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Director, Strategy& Consulting

Toronto, ON
Full Time
7 days ago
A career within Corporate and Business Strategy services will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients make an impact on the lives of their beneficiaries, clients, and society. As part of PwC's 'New Equation' strategy, Strategy& advises our clients' leadership teams on how to transform their businesses in the face of increasingly complex economic, environmental, social and geopolitical factors. We work collaboratively with senior executives to help them increase trust and deliver sustainable outcomes that make a positive impact on their business and society.As part of our Strategy& practice - our Energy, Utilities, and Resources (EUR) team will provide you with an opportunity to work with some of the largest and influential energy providers in the market at one of the most exciting junctures of time as the industry faces the opportunities and challenges associated with the energy transition. We provide strategic advice and support to our clients at the portfolio, business unit, and corporate level helping them navigate uncertainty and disruption, by developing and executing growth, integration and business transformation strategies.

Meaningful work you'll be part of
As a Director in Corporate Strategy, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Work with leading providers in the Canadian market for utilities, energy, mining and infrastructure resources
• Originate and lead engagements with clients across a broad range of topics such as growth strategy, business transformation (technology enabled), ESG and sustainability, and much more
• Manage day-to-day activities and delivery across broader client teams
• Contribute industry knowledge by providing unique solutions to our clients
• Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations
• Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail
• Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust, particularly at board and executive levels
• Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinions from all
• Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels
• Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realizes they are required
• Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve
• Deep knowledge and understanding in a professional services or in-house strategy environment at a strategy consulting firm, internal consulting or strategic planning function, chief of staff or similar roles
• Capability to identify and pursue new business opportunities, and support client / market development in collaboration with the broader team and PwC network
• Using first principles thinking, can develop credible and pragmatic analytical approaches, frameworks and methodologies
• Experience leading complex transformational and/or modernization programs built around technology solutions
• Ability and willingness to build productive relationships with team members and clients, both long term and day-to-day
• Ability to manage through influence across all levels of internal and external stakeholders
• Passionate about attracting, retaining, and developing staff / team members
• Ability to develop and deliver effective and organized communication in written and verbal form to senior audiences (board, executive teams)with appropriate persuasiveness and sensitivity
• Established ability to deliver quality work on time and within budget
• An entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to delivering long-term results that are beneficial to our clients and our firm
• Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in managing work-life balance of self and team members
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard

Why you'll love PwC
We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at .

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