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Transformation Risk and Advisory Senior Manager

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Job Description

A career in our Transformation Risk and Advisory (TR&A) team, within our Risk Assurance practice, will provide you with the opportunity to work on some of the largest transformation programs (e.g. $100 mil+ leading into the billions) across Canada. You will work with a team whose focus is on solving complex problems for our clients and supporting them in achieving their transformation objectives. Our clients look to us to leverage our prior experience and skillset to bring innovative solutions, tools, technologies and best practices and help them navigate their complex transformation journeys. Our Transformation Risk and 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. Based on our success in the marketplace, we are looking to expand our team's footprint and support a rapidly growing client base across multiple industries.

Meaningful work you will be part of

As a Transformation Risk and Advisory Senior Manager, you will 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:

Transformation Strategy

• Leading a team with various expertise to develop impactful content and deliver key messages to senior program leaders
• Working with and presenting to senior program leadership within large scale transformation programs ( e.g. $100 mil+ leading into the billions)
• Understanding the client transformation and driving a financial services specific perspective to it

Program Management

• Delivering large scale transformation programs as a program management professional
• 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.
• Developing and executing program and project assurance strategies and plans.
• Assist in designing and operating a project management office that drives operational efficiencies for the client

Risk Advisory

• A ssessing complex transformation programs as an independent risk advisor
• Designing and implementing transformation program governance and program management strategies
• Analyzing complex ideas, proposals and building a range of meaningful recommendations.
• Assist in design ing and operating ePMO with the aim of helping manage large portfolio of programs and the aim of focusing on benefits
• Assess Benefits Realization on the program and perform reviews around program's ability to achieve its benefits

Business Development , Engagement Delivery & Practice Development

• Managing all aspects of engagements including engagement planning, risk management activities, financials, resourcing and reporting on progress.
• Developing responses to client request for proposals (RFPs) and driving impactful conversations with senior client leaders
• Acting to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty
• Coaching others and enabling them to take ownership of their development
• Using multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations
• Developing a perspective on key global and technology trends and how they impact our firm and clients
• Pursuing opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of your comfort zone
• Managing a variety of viewpoints to build consensus, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring that diverse perspectives are encouraged and heard and create positive outcomes for all parties
• Upholding the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Experiences and skills you will use

• Significant experience in end to end program management and/or assurance of large transformation programs and projects within Financial Services organizations
• Proven experience delivering aspects of implementations of large complex system/transformation initiatives within Financial Services
• Deep experience in setting up Transformation Program Offices or ePMOs and rolling out the necessary governance and operational processes to manage the program
• Highly competent in implementing and/or performing project assessments, program gateway reviews, risk-based quality assurance reviews
• Ability to develop concise and impactful client reports and proposals
• Deep 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
• A self starter that demonstrates the ability to lead through caring and to drive all aspects of the work through to completion
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard

Why you will 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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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 prioritize 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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