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.
To really stand out and make us ?t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 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: - Arrange appropriate assignments and experiences to support others' learning and development. - Seek out different ways to use current and relevant technological advances. - Analyse marketplace trends - economical, social, cultural, technological - to identify opportunities and create value propositions. - Deploy methods to keep up with, and stay ahead of, new developments and ideas. - Offer a global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations. - Drive and take ownership for developing networks that help deliver what is best for stakeholders. - Proactively manage stakeholders to create positive outcomes for all parties. - Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience:
8 year(s) of progressive roles leading IT project management and strategy development.
Preferred Fields of Study:
Information Technology, Computer Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems
Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in strategic IT including the following areas:
* Anticipating and managing leadership expectations and developing effective communication strategies at all levels; * Understanding of application development methodologies and technologies for strategic IT programs; * Using strategic management and delivery methodologies to drive an agile delivery culture to organize, plan and carry out complex assignments; * Bringing together an application delivery strategy that incorporates both delivery and application support, with a focus on prioritized functionality and user experience; and, * Utilizing business skills (i.e. financial, resource, vendor, issue management, etc.) to solve critical and strategic business technology issues.
Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in delivering strategic major investment development programs including the following areas:
* Leading a high performing IT team in a hands-on role, accountable for developing a vision and strategy, establishing direction, aligning people, motivating and inspiring others to achieve that vision and strategy; * Driving strategic problem identification, definition, alternative/option definition, and taking decisive action to achieve program objectives in alignment with organization and firm strategy; * Leading the tactical, financial, and strategic outcomes of the organization based on delivery and operational needs of the program; * Coaching and developing a project team, including staff selection, engagement, development, retention, and performance; * Leading and engaging with high performing, agile delivery teams within a rapidly changing environment with employees, contractors and sourced resources; * Leading highly visible complex strategic program activities, bringing current knowledge and future vision of technology, processes, and industry leading practices as related to business requirements and industry trends; * Leading assigned programs including cost management, schedule management, scope strategic program planning, efficient management, and profitable execution; * Collaborating extensively with others to discover creative solutions to complex problems, which may require unique approaches, while maintaining standards and minimizing any risk to the firm; * Providing strategic leadership to the program and other matrixed, functional leadership who are responsible for day-to-day execution of the program while establishing application delivery efforts are focused on the user with continual focus on improving the experience of the application user; and * Maintaining effective relationships and channels of communication with business sponsors and IT leadership including collaborating with senior level staff/partners in other departments and lines of service throughout the firm.
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. Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality