.

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

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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