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PwC Benchmarking Project Workstream Driver - Manager in Seattle, Washington

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

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 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.

You’ll be responsible for helping to successfully execute defined workstreams across the Data Strategy/Benchmarking team. You’ll be working directly with several of the Integrated Solution teams including Digital Operations, Analytics & AI Transformation, and Finance Transformation among others. The Data Strategy/Benchmarking team is part of Consulting National and provides a one-stop multifunctional benchmarking & analysis service to the PwC community.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a Manager, working 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:

  • Using feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas;

  • Delegating to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results;

  • Demonstrating critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems;

  • Using a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends;

  • Reviewing your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance;

  • Knowing how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice;

  • Seeking and embracing opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives;

  • Using straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others;

  • Being able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships; and,

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

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

  • Understanding of change management, business process improvement and project management;

  • Managing efforts with identifying and addressing stakeholder needs and timelines;

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

  • Driving workstreams and associated milestones.

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

  • Collaborating with leaders to guide others in accordance with the stated vision, mission and guiding principles;

  • Elevating brand through continuous improvement and quality delivery; ​

  • Supporting implementation of the team's brand, through a business development strategy that builds awareness for team's value delivered to the Firm;

  • Exhibiting executive presence to senior level leadership as a trusted business advisor;

  • Developing and leveraging business relationships with firm leaders resulting in identification of project opportunities;

  • Providing integration for Firm strategic initiatives across Lines of Service and IFS through project delivery;

  • Providing direction for project activities and maintaining quality service delivery for all engagements;

  • Participating in the evaluation of periodic contracting patterns and trends data to identify trends and opportunities to improve practice performance, efficiency, and solutions tailored to meet customer needs;

  • Accepting accountability for performance measurement, in accordance with goals; ​

  • Influencing individuals and teams, both with and without authority, while taking responsibility for getting results; ​

  • Developing self by leveraging individual and team-based/on-the-job learning; ​

  • Encouraging individual responsibility for professional development; ​​

  • Collaborating with other professionals in maintaining quality service delivery for all engagements; ​

  • Engaging with leadership to understand business issues and strategic direction and drive acceptance for optimal contracting strategy; and,

  • Collaborating with multiple teams such as Digital Operations, DDV, Finance, HR, IT, and Analytic Insights.

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/coloradoifsmanager.

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