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PwC Geopolitical Analyst - Senior Manager - PwC Intelligence in Rochester, New York

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Clients & Markets

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in National Special Functions, within Business Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support service, sector, and market leaders to 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 PwC Intelligence team is responsible for serving as a strategic business partner for an assigned customer to identify and pursue new opportunities, conduct market analysis, and prepare revenue projections. You'll also develop new service offerings and solutions, enhance existing delivery capabilities, and support the delivery of solutions on engagements.

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 :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

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

  • Delivering relevant and value-adding industry research, analyzing and developing thought leadership to support both client service and Internal Firm Services (IFS) partners and staff, as well as to external clients;

  • Managing the development of client deliverables as an analytics team leader and/or project manager;

  • Participating in relevant client engagements, recognized as a subject matter specialist, and able to manage a team of analysts in delivering knowledge based deliverables;

  • Developing and presenting market making differentiated points of view;- Creating and contextualizing analytic modeling and monitoring of key sector drivers;

  • Generating forward-looking, client-centric analysis to drive strategic conversations and specific growth opportunities targeted to the client service team's needs;

  • Managing daily activities around client support and risk mitigation on a product, deliverable and project basis, and the quality of delivered products by adhering to the unit's quality review protocol;

  • Interacting with stakeholders and practice groups to develop new products and solutions; and,

  • Building a personal knowledge base through proactive industry research and analysis activities and efforts to build product deliverables either individually or with client service teams;

  • Providing analytic tradecraft to include critical thinking best practices, analytic writing and peer review;

  • Creating analyses that focus on “telling a story” rather than merely presenting facts;

  • Translating and developing captivating stories by drawing attention to critical insights derived from their experience;

  • Communicating the “art of the possible” to various stakeholders and team members in order to solve problems for the practice is crucial; and,

  • Understanding of the industry / sector with robust experience (9+ years) of one or more of the following sectors: Banking and Capital Markets, Asset and Wealth Management, Insurance, Private Equity, Health Services, Pharma and Life Sciences, Technology, Media and Telecom, Industrial Products, Energy, Utilities and Mining, or Consumer Markets.

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

  • Using business software, including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, analytic/visualization tools like Alteryx and Tableau, and basic financial analysis packages;

  • Leveraging comprehensive analytics methodologies and tools, especially as it applies within a professional services environment;

  • Establishing personal networks relevant to the industry;

  • Exhibiting team commitment and the willingness to support the team in the attainment of organizational goals;

  • Guiding and developing others in the group and across the Pwc Intelligence organization and the Firm who are new to the industry or subject matter;

  • Synergizing analysts of various experience levels;

  • Leading and coaching other analysts team through scoping, execution, and delivery of sector or macroeconomic/geopolitical analysis;

  • Demonstrating a high degree of polish and expertise when communicating analysis with stakeholders;

  • Evaluating, managing, prioritizing and executing multiple projects for depth and breadth of benefit of value, and provide recommendations on quality reviews to delivery;

  • Ensuring analysis is of the highest quality and delivered according to established guidelines and standards;

  • Focusing time to enable constant self-acumen, and enabling knowledge transfer across a team and use it as the basis for new analysis;

  • Identifying and ideating new areas for future analytic coverage;

  • Developing and sustaining relationships with client teams that utilize Business Acumen analysis;

  • Staying current on insights and themes from external sources on your area of responsibility;

  • Tracking, monitoring, and following up with client teams on feedback;

  • Managing a team creating solutions and insights with fluidity, professionalism and maturity; and,

  • Demonstrating ability to learn quickly and operate in a high paced environment in which subject matter expertise, analytic tradecraft and global acumen are necessary ingredients for mission success.

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