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Advisory Financial Services Asset Management Technology Director (5107829)

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Company: PwC

Location: New York City, NY

Date Posted: March 20, 2014

Source: PwC

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 180,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be ...

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 180,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

From strategy through execution, PwC Advisory helps clients build their next competitive advantage. As the world's second largest global consulting provider, we combine the breadth of knowledge of over 35,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. A long history of working with many of the world's largest and most complex companies means we really understand the unique business challenges our clients face better than most consultancies.

Job Description:
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.

The Business Applications team helps PwC clients with technical solutions used across finance, operations, human capital and customer, and is leveraged to advise on industry-specific business applications.

Position/Program Requirements:
Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates intimate knowledge of, and proven success in roles managing clent consultations related to, assisting clients in the implementation and support of technical solutions and improving business processes, which includes the following:

-Understanding various application based olutions in one or more specific modules, as well as the common Industry issues facing clients.
-Sourcing and leading proposal development efforts for client engagement opportunities
-Consulting, designing, implementing and leading teams.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven intimate abilities with designing, building, testing and deploying technical solutions across various applications, as well as assisting with technical efforts including development, design, implementation and support of business processes.

Demonstrates a proven extensive track record of success leading and managing business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and signoff.

Demonstrates proven intimate abilities to develop strategy; as well as write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, which includes whitepapers, studies and client briefings.

Demonstrates proven intimate abilities as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:
7

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Bachelors Degree Required

Additional Information:
PwC is pursuing a strategic hire within our Asset Management sector with a focus on Real Estate Management. We are looking for an experienced candidate that can be part of the Financial Services Advisory Asset Management team with deep experience in Real Estate Management companies. The candidate should have demonstrated capabilities in the following areas: Demonstrates proven expertise and success to lead large or multiple teams through the design and implementation of people, process and technology changes, including: Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, foster a productive teamwork environment, lead teams to generate a vision, leverage diverse views, and help develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement Exhibiting capability in thought leadership, emphasizing new business development and project extensions, including client lead maturation, proposal development, and close Managing and delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, individual initiative and the following abilities: Developing a business vision and leading complex projects while functioning at the highest levels of client organizations Identifying and addressing client needs: build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships; manage resource requirements, project workflow and budgets; Communicating complex material effectively in written and oral formats to various audiences; Conducting and directing quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data The candidate should demonstrate competencies in the following areas: Minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, specifically focused on Commercial Real Estate and Facilities Management Experience dealing with large, complex real estate portfolios and organizations Design and restructuring of Commercial Real Estate & Facilities Management operating models, organizational structures, and service delivery model Co

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