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Senior Manager - AWM Transformation and Change

Employer
PwC
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Line of Service
Assurance
Industry/Sector
Technology
Specialism
Data and Analytics Technologies
Management Level
Senior Manager
Job Description & Summary
About PwC
We're one of the world's leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
About Risk
Risk isn't going to disappear and the complex, ever changing environment makes it much harder to predict where new challenges will come from. But it represents an opportunity for businesses to transform and innovate, and discover hidden value. From the boardroom to back office, we work to protect and strengthen every aspect of business; from people to performance, systems to strategy. Through our invaluable insights and independent assurance we help discover and unlock real value.
There is a huge amount of business change caused by disruption, including technology, regulation, or a factor in the broader environment such as Brexit and that gives rise to risk and uncertainty. Helping our clients identify and address those risks to give them and their stakeholders confidence in their business is the purpose of our new Risk Assurance Line of Service. As a business, we have been providing services related to risk within our wider Assurance practice. On 1 July 2020, we established this new Line of Service to better use the scale and breadth of our practice including many of the firm's experts in areas such as regulation, cyber security, listings, actuarial, accounting, controls and internal audit.
About Technology, Data & Analytics
Technology, Data & Analytics is the largest single group of technologists within PwC, with 450 people working across the UK. We help clients solve important problems as they transform their businesses and technology and use data to drive decisions and provide services to their customers. We innovate, working with our clients to develop new tools and ways of working that deliver sustained outcomes. We work with prestigious clients including FTSE100 companies, mid market clients and government agencies. We offer a varied range of experience, a supportive team and an exciting career working in technology, data and analytics.
About the Team

Within Technology, Data & Analytics our Financial Services practice is the UK's leading data and technology team where you will have extensive opportunities to work with the largest and most influential financial services clients in the UK and Globally. We utilise leading edge data and technology capabilities to help our clients deal with a number of challenges around data, data management, regulatory reporting, data transformation, cloud, ESG etc all underpinned by a deep set of skills around data and data analytics.

The role

Our vision for Data and Analytics aligns with our Firm's goal of being a pre-eminent management consulting firm. As trusted advisors to senior level executives, we seek to assist them in maximising value from their data assets to reduce risk, improve efficiency, ensure compliance and identify and develop new business opportunities.

We support our clients with a range of services:
  • Developing and implementing information led data transformation programmes
  • Creating Innovation Hubs for clients - changing the way they think
  • Designing and developing dashboards, visualisations and metrics to improve understanding of business processes, identify potential weaknesses and provide operational resilience
  • Developing data analytics routines to test detection scenario
  • Designing automated and data-driven controls to better manage and protect data assets
  • Validating and testing data and reports submitted to regulatory bodies
  • Assessing and optimizing data governance processes and operations

Your Main Responsibilities:
  • Managing projects including project delivery, budget and risk
  • Manage large global teams on complex project deliverables
  • Actively contributing on client-facing project work, being self-starting and motivated to produce the required high standard of deliverables
  • Lead on developing and owning PwC propositions and delivery methodologies
  • Building and maintaining relationships both internally within the PwC network and externally with clients
  • Leading sales through work on bids, proposal responses and developing opportunities

The essentials

In order to be successful you will ideally need to show ability in the following areas but if you believe you are particularly strong in any one of these and feel you want to learn some of the others we would also like to hear from you:
  • Experience of the Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) Sector
  • Understanding relevant Financial Services regulation (e.g. ESG, MIFID, EMIR, AML, Dodd-Frank, FATCA, and Solvency)
  • Understanding of the AWM Business Value Chain
  • Experience of leading workstreams in larger transformation projects
  • Solid understanding of project management and methodologies
  • Good technical understanding of Cloud Platforms (e.g. Azure / AWS / Google)
  • Strong SQL and data manipulation skills
  • Data quality and data cleansing techniques
  • Understanding of the principles of data governance

Preferred Skills
  • Ability to develop new ideas into structured, deliverable proposals and projects
  • Ability to identify and address client needs, develop and maintain meaningful client relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills
  • Experience of business analysis tasks and approaches

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. Click here to find out more about everyday inclusion at PwC and how we support our people.

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.

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Travel Requirements
Up to 80%
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
Yes
Government Clearance Required?
No
Job Posting End Date
Full time
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