Consulting Risk and Quality - Manager

Recruiter
PWC 1
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1158022376
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a talented, self-motivated individual to develop their skill set and network in PwC, working with experienced R&Q practitioners and Consulting engagement teams across a range of risk management issues. The role of business advisor will involve providing advice and support on identifying and mitigating risk issues throughout the engagement lifecycle from the bid stage, through contracting and on into the ongoing governance of the project. It will include contact with partners and staff of all grades across Consulting, as well as other parts of the firm including Independence, Compliance, the Office of General Counsel and the R&Q teams in other LoS.

The role is likely to suit someone with the following qualities
  • Someone who is passionate about the firm and is looking to help the Consulting business to achieve its budget and deliver against strategy whilst further developing themselves and their PwC network.
  • An ability to develop relationships with partners and staff in the business and become a trusted advisor to them.
  • An ability to see the 'big picture' and make pragmatic decisions whilst protecting the firm.
  • Understanding of the types of work delivered in Consulting and a desire to learn more about new services.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to provide practical support to partners and staff of all grades in Consulting.
  • An ability to work as part of a team and to share and collaborate effectively with others, creating a positive team spirit.
  • An individual who is resilient in difficult situations and able to cope with tight deadlines, difficult people situations and constant change.
  • A person comfortable with not always having the right answer, but is willing to consult.

The Consulting R&Q team (currently c. 25 FTEs headed by the Consulting R&Q Partner Kate Litchfield) advises client-facing staff on internal risk management matters.

The Senior Manager/Manager will work as a key part of this team with a broad range of activities and responsibilities which will include contact with partners and staff of all grades across Consulting, as well as other parts of the firm including Independence, Compliance, the Office of General Counsel and the Risk & Quality teams in other LoS.

This role will have a broad range of activities including
  • Being the first point of contact for queries from client facing staff and providing pragmatic advice and solutions to their R&Q queries.
  • Proactively providing support to teams pursuing larger, or more complex opportunities (e.g. cross-border working, technology engagements).
  • Working with other team members to deliver other services to the business, such as supporting on acquisitions
  • Delivering training to partners and staff, including one-to-one training and seminar based training, in relation to R&Q
  • Negotiating with clients alongside OGC with regard to contracting challenges
  • Participate in sector meetings including pipelines in order to enable proactive R&Q involvement - as advisors not the police.
  • Assist with coaching junior team members and Higher Apprentice rotation staff
  • Support and facilitate knowledge sharing within the Consulting R&Q team

Internal firm services

In order to deliver a first-class service to our clients, we need first-class support internally. Internal firm services is a network of specialist support professionals and includes marketing, recruitment, human capital, finance, technology, learning and development, procurement, to name but a few. Each team plays a vital role in making sure we have all the right resources, services and technology across our business.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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