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PwC

Innovation Acceleration Coordinator, Senior Associate

PwC
Location
Toronto, ON
Details
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

IFS - Information Technology (IT)

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Business Operations - Practice Support practice, within New Business Ventures, will provide you with the opportunity to invest in new business models that leverage our knowledge and build solutions for the growing digital market. New Business Ventures identifies, develops, and commercialises technology-enabled solutions that deliver PwC value, knowledge, and experience to our clients. Each new solution focuses on data-driven platforms or other intellectual property based solutions that leverage emerging technologies and new business models. Through the process of building new solutions, we foster a culture of innovation within PwC, extend brand relevance in the market, and generate new revenue.

Our team is responsible for resource planning, forecasting and budgeting; and the management of venture contracts and billing of our portfolio of products

Important point to consider

  • NEW!
    COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
    :

    Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details .


  • What you'll create and do

     

    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. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Maintains an accurate tracking of product requirements from ideation through to customer launch
  • Assumes full knowledge of Product Specifications to ascertain where product elements will impact firm compliance and risk
  • Research latest developments within the Global New Ventures Community and shares with Products Leadership and Production
  • Prepares product briefings and status updates for regular Innovation Acceleration Centre Meetings
  • Leads the follow up information gathering and sets ad hoc meetings with the INAC members
  • Liaise with external vendors to respond to ongoing queries and issue resolution
  • Builds a repository of decisions, constraints and target operating model for innovation acceleration
  • Advises Product Managers during the product build phases 
  • Liaises with other stakeholders within PwC Canada's Innovation Community

  • Assist with special projects for the Department as required


  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Proven experience working in an administrative or related role
  • Project Management Certification is preferred
  • Advanced ability to work within Google, Microsoft, Asana, DevOps and JIRA 
  • Excellent discretion when dealing with sensitive information
  • Provides services directly to internal and global clients according to predetermined requirements and quality standards
  • Ability to negotiate and influence effectively
  • Creative thinker
  • Required to produce standardized reports
  • Required to contribute to formal presentations to internal stakeholders
  • High level of proactive service to peers and leadership 
  • Clearly communicates efficiently and professionally to peers and manager
  • Obtain or provide written or verbal clarification


  • Why you'll love working for PwC 


    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit: https://www.pwc.com/ca/whypwc

    See how you can create your future at PwC


    www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/create-your-future.html

    Get to know us


    Check out our careers blog to hear what our people have to say and discover a place where you can bring your passions and whole self to work. https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/blog.html  

    Applying at PwC


    At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, Senior Associate, and Manager roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here:  https://www.pwc.com/ca/applytopwc

    We take your privacy seriously. To protect your personal information, please submit your application directly through PwC Canada Careers: https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers.html

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    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    No

    Government Clearance Required?

    No

    Job Posting End Date

    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

    PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

    Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.
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