PwC Ready for Market - Technology Launch Team Manager in Portland, Oregon
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.
Our team collaborates with product strategy and product managers to govern readiness standards in achieving principles (compliance, privacy, security) by design for what PwC’s technology assets require to be successful in the market. They provide guidance for product development across the lifecycle (ideation / strategy through commercialization / monetization). Additionally, they facilitate market readiness for technology assets overall, as changes occur to assets or market conditions throughout the asset’s life cycle.
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 Ready For Market (RFM) is a newly established pillar that brings together various teams to streamline our processes and bring greater efficiencies in the way we partner with the segments, to simplify and optimize our processes to better enable market readiness.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Additional Educational Requirements :
Bachelor's degree or in lieu of a degree, demonstrating, in addition to the minimum years of experience required for the role, three years of specialized training and/or progressively responsible work experience in technology for each missing year of college.
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive level of abilities with and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:
Developing and maintaining working relationships with project teams within the various practice areas for a global consulting firm and becoming the focal point of contact for questions that arise;
Applying project management skills and knowledge of compliance and quality standards to design and maintain project plans, addressing project-specific review requirements;
Leveraging business knowledge of offerings/solutions in tailoring project management plans and activities, making appropriate recommendations and using judgment to influence actions and outcomes;
Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders in order to understand their needs, applying that knowledge to facilitate reviews;
Managing multiple concurrent reviews / project plans to drive projects to completion by managing timelines and processes, translating business needs into action items;
Demonstrating attention to detail and organizational skills, as well as an ability to manage a high volume of discrete requests;
Applying critical thinking skills, problem solving capabilities, an ability to translate technical topics into business terms, and a continuous learning mindset in a fast-paced environment;
Providing pragmatic solutions and direction without compromising compliance requirements or quality principles;
Working independently and applying judgment when completing tasks, performing self reviews and quality checking with a continuous improvement mindset;
Recognizing matters to effectively escalate to Technology Launch Team leadership in order to address issues or roadblocks impacting the ability of project teams to complete consultation activities;
Demonstrating effective communication and listening skills to work effectively with Partners, Managing Directors, Directors and other team members to facilitate discussions and achieve mutually-agreeable solutions;
Managing activities and inputs into a reporting function that supports the Technology Launch Team review processes;
Understanding independence and risk management policies and processes as well as technology development lifecycle;
Leading, coaching and developing other members of the Technology Launch Team;
Participating in or leading components of special projects, and,
Communicating in an organized, knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats to clearly and concisely communicate issues, impacts, potential solutions, recommendations, and status across a range of risk-related topics.
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/coloradoproductstechmanager.