Public Sector - Program & Porfolio Management - Senior Associate
PwC/LOS OverviewPwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at /us.At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional ( provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title. Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at /careers.PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.Job DescriptionIn today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing US organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit /baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.Our Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) Consultants assist clients with capital planning and investment control. This high performing team optimizes project and program performance, while consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy.Position/Program RequirementsMinimum Years of Experience: 3Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degreeCertification(s) Required: Project Management Professional (PMP)Knowledge Preferred:Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success in a role within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment, emphasizing the following specialty areas: earned value management systems, governance, planning and controls, performance measurement and reporting, communications and stakeholder management.Skills Preferred:Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with,and a track record of, identifying and addressing client needs specific to federal project management, and federal consulting or federal project management: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues. Demonstrates proven thorough abilities as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.This role supports client work contractually requiring US Citizenship and a TS/SCI CI Level Security Clearance.