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Strategy and Transformation, Risk Assurance, Manager

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Conduct and Compliance

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Transformation Assurance team, within our Risk Assurance practice, will provide you with the opportunity to work on some of the largest transformation programs across Canada. You will work with a team whose focus is on solving complex problems for our clients and supporting them in achieving their program objectives. You will leverage your prior experience and skillset to bring innovative solutions, tools, technologies and best practices in delivering for our clients.

Our Transformation Assurance team is growing and comprises a truly international team, with a wealth of experience in transformation advisory services, program and project delivery and risk management. A key focus for the team currently is to embrace and use the latest digital technologies to enhance our service delivery and successful candidates will be provided with focused training to support the adoption of these technologies. Based on our success in the marketplace, we are looking to expand our team's footprint and support new programs of work.

To learn more about of our Transformation Assurance team, check us out at

Important point to consider:
This role has the option of being based out of our Calgary or Vancouver office.

What you'll create and do

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:
  • Designing and implementing programme governance and programme management strategies
  • Assisting in rolling out leading practice programme management services like benefits realization, quality assurance, decision management, document management etc.
  • Working with and presenting to senior programme leadership within large scale programmes
  • Delivering and/or assessing large complex programs or projects
  • Developing and executing programme and project assurance strategies and plans
  • Developing responses to client proposals and drive impactful conversations with senior client leaders
  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their 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
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • Ability to obtain security clearance required
  • 5+ years of experience in Programme Management and Project Assurance of large Transformation projects that includes:

    - Supporting implementations of large complex system/transformation initiatives
    - Setting up Programme Offices and rolling out the necessary governance and operational processes to manage the programme
    - Implementing or performing project assessments, programme gateway reviews, risk-based reviews
    - Programme management and/or programme assurance experience
    - Experience within Public Sector (Municipal, Provincial, or Federal)
  • Masters Degree in Business or related field
  • Certified Project Manager (PMP, PMI PMBOK, APM BOK, PRINCE2, MSP, MoR, Agile, or Benefit Realization)
  • Understanding of core project management process area (IT governance, quality assurance, or SDLC), project management software/tools, and/or ERP or industry specific applications
  • Self-motivated to begin and continue tasks committed to achieving project goals
  • Ability to effectively negotiate, problem solve, and influence through verbal and written communications
  • Ability to present reports to and negotiate findings with senior stakeholders and executive management

  • Why you'll love working for PwC

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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