Operations Consulting - Operations and Solutions - EUR - Senior Manager


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: San Francisco, CA
Contract type: Full time
Industry/Sector EUR X-Sector

Specialism Operations

Management Level Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary A career in Operations and Solutions, within Operations Consulting, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability.

You\'ll be a part of a team that helps clients build capabilities required to achieve operational solutions across their entire value chain by designing and executing broad based programmes that drive sustainable improvements. You’ll focus on global operating model design, operations performance improvement strategy, enterprise-wide process improvement, operations excellence capability development, and Lean/Six Sigma talent and performance management.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you\'ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm\'s code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
7 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study:
Business Administration/Management, Engineering and Business, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Engineering, Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Economics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and experience with designing and implementing Grid Operations solutions including experience with one or more of the following:
  • Possessing knowledge with SCADA, Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Outage Management System, (OMS), Distributed Energy Resources Management System(DERMS) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS);
  • Having familiarity/proficiency with leading SCADA, EMS, DMS,OMS and GIS vendor products including ABB, GE Solutions, ORACLE, OSI Inc., Siemens, Schneider Electric, CGI, Intergraph and ESRI;
  • Possessing expertise with SCADA, EMS, DMS, OMS, DERMS and GIS applications;
  • Possessing knowledge with Transmission and Distribution Engineering, Operations, Planning and Reliability.
Demonstrates intimate abilities and a proven record of success with the implementation of Grid Operations systems and applications including: Conducting assessments of current state, gathering requirements, defining a future state and developing a strategic roadmap for implementation, supporting the solution selection process, supporting the development of a vendor Statement of Work and vendor negotiations, and supporting the implementation of the selected solution through the entire SDLC including design and build activities; system integration and testing; system cutover planning; support of parallel operations and/or trial cutover; training and documentation, user acceptance testing and system commissioning, business process development and documentation, change management activities.

Candidates should also have an understanding of: Transmission and Distribution Network System Modeling, System Integration, System Implementation Lifecycle, Business Requirements Gathering, Project Management, and Business Process Design and Implementation.

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and experience with the following:
  • Understanding the common issues facing clients in the Power and Utilities Sector;
  • Possessing the ability to work in a project team while staying focused and multi-task in a fast- paced environment;
  • Possessing the ability to supervise project teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation;
  • Possessing the ability to answer questions and provide direction to less-experienced staff and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback; and,
  • Possessing proven verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with client personnel, senior management and the project team.
Travel Requirements Up to 60%

Job Posting End Date

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado\'s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryseniormanager.

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