PwC Financial Services Insurance Manager in Chicago, Illinois
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.