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Transformation Risk & Advisory Senior Associate

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

A career in our Transformation Risk & Advisory team, within our Risk Assurance practice, will provide you with the opportunity to work on some of the largest transformation programs across Canada. You will work with a team whose focus is on solving complex problems for our clients and supporting them in achieving their program objectives. You will leverage your prior experience and skillset to bring innovative solutions, tools, technologies and best practices in delivering for our clients. Our Transformation Risk & Advisory team is growing and comprises a truly international team, with a wealth of experience in transformation advisory services, program and project delivery and risk management. A key focus for the team currently is to embrace and use the latest digital technologies to enhance our service delivery and successful candidates will be provided with focused training to support the adoption of these technologies. Based on our success in the marketplace, we are looking to expand our team's footprint and support new programs of work. To learn more about our TR&A team, check us out at Transformation Risk and Advisory - PwC Canada

Meaningful work you'll be part of

As a Transformation Risk and Advisory 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:

• Support in the design and implementation of transformation program governance and program management strategies
• Assist in providing leading practice program management services, such as integrated planning, risk and issue management, decision management, performance analysis and reporting, quality management, assurance management, benefits realization, etc.
• Work with the team to create meaningful content and present to senior program leadership within large scale transformation programs ( e.g. $100 mil+ leading into the billions)
• Support the team in delivering large scale transformation programs as a program management advisor and/or assessing complex transformation programs as an independent risk advisor
• Support the development of and executing program and project assurance strategies and plans
• Analyze complex ideas, proposals and support the team to build a range of meaningful recommendations
• Support development of responses to client request for proposals (RFPs)
• Support the team leadership to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty
• Support team in building the Transformation Risk Advisory practice by rolling out initiatives to help mature the operations and offerings
• Actively seek feedback and take ownership of own development
• Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
• Develop a perspective on key global and technology trends and how they impact our firm and clients
• Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone
• Be open to a variety of viewpoints to build consensus, collaborating with diverse teams, and ensure that diverse perspectives are encouraged and heard with a focus on creating positive outcomes for all parties
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Hands on experience in supporting teams delivering program management and/or assurance services for large transformation programs and projects
• Proven experience supporting implementations of large complex system/transformation initiatives
• Understanding of setting up Transformation Program Offices and rolling out the necessary governance and operational processes to manage the program
• Highly competent in supporting project assessments, program gateway reviews, risk-based quality assurance reviews
• Ability to support development of concise and impactful client reports and proposals
• Understanding of core project management process areas (including IT governance, quality assurance, and SDLC), project management software/tools, and ERP and/or industry specific applications
• Exceptional commitment to providing excellent client service, by building and maintaining productive relationships with both internal and external clients
• Advanced analytical, problem solving and multitasking, and project management skills
• Certifications in leading Project, Program and/or Risk management frameworks and methodologies such as Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Project Management Professional (PMP ), PRINCE 2, Management of Risk ( MoR ), Scaled Agile Framework ( SAFe ) would be preferred
• Experience within Public Sector (Municipal, Provincial, or Federal) would be an asset
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

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 a bout us at .

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The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people . We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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