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Global Project Adoption Regional Lead

Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Closes: 24 Dec 2020
London, London Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_46181BR

Job description

A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You'll focus on being the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhance security of internal information and protect our firm's intellectual assets.

Our Information Security Technology and Operations function identifies technology trends and opportunities to build, integrate, and operate technologies throughout the PwC environment. The goal of this team is to lead the development and operations of global enterprise solutions, platforms and technologies that enable PwC professionals to work more efficiently and more securely while delivering the highest level of service to clients.

A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to lead and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You will focus on being at the forefront of implementing information technology programs and services including hardware, software, and networks that enhance security of internal information and protect our firm's intellectual assets.

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 will 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 the 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

Demonstrates extensive abilities with the following efforts:

  • Supporting and maintaining multi-faceted, cross-functional programs while supervising teams to execute against the overall Network Information Security (NIS) strategy
  • Translating Global Project Adoption Team (GPA) strategy by leading, coaching and managing others and performing work with significant independence
  • Coordinate and monitor large, strategic cross-functional IT and Network Information Security (NIS) implementation projects partnering Member Firms on service adoption roadmap and comprehensive change management
  • Work together with relevant stakeholders to identify cross-work stream dependencies and manage impact of changes
  • Establish a trusted conduit for escalations and provide awareness of territory concerns, constraints and competing priorities back to the Core PMO Team
  • Working in a complex, matrix organization with multiple stakeholders across functional and technical skill sets
  • Conduct training sessions within members of the Global Project Adoption team, related to deployed services, as needed
  • Driving continuous improvements to processes through identification of best practices and lessons learned to be shared within and across the other regions
  • Building effective relationships with key stakeholders including Territory Senior Partners, regional and local Chief Information Security Officers, local IT leadership and other customers as appropriate to facilitate effective adoption and delivery of programs
  • Managing ad-hoc requests and prioritize own work and that of others to accomplish the goals and objectives of the team
  • Assist in the budget review process and the delivery of key presentations for Leadership review.
  • Assist in development and implementation of appropriate Framework and Governance process for initiation and adoption of services across the region
  • Formulate strategic reporting on deployment progress including tracking of risk areas and mitigation plans

Skills:

  • 6 years of progressive roles managing IT system/software development and project management processes
  • Prior work experience across regions and within the EMEA region
  • Highly focused in relationship building with stakeholders to facilitate effective and efficient program delivery
  • Interpersonal skills that facilitate team building
  • Strong problem solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Ability to respond to challenging situations with a pragmatic approach towards solutions
  • Resource management and capacity planning
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The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
Diversity

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

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