Consulting - Data & Analytics - Data Management Manager
PwC helps a variety of organisations harness the value of their data. Using innovations in data analytics and human insights, we help clients collect data, analyse it and use it to understand potential futures, improving business performance and transforming the way they work.
As part of PwC’s strategy to embed data analytics in how we operate and the services we offer to our clients, the Consulting Practice (Technology Competency) is looking to recruit individuals with a proven track record in Data and Analytics Technologies (DAT), specifically Business Intelligence at the Manager grade.
We support the wider Consulting firm in embedding Data & Analytics in everything we do for our clients, and often deliver DAT solutions as part of wider technology-enabled business transformation.
We are particularly focussed on:
Helping clients do much more with the volume of data they have available
Providing clients with solutions that are tailored to meet their specific business problems
Engaging with stakeholders across our clients’ businesses to deliver Data Analytics solutions
Design and implement effective Data Analytics capabilities focussed on delivering business value
We do this by:
Inspecting, cleansing, transforming, modelling and exploiting our clients’ data to support decision making, deliver business outcomes and adopt an insight to action management approach
Developing innovative solutions using cutting edge technologies, structured and unstructured information
Implementing governance strategies to ensure the security, integrity, and availability of information
Working with a range of global alliance partners from the largest (Microsoft, Oracle, Google) to SMEs specialising in specific technologies or industry verticals
A successful candidate must understand a client's business and be able to dive deeply into their issues and requirements. Assignments will vary and will involve managing small teams/work streams, providing expert consultancy, mentoring and acting as a "trusted advisor" to clients. Relationships will run from business and IT specialists to senior management.
Opportunity for working from home? (Limited)
Amount of time client based (90%)
Amount of time PwC office based (10%)
Opportunity for job sharing? (No)
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home (Yes)
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)? (Yes)
The role, largely based at Client sites (~90%) will involve providing key technical advice to clients within the Business Intelligence & Analytics domain. It is essential that the candidate is capable of delivering high quality work for clients, demonstrate an understanding of both the client’s business and relevant professional standards. The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain respectful client relationships at a wide variety of levels.
Many of the tasks and assignments will involve working with teams that are drawn from a diverse cross section of the PwC Consultancy practice including other team members from the Information Management area. It is crucial that the candidate is able to take advantage of new opportunities for learning, sharing new knowledge, being intellectually agile and thinking creatively. The building of internal and external relationships and networks will be highly important as will the ability to consider the needs of others when proposing effective solutions.
Essential Candidate Traits:
Demonstrated client management at a senior level
Excellent interpersonal skills
A desire to help grow the Consulting D&A business, with a track record of business development/winning new work.
Manage projects including project delivery, budget and risk
Strong technical abilities combined with business acumen
Experienced leading and mentoring medium sized mixed teams including, contractors, client and PwC Staff.
Demonstrated ability to stay current with a range of business and industry trends
Detailed understanding of BI Architecture including cloud deployments
Experience of writing and defining BI and reporting strategies
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Ability to adapt quickly to diverse environments/challenges
Proficient in a number of BI vendors
Education to degree level or equivalent
Proven experience of BI work stream/project management
Awareness of business issues for BI project delivery
Ability to develop new approaches and tools to solve client problems
Definition of KPI’s / metrics and reporting requirements
Effective client and senior stakeholder management
You should have good delivery knowledge in at least one of the following vendors:
Analytics (SAS, SPSS)
Be able to prove and demonstrate expertise in at least one BI vendor. Possibly certified.
Be able to lead technical delivery of a small BI solution with minimal support.
Programming experience (SQL, VBA, VB.net) or similar
Cloud Computing - Azure / GCP
Enterprise Content Management