PwC Operations Consulting - Operations and Solutions - Commodities (ETRM) - SeniorAssociate in Des Moines, Iowa
Industry/Sector: EUR X-Sector
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%
A career in Operations and Solutions, within Operations Consulting, 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.
You'll be a part of a team that helps clients build capabilities required to achieve operational solutions across their entire value chain by designing and executing broad based programmes that drive sustainable improvements. You’ll focus on global operating model design, operations performance improvement strategy, enterprise-wide process improvement, operations excellence capability development, and Lean/Six Sigma talent and performance management.
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 Senior Associate, 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Our commodity management and operations consultants advises clients on overall management and performance of their business with a focus in physical and financial commodity trading and marketing, operating assets and managing operational compliance and market risks in the physical and related derivative markets. This industry vertical team includes clients within industrial products, Energy, Utilities, Chemicals, Agriculture, and Mining sectors.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Business Administration/Management, Business Analytics, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Industrial Engineering, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Merchandising and Buying Operations, Operations Management/Research, Accounting & Finance
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven record of success in implementing process improvement solutions and trading and risk management systems, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including in the following areas:
Possessing knowledge with Physical Commodities (Oil, Fuels, NGLs, Natural Gas, LNG, Coal, Metals, Agriculture, Power, Freight, and other bulk commodities);
Possessing knowledge with Risk strategy and policies;
Possessing knowledge with Compliance requirements;
Possessing knowledge with organizational and process design for Front, Middle, and Back Office operations; and,
Possessing knowledge with Energy/Commodities Trading and Risk Management systems (including, but not limited to OpenLink Endur & RightAngle, Allegro, SAP, eka, FIS, TriplePoint, Brady, Amphora).
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in supporting both functional and technical CTRM / ETRM projects focusing on process improvement, assessments and implementation of solutions such as:
Possessing knowledge with Allegro, RightAngle, Endur, SAP and other similar tools;
Identifying and addressing client needs;
Participating actively 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;
Performing 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;
Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues;
Conducting business analysis, including functional and/or technical design;
Leveraging PC applications including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes, where applicable; and,
Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
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