PwC NIS - Product Management Center of Excellence Leader in San Jose, California
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Information Technology (IT)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.
Our Information Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions. We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved. Simply put, you’ll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project.
As a Director, 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:
Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.
Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.
Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
As the Leader of the Product Management Center of Excellence, you will cut-across organizational boundaries with a collaborative approach to drive a unified, best in-class approach to Product Management across all stages of the Product Life Cycle for a global portfolio of products. Leading efforts to develop, evangelize & coach the discipline of Product Management across the organization. This is a high-visibility and high-impact role, with an opportunity to work across/influence a diverse team.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
8 year(s) in progressive roles focused on strategy, developing and deployment working frameworks and product management.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Information Technology, Computer and Information Science
Certification(s) Preferred :
ITIL Foundations v3 or higher certification
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:
Developing & Deploying a unified and scalable Product Lifecycle Management Framework based on modern agile concepts with common templates, activities, and cross-functional RACI with clear alignment & decision governance mechanisms;
Collaborating with a diverse group of product leaders to encourage high ‘buy-in’ and adoption of the framework;
Building Firm-Level Product Management competence model, job architecture, and coaching programs to drive development opportunities and career paths across the Product community;
Influencing Product Management accountability models that measure alignment of done with business needs and expectations; establish relevant Product KPIs relative to Strategy;
Driving the overall Product team performance through coaching, mentoring, and participation with Product Management teams in MRD and PRD development & assessment;
Facilitating cross-functional maturity level assessments, corrective action, and decision review to drive increased maturity and consistency;
Demonstrating knowledge of governance development and business models;
Possessing business and Financial acumen and proven analytical capabilities;
Having Global and multicultural experience; and,
Demonstrating ability to lead through complex change.
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