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PwC Operations Consulting - Power Utility Strategy Manager in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: Operations

Industry/Sector: EUR X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Customer Service practice, 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.

Our team helps organisations improve their customer interface, service delivery, and middle and back office operations. We use customer insights and market analytics to help our clients make smarter decisions, integrate products and services, and optimise their customer operations to enable sustainable growth.

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 :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and experience with designing and implementing Grid Operations solutions including experience with one or more of the following:

SCADA, Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Outage Management System, (OMS), Distributed Energy Resources Management System(DERMS) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Familiarity/proficiency with leading SCADA, EMS, DMS,OMS and GIS vendor products including ABB, GE Solutions, ORACLE, OSI Inc., Siemens, Schneider Electric, CGI, Intergraph and ESRI. Expertise with SCADA, EMS, DMS, OMS, DERMS and GIS applications. Transmission and Distribution Engineering, Operations,

Planning and Reliability. Candidates should also have a strong understanding of: Transmission and Distribution Network System Modeling, System Integration, System Implementation Lifecycle, Business Requirements Gathering, Project Management, Business process design and implementation, Candidates will need to possess: understanding the common issues facing clients in the Power and Utilities Sector; the ability to work in a project team while staying focused and multi-task in a fast- paced environment; (iii) the ability to supervise project teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation, answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback, and exceptional verbal and written communication skills to effectively

communicate with client personnel, senior management and the project team. Skills Preferred: Demonstrates abilities and a proven record of success with the implementation of Grid Operations systems and applications including: conducting assessments of current state, gathering requirements, defining a future state and developing a strategic roadmap for implementation, supporting the solution selection process, supporting the development of a vendor Statement of Work and vendor negotiations, and supporting the implementation of the selected

solution through the entire SDLC including design and build activities; system integration and testing; system cutover planning; support of parallel operations and/or trial cutover; training and documentation, user acceptance testing and system commissioning, business process development and documentation, change management activities.

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

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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