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Digital Risk Solutions - Agile Transformation Senior Associate

A career in our Project Assurance Risk Assurance practice, within Information Technology Risk Assurance services, will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. We assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. We cover a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic Information Technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, cyber security, and accounting/audit. To gain a competitive edge, organisations are undertaking an unprecedented amount of change around their technology but they’re not without risks. Our team helps our clients manage these risks to avoid adverse operational consequences by putting in structures to mitigate deviations, portfolio optimisation and project management, and aligning the project with the business.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients 
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study: 
Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering

Minimum Years of Experience: 
3 year(s) of Consulting, Risk, or IT Audit experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Degree Preferred: 
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study: 
Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering

Additional Educational Preferences: 
Other business or technology related fields of study may be considered

Certification(s) Preferred: 
PMP, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Agile certifications (including CSM, PMI-ACP, SAFe Agilist).

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in project delivery methodologies, technology risk and controls principles, and an awareness of trends and risks of emerging technologies including the following areas: 
- Providing consultancy or assurance services for developing project risk management strategies, conducting portfolio and project-related assessments, and recommending solutions to improve management and drive successful outcomes; 
- Demonstrating understanding of the common business and technology issues facing clients who provide products and services in several service sectors including Insurance, Banking, Investments, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology, Media and Entertainment, Utilities, Energy, etc.; 
- Identifying and obtaining new service opportunities and taking the opportunities through the sales cycle; - Defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, and billing and collection; and, 
- Assisting with the leading of teams to generate a vision, establish direction, motivate team members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success delivering consulting or assurance services and working seamlessly in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members based in various locations, domestically and globally, which includes the following areas: 
- Conducting program and project risk or control assessments utilizing leading frameworks and techniques; 
- Performing as a team leader, which includes creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team, respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing feedback in a timely manner, and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; 
- Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understand the client's business; 
- Leveraging project leadership and project management skills in relation to our client engagements, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules; - Utilizing creative thinking, individual initiative, and flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; 
- Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; 
- Communicating clearly in a client environment, including report-writing, presenting, building rapport, and interviewing; 
- Approaching clients and team members in an organized and knowledgeable manner to deliver clear requests for information; 
- Utilizing negotiation and persuasion skills used to sell potential opportunities, including a proven track record with identifying and converting potential engagement opportunities and developing market presence.


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.

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