PwC Learning Consultant - Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

A career within Assurance Support services, will provide the opportunity to support our engagement teams and clients by providing advice and counsel on accounting, financial reporting, and strategic business issues. In joining, you’ll help ensure a complete and relevant exchange of information among our consultants and in turn with engagement teams and clients, provide experts advice on a variety of specific topics, support engagement teams in resolving complex issues, and supporting clients and their subsidiaries in evaluating the potential impact of accounting and reporting standard setting initiatives. You’ll develop strong relationships with our engagement teams and established audit clients and enhance our ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Instructional Design, Adult Education, Human Resources Management, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Educational Psychology, Instructional Systems

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Instructional Design, Instructional Systems, Adult Education

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success translating priorities and strategies into learning solutions within a Learning and Development organization for a global network of professional services firms, which includes the following areas:

  • Directing and managing project teams to meet client’s strategic priorities and needs, including leveraging instructional design, adult learning theory, major educational technologies, and problem-based learning approaches to do so;

  • Directing and managing a client relationship including being able to establish a client relationship, work within the demands of a fast-paced client service environment, think strategically in designing client appropriate performance and learning solutions and design, implement and manage skill and knowledge gap assessments and analysis;

  • Managing and coaching a team of instructional designers, reviewing deliverables, assisting them in growing in their role related to both instructional design and client service;

  • Managing and navigating a large and diverse client base across multiple industries including, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Automotive, Online Development, Insurance, Government and Government Services, Information Technology and Intellectual Property; and,

  • Leveraging previous experience preparing and writing proposals and client presentations.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success participating in teams that manage and implement simultaneous Learning and Development project plans end-to- end, from inception to completion, including in the following areas:

  • Growing client relationships and identifying strategic learning solutions based on skill and knowledge gap assessment, conducting learning assessment based on link to organizational strategy;

  • Presenting data, learning plans, etc., in a client setting with poise and high degree of professionalism;

  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to all levels of internal and external audiences; - Identifying and addressing of client needs by building and managing resource requirements, project workflow, and budgets;

  • Preparing or coordinating complex written/verbal materials and content development, including the integration of innovative instructional design, adult learning theory, and educational technologies such as self-study, virtual classroom and performance support, and construction of high-level design plans, course designs and required redesigns;

  • Executing timely on assigned programs and projects;

  • Displaying team leadership and management by establishing a team environment of trust, commitment to individual and team accountability, quality and client service;

  • Directing, managing, and supervising teams, seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and,

  • Coaching staff, including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback and managing relationships with experienced Managers, Directors and Partners.

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.

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.