Portfolio and Programme Management Consulting - Director (Banking)
Who we are looking for
PwC is looking for a new Director within our Capital Markets Consulting team. We are looking for Programme and Portfolio leader with regulatory or technology enabled transformation experience.
Across Capital Markets, in the UK and EU, there remains increased focus within the marketplace on ever-increasing regulatory requirements. This, alongside the continued need to manage cost, provide management insight, and address the opportunity presented by Digital, creates a wide change platform across our sector. Our Financial Services (FS) client base covers a breadth of FTSE100 and Fortune 500 organisations, across the Investment and Asset & Wealth Management sectors.
Within this context, we have high growth targets and part of the strategy to achieve this is to recruit experienced hires with a track record of designing and delivering large complex transformation programmes and portfolios to help our clients meet the challenges they are facing in the capital markets sector.
We deliver high value solutions, from strategy to execution, solving our clients’ complex business problems through technology enablement. These include in overview:
Risk & regulalatory complexity (MIFID II, FRTB, KYC/AML, regulatory reporting etc.)
Technology-enabled transformation (operating model, process change, shared services, sourcing, technology enablement etc.)
We are looking for a dynamic Capital Markets programme and portfolio change leader – the profile below is broad and we are interested in talking to all candidates who see themselves in this space.
About the role
Within the field of Programme and Portfolio Delivery within Capital Markets this is a senior level appointment for a Director to be responsible for:
Building relationships with our key Capital Markets clients;
Identifying client needs and proposing solutions to them;
Leading the delivery of programmes;
Developing the careers of the teams working with and reporting to you;
Being part of the leadership team in the Consulting CM practice; and
Maintaining a consistently high and leading edge market profile.
The ideal candidate would be interested in progressing their career to the next level with an aim of becoming a candidate for partnership in an average two to four year timescale.
Programme and Portfolio Management and wider Consulting team building;
Contribution to the partnership;
Essential skills required:
A successful Consulting/professional services track record;
Must have extensive experience & network within the financial services and particularly the Capital Markets sector;
Experience of leading teams within investment banking clients to deliver portfolios, programmes or complex projects and managing multiple stakeholders and priorities;
Significant knowledge of the Capital Markets market including working across the Front office, Operations, Technology or corporate services;
Excellent interpersonal skills and networking ability to develop and nurture contacts;
Business acumen to identify client’s real business needs which PwC can satisfy;
First class delivery skills of large, complex and multi-vendor projects;
Solid and articulate report, proposal and article writing skills to communicate corporate viewpoints on breaking news and technical publications;
A track record of sales and delivery within a similar environment.
Desirable skills required:
Business Skills - Understanding our client's business and showing strong commercial acumen in the seeking out of opportunities and the winning of work;
Analytical Skills - Identifying and diagnosing client issues through rigorous analysis, rather than selling PwC solutions; and
Security Clearance, APMP, PRINCE2, P3O, Managing Successful Programmes, Management of Portfolios, Management of Risk, or PMI qualification