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IT Programme Leader - Governance and Standards

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Job Category:   Information Technology
Line of Service:   IFS
State & City:   FL-Tampa
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Director
Req ID:   100846BR
PwC/LOS Overview
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As part of Internal Firm Services, you're serving an organization on par with many of our external clients. Our Internal Firm Services team consists of first-rate marketers, human resource professionals, computer technologists, knowledge managers, accountants, financial planners, administrators and leaders. Internal Firm Services staff are the people who make it work for the people who make it work for our clients.

Job Description
PWC IT is responsible for the success of our central technology efforts in our federated business model.

The IT Programme Leaders are directly responsible for the successful delivery of IT global programmes in accordance with Global IT processes and governance to scope, quality, budgetary and time targets.

Supports the Business Programme Leaders in the formulation of strategic roadmaps and the management of the solution lifecycle with a team of Solution Architects Business Analysts and Development resources.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 8


Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED


Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree


Knowledge Preferred:
Extensive business knowledge and operational management experience Extensive understanding of Line of Service business model and the underlying suite of global applications. Working knowledge and practical experience in delivering global solutions. Responsible for preparing and presenting IT business proposals needed to support the achievement of Global Line of Servicestrategy through technology in order to maximize value for the business.


Skills Preferred:
Proven success as a leader of high performance teams Demonstrates productivity, initiative, professionalism, customer service attitude, attention to detail and quality, ability to multitask, team focus, strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and adherence to firm and US IT standard operating procedures Demonstrates competency in relationship management, stakeholder management, change management, and influencing without authority Ability to work effectively within tight deadlines and firm schedules Ability to serve as a role model, exhibiting ethical behavior and educating staff on Firm policies and procedures Ability to develop and strengthen relationships outside of the functional team, focusing on understanding the needs of those who depend on the team?s services and those who deliver services on which the team depends Demonstrates experience with team management concepts and principles including: strong facilitation skills, diplomacy, ability to influence others, creativity, well organized, deep knowledge of technology practices and software development processes Previous experience or education in managing a large budget Demonstrated ability to develop financial "high level" documents on proposed technology solutions and be prepared to present to the leadership team all aspects surrounding the technology including benefits, costs, and strategic business fit Ability to provide input into the decision-making process for the broader scope of PwC IT Ability to define needs and makes decisions which may impact organizations Network-Wide Ability to work on highly visible, complex projects of varying scop


The focus of this Programme Leader role is IT Governance & Standards.

The IT Governance & Standards Leader is accountable for the strategic planning, execution, evolution and maintenance of the IT governance framework and processes that support budgeting, planning and execution of IT investments.

Accountable for the strategic planning, controlling, maintenance and monitoring of the infrastructure, platform & application standards supported by the Global IT organization.

Manages a team of governance & standards professionals who execute on the strategy and vision of the IT Governance and Standards team.

Demonstrates broad knowledge and expertise in business processes and governance frameworks and how to apply them effectively to run IT as a business.



Demonstrates thought leadership on business value analysis.



Provides business-focused judgment to drive optimal decisions for investment budgets and operating budgets.

Accountable for the framework and processes that bring together the business & IT Leadership to decide on the investment levels and priorities for the global IT organization.

Accountable for leveraging the governance framework & supporting tools to provide a horizontal view of IT investments and priorities across the global IT portfolios.



Demonstrated experience collaborating with C-Suite leaders from around the world;

strong cultural awareness and global acumen; effective at influencing without authority.

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