Senior Associate, Strategy&
ON - Toronto
1d ago

Job Description

Collaborate with industry leaders, diverse teams and innovative minds.

Our Strategy& practice :

Strategy& is a global team of practical strategists committed to helping seize essential advantage. We do that by working alongside our clients to solve their toughest problems and helping to capture their greatest opportunities.

We bring 100 years of strategy consulting experience and the unrivalled industry and functional capabilities of the PwC network to the task.

We are a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, and advisory services.

The Strategy& practice is currently seeking individuals to join our Toronto or Calgary team.

The Opportunity : Senior Associate, Strategy&,

Join the Strategy& Corporate and Business Strategy Unit (CBS) consulting team as a Senior Associate. Senior Associates work with clients leading all stages of strategy consulting projects for a variety of industry clients across Canada.

You will address complex challenges to define direction, reposition and transform, and develop delivery models and strategy execution plans to create value, growth and operational performance for our clients.

As part of the Corporate and Business Strategy team you will focus on our Capabilities Driven Strategy (CDS) and Fit for Growth platforms (FFG) to design and deliver winning strategies across all levels of a company and align organization capabilities for efficient, effective and focused use of resources.

Reporting to the Engagement Manager, you will :

Have relevant (or similar) experience in Industry and / or Strategy Consulting

Work across a variety of industry clients with a focus on 2 segments initially EUMI (energy, utilities, mining & industrial products) and TCRC (transport, communications, retail & consumer)

Demonstrate proven analytical thinking for analyzing and solving our clients toughest problems accurately and quickly

Lead workstreams to perform sophisticated hypothesis-driven analyses

Develop & manage efficient and realistic work plans; demonstrating sensitivity to the client’s agenda, perspectives and culture

Ensure self and team deliver quality work on time and within budget

Have excellent quantitative as well as qualitative analytical skills and ability to derive insights from data and research

Build consensus and trust among client team members and colleagues

Demonstrate ambition to build client capabilities and relationships with lasting impact

Demonstrate creativity, curiosity and a willingness to question the status quo

Coach, mentor and develop junior staff to build expertise

Identify new business opportunities and support the commercial agenda as appropriate

Assist with client-facing business development, engagement delivery, practice development and thought leadership related to the practice

Work effectively with limited supervision

Requirements : About you

About you

Undergraduate degree required, MBA preferred

Strategy consulting experience preferred

Relevant industry experience useful

Superior interpersonal and leadership skills

A commercial mind with an ability to challenge

Capacity to think pragmatically about strategic issues

Outstanding stakeholder management and communication skills

Strong project planning skills

High personal resilience and drive for success in a fast paced environment

The offer at Strategy&

As an organization with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to a variety of flexible working styles. These are unique opportunities offering a fun, flexible and supportive work environment and the chance to build a successful career.

The significant breadth of our client base ensures that interesting and varied work is always available.

At Strategy&, we recruit the best and the brightest. We believe that the best, most effective teams reflect diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives.

We aim to surround you with people who will inspire you and challenge you intellectually.

In return we offer you the opportunity to join a diverse and progressive team that will allow you to learn from inspirational people committed to ensuring each and every interaction is an opportunity to learn, challenge, reframe and innovate.

Why Work for PwC

Our employees make an impact with their dedication to client service, creativity, and high performance. Whatever your passion is, the opportunities available to you at PwC will help you realize your career aspirations.

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for follow-up.

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