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Financial Services Insurance Manager

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Job Category:   Management Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   IL-Chicago|MA-Boston|NY-New York|PA-Philadelphia
Travel Requirements:   81-100%
Position Type:   Manager
Req ID:   102275BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

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
The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements as well as significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory practice provides management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges.

The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking & Capital Markets and Insurance.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations.

This high performing team translates business strategy into operations strategy and transforms operations to drive both growth and profitability.

Specific areas of focus include global footprint and network design, product innovation and development, sales and operations planning, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, logistics, and capital programs.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree or Doctorate

Certification(s) Preferred: APICS CSCP, APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, ISM CSM, or ISC CPSD

Knowledge Preferred:
Candidates should have thorough knowledge of operations management including operationalizing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing, and product support.


Thorough experience in Operations Strategy and Transformation, Product Innovation and Development, Supply and Demand Planning, Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Sourcing, Service Operations, Manufacturing and/or Logistics is preferred.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and success with contributing to the development of a business vision and manage complex project management through the design and implementation of changes to Operations, including people, process and technology changes and the following:

-Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, foster a productive teamwork environment, leverage diverse views to encourage innovation and help develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement by providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
-Delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative and the following abilities:
-Identifying and addressing client needs: build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships;
-Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets and status updates;
-Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences;
-Managing and conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data.
Extensive proven abilities and success performing with system applications that support the following processes:

product lifecycle management, network optimization, planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/ e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, or transportation management preferred. Specific providers could include SAP, Oracle, Manugistics, Manhattan Associates, JDA, Red Prairie, SmartOps, and/or Primavera.




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