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PwC Strategy& Pharma & Life Sciences Operations Strategy Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Line of Service: Advisory

Specialty/Competency: Operations Strategy

Industry/Sector: Pharma and Life Sciences

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: No

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Operations Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients optimise all elements of their operations to move beyond the role of a cost effective business enabler and become a source of competitive advantages. We focus on product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programmes to drive both growth and profitability.

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 Manager, you'll 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master of Business Administration

Additional Educational Preferences :

Degrees in Science or Engineering may be considered.

Certification(s) Preferred :

APICS CSCP, APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, ISM CSM, or ISC CPSD

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Candidates should have demonstrated extensive knowledge of the Pharmaceutical and/or Life Sciences industry

Candidates should have demonstrated extensive knowledge of, and success in managerial roles involving, operations management, including operationalizing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from innovation, to product development, to commercialization, and to lifecycle management.

Demonstrated success in roles utilizing Lean Operations, Six Sigma, and IT enablement of key business processes is preferred.

Proven extensive success in prior roles involving medical devices, diagnostics, or other medical technologies.

Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities with operations management, including the following areas:

  • Managing teams through the design and implementation of people, process and technology changes, including building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, fostering a productive teamwork environment, leveraging diverse views to encourage innovation, and helping develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement, providing timely and meaningful feedback

  • Exhibiting capability in thought leadership, development of intellectual property (IP), and marketing and promotion of IP

  • Supporting incremental business development opportunities, and where possible, identifying new business opportunities, including client lead maturation, proposal development, and close

  • Leveraging industry contacts to make introductions and connect the firm to potential clients (short term or long term)

  • Maintaining an active rolodex and pipeline of executives and working to maintain, expand, and mature those over time

  • Managing and delivering business results that reflect strategic and creative thinking, individual initiative and the following abilities

  • 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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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