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Job: Senior Associate, Technology Strategy
Strategy role
Full Time Job
Posted on: April 02, 2020
Locations: Canada (British Columbia)
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Our culture and values are something we’re proud of, and are why we’re recognized as a “Top Company” to work for in Canada. At PwC we create leaders within our organization, within our clients’ organizations and within the community. We know great leaders inspire those around them and bring perspectives together to achieve what matters most. With PwC you’ll have a network for life. When you join us, you become part of an exclusive network of current PwC partners, staff and alumni, that will help you ignite a meaningful career.

A career within Technology Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations develop strategies that transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning their new enterprise architecture into a differentiating capability system that helps them win in the market, leveraging digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and optimising business operations, and using modern management techniques such as robotic process automation and next generation sourcing strategies to help our clients get fit for growth.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

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. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

Developing transformative strategies to help clients navigate through digital disruption and reimagine their business for tomorrow

Supporting the delivery of business led technology enabled transformation programs that places the users at the center, using agile design, development and implementation methodologies

Leading and contributing to discussions with technology and business decision makers

Ability to help others think critically and share complex technical solutions to non-technical audiences both orally and in writing

Collaborating and contributing both as a team member and as a team leader

Coaching and collaborating with peers who assist with this work, including providing coaching, feedback and guidance on work performance

Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks, including researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters and utilizing problem-solving skills

Preferred knowledge / skills

An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work

3-5 years of relevant experience, either from consulting / professional services or in an industry role

Bachelor’s degree in technical background or business (computer science is ideal). MBA would be an advantage

Strong communication, presentation and writing skills

Understanding around the end-to-end value chain of IT applications and infrastructure, including relevant cloud solution offerings e.g. SaaS, IaaS and PaaS

Experience advising on or developing product roadmaps, blueprints and implementation roadmaps that align technology investments with critical business prioritie.

Experience conducting maturity or needs assessments, identifying and prioritizing opportunities / projects, developing roadmaps and estimates, and building consensus

Experience advising on and/or developing technology and IT operating models, including governance models and processes

Knowledge of architecture, design and development of enterprise technology solutions, including information management, infrastructure and applications

An understanding of agile software development and implementation processes and tools

Scrum Master (and other agile certifications), PMP, ITIL, TOGAF, and other related technology certifications would be an asset

Why you’ll love working for PwC

We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.

Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:

A competitive compensation package

Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions

Flexible working

The opportunity to travel (you can expect around 20% national travel, and 50% travel between Vancouver and Victoria)

PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit

Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program

Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment

Health, wellness and fitness perks

Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work

Adoption/surrogacy benefits

Back-up child and elder care support

Career defining project work and international experience

Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system

Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”

A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

See how you can create your future at PwC:

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.

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