PwC Consumer Markets Operations Strategy Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia
Industry/Sector: CM X-Sector
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career 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.
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.
Additional Responsibilities :
Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, retail/store operations, service operations, and product innovation and development.
Custom Orgs :
Global LoS :
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Additional Educational Requirements :
In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certifications Preferred: APICS CSCP, APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, ISM CSM, or ISC CPSD
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in operations management including operationalizing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing, distribution and product service / support.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in Operations Strategy and Transformation, Supply and Demand Planning, Supply Chain Management, Store Operations, Procurement and Sourcing, Warehousing and Transportation, Manufacturing and/or Service Operations, is preferred.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in contributing to the development of a business vision and managing complex business initiatives through the assessment, design and implementation of Operational improvements, including people, process and technology changes including;
Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, fostering a productive teamwork environment, and leveraging diverse views to encourage innovation and help develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement by providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback;
Delivering significant business results that reflect strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative and the following abilities;
Identifying and addressing client needs;
Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships;
Managing and conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex operational and financial data;
Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences;
Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets and status updates; and,
Developing thought leadership and innovating Operational consulting approaches and offerings.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success working with or implementing operations focused technology that support the following processes including Network optimization, demand planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/ e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, or transportation management preferred. Specific providers could include SAP, Oracle, Llamasoft, Manhattan Associates, and/or JDA (Demand, Fulfill, Transportation).
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in analytics, modeling and business case development using Excel and other tools to support diagnosis/analysis of specific issues related to Supply Chain and Operations (e.g. modeling end to end supply chain costs, inventory analysis).
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