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Operations Strategy Director

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Job Category:   Strategy Consulting
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   IL-Chicago|MA-Boston|TX-Dallas
Travel Requirements:   61-80%
Position Type:   Director
Req ID:   105419BR
PwC/LOS Overview
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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.​

PwC's Strategy& Operations Strategists help clients build operations capabilities that create competitive advantage, drive profitable growth and respond effectively to risks. This includes creating innovative products, strategically reducing costs, optimizing footprint, becoming more flexible, managing operational risks, improving capital efficiency and realizing deal value.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 7

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree Preferred: Master's degree or Doctorate

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates intimate knowledge of, and/or success in operations roles within a professional services firm or corporate environment, helping companies to identify, clarify and resolve complex issues critical to their strategic and operating success. Demonstrates intimate knowledge of one or more of the following areas: operations strategy, supply chain strategy/ management, supply chain diagnostics, manufacturing strategy, network optimization, logistics/distribution, S&OP/ planning, Operations/ Supply Chain performance improvement, inventory management, complexity management, and/or sourcing. Demonstrates intimate knowledge of industry and market trends and industry-leading practices in order to develop insights and provide recommendations.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates a high level of leadership, strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative, and the following abilities:
- Leading teams to generate a vision and creating an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views and encouraging improvement and innovation
- Building productive and collaborative relationships with team members and proactively providing and seeking guidance, clarification and feedback
- Leading a team to a successful project conclusion through problem solving complex operations issues
- Managing the planning, organizing and delivery of operations tasks and projects, overseeing independent analyses and ensuring the quality of client deliverables
- Leading the development and improvement of various frameworks and methodologies within operations
- Identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships
- Communicating effectively in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats
- Leveraging quantitative analyses to construct analytical frameworks and synthesize complex data into meaningful insights

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