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Program & Portfolio Management Manager - Consumer Markets

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Job Category:   Technology Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   GA-Atlanta
Travel Requirements:   81-100%
Position Type:   Manager
Req ID:   98349BR
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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: 6 years of consulting experience with project management, business process redesign, organizational development, and process improvement


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Degree Preferred: Master's degree


Certification(s) Preferred: PMI


Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge as an industry leader in Enterprise Transformation efforts, through directing, managing, implementing and executing business and technology related solutions and project teams that involve the following set of offerings:
- Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory (assessments, design, business case development, outsourcing assessments and readiness etc.) ;
- IT Strategy (planning, performance management, IT effectiveness, benchmarking, operating model etc.) ;
- Systems Implementation (ERP, SAP, Implementation strategy and planning;
- IT Infrastructure (Data Center Transformation, BCM, IT asset management;
- Systems Integration (Architecture, Application development, systems and app rationalization) . Proven intimate knowledge and management experience in the area of Program/Project Management, devising strategy and managing Program Effectiveness teams, which includes demonstrating the following:
- Assessing client projects for areas of risk, identify gaps and recommend areas for improvement;
- Leading large-scale PMOs, applying appropriate project management techniques to oversee and/or support a complex workstream or a number of less complex workstreams;
- Facilitating any number and/or level of meetings and workshops with a client and/or PwC team members.


Skills Preferred:
Proven extensive abilities with designing and managing a project and workstream implementation plans related to process improvement, which includes the following: utilizing thorough functional knowledge and industry standard methodologies and tools, as well as creative problem-solving abilities to devise solutions, related to training, change management, and program management. Proven extensive abilities to execute strategy and deliverables, as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently, to and/or for, all levels of industry audience, clients and internal staff and management, which includes the following: course materials (i.e. instructor and participant guides) and presentation slides, practice marketing materials, change management plans and/or project plans, workshops for various internal and external clients and audience levels, practice methodologies and tools, policies and procedures, whitepapers, other standard business communications. Demonstrated extensive abilities with, and a proven track record of, contributing to sales; tracking business leads; and supporting business development opportunities through the identification of new engagement opportunities and assisting with the writing, presenting, closing, researching, and delivering of proposals and engagements




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