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Program & Portfolio Management Senior Associate - Consumer Markets

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Job Category:   Technology Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   GA-Atlanta
Travel Requirements:   61-80%
Position Type:   Senior Associate
Req ID:   97391BR
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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
Our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Markets industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. This industry vertical team includes​ Consumer Products, Retail, Travel andTransportation clients.​

Our Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) Consultants assist clients with capital planning and investment control. This high performing team optimizes project and program performance, while consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree Preferred: Master's degree


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and understanding of clients and providing program effectiveness in the following four primary areas:
- Enterprise Program Management
- assisting in the assessment of client needs and capabilities, providing tools/methodologies and guidance to establish or improve client program management organizations;
- Program Management Office
- supporting program planning, scoping, dependency/risk management, resources deployment, quality control and reporting;
- Program Strategy, Governance and Management
- supporting the team in providing advice and oversight to client in evaluation of program alternatives and assisting in structuring a plan and mobilizing resources to deliver results;
- Project Reviews
- supporting the risk assessment through evaluation of programs and provide recommendations for program effectiveness.


Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and record of success in a role in at least two of the following areas: financial management, accounting, risk management, process improvement, IT effectiveness, ERP implementation, business transformation. Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with developing program strategies including scope, program approach, resource requirements, timeline, risks and dependencies to address a variety of client business, IT and/or compliance issues; advising clients on the best course of action while considering cost, effort, risk and potential outcomes; facilitating agreement on approach, methodologies and tools to promote alignment with client's business requirements; establishing plan to increase project governance structure, roles and responsibilities. Demonstrated proven thorough abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues. Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues




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