A career in our Enterprise Wide Operations Excellence Strategy
practice, within Operations Strategy services, will provide you
with the opportunity to help organisations reimagine their
operations through a strategic lens to turn complexity into a
competitive advantage. Our focus is to help our clients create
differentiating capabilities that drive competitive advantages by
developing plans to navigate their challenges, seeing what's
possible, and turning that into a reality. We help in transforming
operations from the way organisations engage their customers to
executing strategic programmes to achieve enterprise wide
operational excellence. Our team helps organisations structure,
design, and execute enterprise wide programmes to drive performance
improvement and make a company's operating practices a competitive
advantage. As part of the team, you'll focus on the assessment of
root issues that affect performance and the implementation of
leading practices across functions and regions, including Lean, Six
Sigma, process and controls design, and process performance
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 Senior Associate, 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:
- Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal
strengths and address development areas.
- Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching
them to deliver results.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to
- Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights
from current industry or sector trends.
- Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and
- Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation
and can explain the reasons for this choice.
- Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different
situations, environments and perspectives.
- Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when
influencing and connecting with others.
- Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
Minimum Years of Experience:
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or success in operations
roles within professional services or corporate, addressing a
company's supply chain challenges to help them transform and build
world-class supply chain capabilities, emphasizing the following
areas: - Identifying, clarifying and resolving complex issues
critical to a company's strategic and operating success; -
Understanding supply chain standards, frameworks e.g. SCOR*,
leading practices and market and industry drivers; and, -
Leveraging industry and market leading trends in order to develop
insights and provide recommendations.
Demonstrates thorough abilities in leadership, strategic and
creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative
pertaining to large-scale strategic business transformation
projects with a supply chain focus, emphasizing the following
abilities: - Planning, organizing and delivering on operations
tasks and projects, conducting independent analyses and ensuring
the quality of client deliverables; - Developing conclusions and
recommendations, writing reports, assisting in client presentations
and providing implementation assistance as required; - Contributing
to the development and improvement of various frameworks and
methodologies within operations; - Utilizing tools/systems for
supply chain optimization and IT-enablement (e.g. TMS, WMS,
inventory management, planning systems, etc. from vendors such as
SAP, JDA/Manugistics, Oracle, etc.; - Teaming with others,
including building solid and collaborative relationships with team
members and proactively seeking guidance, clarification and
feedback; - Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner
in written and verbal formats.